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IBM Air Force Account Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Introduction

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

The Account Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Analyzing client's business, goals, strategies, industry trends and directions to develop compelling value propositions for the client that result in a win

  • Building, positioning, and capturing opportunities/procurements

  • Formally engages and leads large multidisciplinary teams in developing complex solutions for specific client opportunities and in developing client deliverables such as a Requests For Information (RFI), Requests For Proposal (RFPs), and Statements Of Work (SOWs) or presentations

  • Developing the financial solution for a deal based on client requirements and the competitive marketplace while ensuring IBM meets its business and financial goals *

  • Making decisions on the components that drive the deal strategy, managing possible tradeoffs to win the contract, with overall marketing responsibility for the final winning proposal to the client

  • Be recognized as a domain expert within the business unit responsible for providing unbiased, fact-based leadership and direction in designing bidding strategy recommendations

  • Develop and articulate competitor technical solutions, Price-To-Win, price strategy, risk mitigation, and competitive landscape dialogue with executive and senior leadership and provides sound recommendations for capture and delivery.

  • Support post-sales activities by performing post award analysis to identify lessons learned and trends for future opportunities. If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position is $144,000 to $222,000 based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Generate at least $10M in sales annually

  • BS/BA degree (preferred fields of study include Engineering, Business, Computer Science, and/or Finance)

  • At least 10 years delivering IT and analytics business process solutions

  • Ability to articulate technical approaches to non-technical audiences

  • Demonstrated experience in knowledge of Air Force market and competitor behaviors, with preferred experience n AF HR and Cyber.

  • At least 5 years experience in client relationship management, up to and including executive offices

  • At least 5 years experience in demonstrating knowledge of the Federal procurement process

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 10 years experience in analytical and creative problem solving skills

  • At least 10 years successful professional experience in Defense and Intelligence with strong preference for Air Force experience

  • Demonstrated technical community leadership in capturing, developing and sharing knowledge with team members to raise competencies

About Business UnitIBM 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.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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.

US Citizenship Required.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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