As a Business Sales & Delivery Executive, you will support IBM's consistent growth by bringing to the table your business development, sales, account management, and delivery skills. Picture yourself working with a highly motivated, highly successful team with a proven sales record in IBM's top technologies. If you're ready to bring insights and experience in areas such as IoT, Blockchain and digital transformation, we are ready to offer you a best in class career development.
Your Role and Responsibilities
We are currently seeking an SAP Associate Partner to join our team, specifically to focus on the banking and insurance industries as part of the financial services sector. As an SAP Financial Services Associate Partner, you will have an excellent knowledge of SAP portfolio solutions and new innovations in SAP and the Financial Services Industry. You will lead the SAP Financial Services Industry sales discussions with clients to clearly demonstrate the business benefits of SAP solutions, crafting and supporting the SAP implementation process. You will be aware of the SAP roadmap differences between releases and new innovations that are brought into each of the SAP releases. This role will require excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency in developing channel and client relationships, identifying and closing new business, developing thought leadership with content as well as a visionary outlook in SAP are required. This is a hands-on sales & delivery role in a complex environment. Responsibilities include providing advice and counsel to clients, oversight and accountability for delivery success, and client satisfaction.
In this role, you will:
Lead the SAP sales focused plan for financial services clients
Lead SAP sales pursuits at new logo financial services clients and expand penetration at existing accounts
Support the identification, development, and closure of SAP sales efforts in support of an identified sales target
Provide industry guidance, strategies, and SAP best practices
Maintain industry references, approaches, IBM contacts and competitive analysis, in support of both general industry solutions and specific solutions
Build and lead internal communities of IBM financial services industry practitioners
Lead or contribute to the creation of IBM positions and strong POVs on specific SAP industry topics
Define, develop and use repeatable non-traditional consulting industry solutions incorporating other IBM technologies such as Blockchain, artificial intelligence, IoT, and Cloud where needed
Transfer knowledge to local IBM teams through training and side-by-side engagement work.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience and expertise selling and overseeing SAP Programs (S/4HANA, Ariba, SuccessFactors) and Projects for Financial Services Clients
At least 10 years of experience in managing or consulting in the banking and/or financial services field
At least 5 years of experience working for a management consulting company supporting the banking and financial services industry (e.g. traditional banks, Casino's, Mortgage, Securities, MSB's, etc.)
At least 5 years of Project Management experience on large scale SAP implementations
At least 5 years of experience in a prior consulting role with responsibility for and demonstrated success in business development, account management driving process optimization within the SAP portfolio
At least 5 years of Business development and Professional Services sales experience with SAP Financial Services
Track record of achieving individual sales quota of $5M+ annually
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
The ability to generate C-Level (CCO, CRO, CDO, CMO, CFO, and other Line of Business Leaders) relationships in Financial Services
Functional expertise in one of the areas: Finance, Procurement, HCM
At least 10 years of experience in selling and delivery of complex consulting projects for Tier 1 consultancy
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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