Job Posting for Strategic Solution Sales Executive - Integrated Planning - West at SAP
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Job Description and Expectations:
The collaborative enterprise planning market is evolving from enterprise performance management (EPM) to extended Planning & Analysis (xP&A), and is expected to grow to €35B by 2025. SAP leads the xP&A market with solutions that provide a holistic real-time view of strategic and operational planning for our customers worldwide. The planning opportunity includes Financial, Marketing, Sales, HR, Production, Supply Chain, Customer Service, and traditional Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).
Extended Planning & Analytics is one of the fastest growing Cloud business areas at SAP, and is a critical part of the SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP). We are seeking a strategic account executive to focus on the exciting Planning market. The successful candidate will bring strong value selling expertise to drive pipeline and sales for SAP Planning, winning net new customers and creating long term customer value.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
Execute Planning GTM that drives pipeline progression & quality through systematic sales initiatives
Manage the full sales cycle and interact collaboratively with BTP Specialists and SAP Industry Account Executives
Lead compelling presentations of SAC Planning and Integrated Business Planning products, articulating the vision to a broad range of audiences from C-level executives to individual contributors
Bring strong expertise in Value Selling in the Planning market category
Develop expansion opportunities from our existing customer base and land new target accounts
Come with a strong “Hunter” mindset that will support our vision of LACE (Land, Adopt, Consume and Expand)
Provide timely, accurate forecasts and clear visibility on sales and revenue performance by actively handling your pipeline of opportunities
Leverage and coordinate cross-functional internal teams (BTP specialists, Pre-Sales, GTM, Partners, Product Marketing, Product) to efficiently navigate complex sales cycles
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Experience in selling pure cloud solutions with a strong focus on both generating new business and growing existing business
Strong expertise in the Enterprise Planning Domain: selling to the Office of the CFO, Supply Chain Management and Enterprise-wide planning is ideal
Clear consultative selling experience with deep understanding of matching customers’ AS-IS Landscape into the TO-BE Landscape
5 to 10 years of experience in a quota carrying role at a SaaS provider, with a proven record of achievement. Experience working for Cloud native SaaS companies is preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Deep understanding of the Planning ecosystem, industry, and key players
Ability to thrive in a constantly changing and evolving work environment
Unwavering commitment to be successful and constantly develop your career
Intellectual curiosity and high ambition
Business level English: Fluent
Local language: Fluent, Business Level
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Requisition ID: 339758 | Work Area: Sales | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid