Cross Solutions Sales Manager

Cross Solutions Sales Manager

5-8 years
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Job Description

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
  • Lead sellers to drive the Modern Workplace, Business Applications, Apps & Infra and/or Data & AI businesses to overachieve revenue, consumption and scorecard targets
  • Develops their seller's Solution Sales skills to sell the business outcomes of the broader Modern Workplace, Business Applications, Apps & Infra or Data & AI platform
  • Ensures orchestration among sales team and other teams engaging in the customer (e.g. partners, services, Engineering support, etc.)
  • Maintains the pipeline and the forecast to required operational standards
  • Drives new business opportunities to achieve targets contributing positively to relevant subsidiary scorecard metrics
  • Even higher levels of operational excellence. Ensure appropriate 4 quarter qualified pipeline in place by workload/solution.
  • Strong industry & Sales Play execution across workload in partnership with quailified partners and MS Consultency Services.

Mentorship & Coaching:
  • Coaches Seller's with a 'challenger mentality' by prompting Seller's to engage early and lead with new insights on how to grow the customers business.
  • Successful teams and team members are recognized and rewarded, both within the sales organization and at Corporate levels.
  • Develop further the industry and cross solutions competencies within sales org.

Customer centricity:
  • Lead from the front, personally engaging at CxO level to support and coach teams on opportunity discovery and acceleration
  • Lead sellers to drive end-to-end business solutions, increasing customer and partner satisfaction and average deal s YoY.
  • Lead cross-team to ensure customer intent to consume cloud services sold.
  • Design Cloud offerings with a 'Secured & Supported Customer' mindset

Partner Engagement:
  • Bring together Microsoft solutions with Partner solutions, fully leverage the synergy effect with our partners, and co-sell with them to make deals bigger and faster.

  • Embody our and

  • solution sales for modern workplace, business applications, apps & infra and data & ai solutions or similar business applications
  • selling software-as-a-service or cloud-based business applications to enterprise customers
  • regional experience
  • identifying unique and complex business challenges and solutions
  • leading multi-million-dollar deals requiring orchestration of large, dispersed, virtual teams composed of industry, solution, technical, licensing & legal team members.
  • successfully displacing competitors
  • carrying and exceeding a large sales / consumption quota by driving and closing enterprise deals
  • demonstrated passion and commitment for customer success

5+ years of experience
  • demonstrated sales and sales management experience in enterprise sales & cloud.

deep understanding of:
  • modern workplace, business applications, apps & infra or data & ai solutions and how they translate into business impact
  • customer needs of global customers
  • working knowledge of microsoft's commercial cloud offerings
  • competitors and related ecosystem
  • the business value selling methodologies, practices and technologies that drive sales prospecting and sales management in complex solution selling environments.

desired skills:
  • excels at developing strong relationships and leadership connections to understand customer needs.
  • adept at challenging perspectives with new ideas that reframes thinking about deriving value from microsoft solutions.
  • very strong presentation, white boarding and communication skills.
  • demonstrated people leader able to coach and inspire a diverse team of sales and pre- sales professionals.
  • strong negotiating skills

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