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IBM Automation Solutions Expert Seller in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina


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

IBM (Global Business Services) GBS is looking for an energetic, results-oriented Automation Subject Matter Expert (SME) Seller to build relationships with IBM GBS client facing teams in North America as well as end user clients. This role will create new opportunities and experiences for our clients leveraging IBM Industry teams and their deep industry knowledge, coupled with the candidate ability to identify business process and technology automation areas. This person will be able to bring the two together for the customer to achieve measurable business outcomes. We are looking for results-oriented, intellectually curious, and highly-motivated people who have a track record of success in selling complex solutions. This individual will take ownership of client relationships to drive sales, develop new opportunities, and close enterprise-level deals especially within the CPG and Telco


Job responsibilities include:

  • Manage and develop relationships at the executive level

  • Responsible for leading and coordinating business strategy with internal account teams and external client stakeholders

  • Grounded in technology and able to converge business and technology in dialog with customer executives

  • Conduct preliminary use case identification and associated ROI modeling as part of pursuits

  • Drives partnering strategy in leading the transactional process from opportunity creation to closure including price case development, legal and procurement documents necessary to support partnership and opportunities in North America

  • Participate in sales campaign development, event management and co-marketing opportunities within the global automation marketplace

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years of proven successful experience in executive level sales, with measurable success

  • Exceptional communication skills and a consultative approach in addressing a large matrix environment

  • Comfortable navigating complex enterprise policies and organizations, and differing agendas

  • Solid understanding of partnerships and alliances and how they can create value for our business, our partners and alliances and our clients

  • Resourceful, creative and able to find innovative ways to achieve results

  • Technologically savvy and familiar with one or more of: IT and process automation, RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning

  • Detail oriented and highly skilled in staying focused amid complex situations

  • Independent thinker with the ability to ideate in unconventional ways

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Past experience selling BluePrism, UiPath, Pegasystems or related technologies

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

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About IBM

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Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.