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Accenture Products & Platforms Pre-Sales Manager (R00055872_Irving)

Business and Financial Operations




Irving, Texas, United States

We are:

Accenture Products and Platforms (APP) for INTIENT– Accenture’s premier and most high-profile Industry cloud solution for Life Sciences and beyond. Accenture is committed to delivering on the promise of technology and human ingenuity, and INTIENT is the realization of this with capabilities that support improved efficiencies in drug development, and better experiences and outcomes for patients - improving the lives of millions of people. As an APP pre-sales director you are a central player in this narrative and brand promise.

APP operates a portfolio of product-mindset business units inside Accenture – with a mission to codify industry and functional knowledge into valuable and differentiated software assets for sale to Accenture clients or as market-facing products in clients’ own offerings. APP offers unique and rewarding opportunities and software career paths within Accenture.

You are:

An exemplary pre-sales professional who:

  • Knows how to script, stage, deliver and refine truly powerful product demos with variation and nuance according to the buyers’ interests and priorities, and also from the perspectives of different users.
  • Is a curious learner, an active listener, an empathetic conversationalist, and an engaging storyteller.
  • Enters every meeting with a purpose, and always leaves with a next step.
  • Is comfortable working with internal technical teams, product managers, commercial and pricing teams, and clients to gather requirements and share key data points.
  • Operates in an organized and structured way, but can also think about “the art of the possible” to map complex client challenges to Accenture solutions.
  • Quickly assimilates client-specific needs and market problems into workable solutions.

The work:

As a pre-sale’s director for INTIENT within APP you will be a product expert with a primary responsibility to help client teams and client prospects understand how our INTIENT capabilities solves problems in differentiated ways with compelling value propositions to key buyers. This is not just a “features, functions, key benefits” role. This is a pivotal role in the origination, qualification, and pursuit of opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Originate, qualify, and support new sales opportunities
  • Manage INTIENT demo capabilities, including working with product teams on updates
  • Know the industry and the market from a challenges perspective
  • Know and understand the changing competitive landscape
  • Know the INTIENT value narratives
  • Work with marketing teams on sales collateral and client stories
  • Prioritize and nurture leads as they move through the sales pipeline
  • Collaborate with solution architects
  • Collaborate with marketing and industry teams on events, webinars, and workshops
  • Support new and existing sales channels
  • Play a key role in RFP responses and scoping Proof-of-Concepts

Here’s what you need:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Google Cloud Platform OR 5+ years' in the Life Sciences or Health industry with some cloud experience
  • Good understanding of the technical and competitive landscape within the Life Sciences or Health industry
  • Effective presenter, strong communicator and storyteller
  • Meeting and stakeholder management skills, working with global teams on tight deadlines
  • Business case development experience
  • Program Management skills
  • Solution selling skills

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $119,880 - $197,900 and [Register to View]

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