Sr Business Development Manager at CED Global EMEA Team

Sr Business Development Manager at CED Global EMEA Team

Microsoft
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description


The EMEA team in Cloud, Experiences and Devices Business Development Organization at Microsoft is responsible for identifying and executing strategic business development opportunities across the EMEA region.
We are looking for a seasoned Biz Dev professional to lead the MEA business development.
Being part of the team, you will focus on:
  • Strategic Partnerships in the MEA region across full portfolio of Microsoft products to empower Microsoft product innovation
  • Strategic Geo-Expansion Data Centers partnerships

Customer and Partner Focus
  • Leverages internal and external relationships as a trusted advisor to advise complex (e.g., large, high impact) customers and partners on domain expertise as a sought-out resource across multiple lines of business, geographies, and cultures, as appropriate advises partners and decision makers on the industry and company and provides industry expertise internally and externally.
  • Drives customer and partner business initiatives, and contributes to customer's strategy discussions, leveraging knowledge of customer and partner business priorities and/or drivers and anticipating changes and actions to drive influence around the product roadmap, prioritization, and proactively guide customer and partner decision making.

Partnership Strategy
  • Creates business value propositions based on company, partner, and/or customer needs for a particular product/industry. Drives support and action by influencing internal stakeholders and partners and promoting the value of opportunities.
  • Positions the Microsoft value proposition versus competitors and works with stakeholders to influence product roadmap to meet customer needs, leveraging knowledge of Microsoft and customer issues in conjunction with product/industry teams to establish a foundation for future opportunities in competitive situations through collaboration. Provides insight on industry and/or competitive trends and drives action based on insights.
  • Leverages relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders to identify and validate unique opportunities that cross business areas or target high-priority gaps across technology, product, business, and/or geography. Leverages trends in data to inform decisions across deals. Drives deals to increase growth and achieve desired outcomes, anticipating potential issues provides input into recommendations on partners.
  • Builds and shares pipeline plans. Manages pipeline by identifying and promoting, prioritizing, guiding, influencing processes that develop and deliver on pipeline opportunities and optimize resources. Prepares information for reporting to key stakeholders, including synthesizing key work for executive consumption.

Negotiation
  • Leads deal opportunities across deal stages (e.g., Strategic Approval (SA), Approval to Negotiate (A2N), Final Go-no-go (FGNG)). Resolves deal issues as an escalation point for junior colleagues. Establishes best practices and drives process improvements based on learnings across deals. Represents Microsoft in key customer and partner interactions, and defines the deal structure for scalable and durable solutions to complex business opportunities. Leverages deep understanding of risks, rewards, and negotiation skills to manage broad engagements across all business functions. Provides breakthrough ideas and collaborates to close strategic or high-impact opportunities in order to scale the business (e.g., cross-company, cross-product deals). Provides coaching and support to junior colleagues as a go-to resource for negotiation.

Deal Management/Governance
  • Develops and implements plans for managing deals in order to lead a book of deals with workback schedules, key milestones, communications, and reporting.
  • Collaborates with customers, partners, and Microsoft colleagues to develop post-deal governance and oversee the creation and implementation of execution plans across a portfolio of deals within domains, industries, and/or geographies. Demonstrates achieved implementation and high-impact business value (e.g., executive level recognition) for customers, partners, and the company. Manages escalations between large partners and customers through to resolution provides recommendations into decisions to continue/discontinue deals. Captures learnings to improve future pipeline and business value communication. Course corrects to maximize deal value and preemptively minimize risk.

required/minimum qualifications
  • bachelor's degree in business, liberal arts, sciences, or related field and 10+ years relevant work experience (e.g., investment banking, consulting, finance, marketing, corporate strategy, sales, venture capital, legal, business development, product management, project management, software development, or related field)
    • or equivalent experience.

additional or preferred qualifications
  • bachelor's degree in business, liberal arts, sciences, or related field and 12+ years relevant work experience (e.g., investment banking, consulting, finance, marketing, corporate strategy, sales, venture capital, legal, business development, product management, project management, software development, or related field)
    • or master's/advanced degree in business, sciences, or related field and 10+ years relevant work experience (e.g., investment banking, consulting, finance, marketing, corporate strategy, sales, venture capital, legal, business development, product management, project management, software development, or related field)
    • or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years experience in the technology industry or in a technical role (e.g., it, engineering).

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