Microsoft is Recruiting For Sales Specialist (Business Applications) #D365
Microsoft
Lagos, NG
4d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Job Responsibilities

  • Build Pipe in alignment with Account Teams & Cross-Solution Areas- Build pipe by leading with industry, using digital signals & insights to prospect, network, identify, engage & nurture with right BDMs, align & gain account team commitment, plug into cross solution sales motions.
  • Envision Industry-aligned Customer-Centric Solutions with Business Value Insights- Discover and envision industry-based solutions with business value insights working with a pursuit team of technically intense workload experts and partners resources to quantify and qualify end-to-end connected solution use cases expanding opportunity value across line of business BDMs.
  • Engage with Partner(s)- Leverage and scale through aligning early with priority co-sell partners and ISVs.
  • Develop Close Plan & Secure Customer Agreement to Envisioned Solution- Gain customer agreement by successfully presenting the business case for change, aligning business pains with envisioned solution and associated business value.
  • Orchestrate Solution Design & Calculate / Present Business value Orchestrate, bringing clarity to pursuit team to ensure designed solution(s) maps to envisioned solution and business value.
  • Ensure design has an end-to-end view, building opportunities for future expansion of interconnected business processes after initial sale.

  • Negotiate with Proposals Mapped to Business Value- Create compelling board-level presentations with proposals aligned to customer transformation plan mapped to business value impact.
  • Deal crafting and negotiating using Give Gets / Balance of Trade and other resources. Engage Microsoft executives when required to expedite close and resolve stale mate / in action.

  • Commitment for Customer Success- Throughout the sales process and after sales closure ensure successful handoff to customer success teams with a clearly documented deployment plan
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience :
  • Experience with selling CRM / ERP or similar software-as-a-service, cloud-based business applications to large enterprise accounts exceeding sales targets.
  • Consultative sales experience
  • C-level engagement and ability to understand business
  • Strong stakeholder and relationship management experience
  • Developing demand and pipe by building BDM networking, assessing strategic customer objectives, digital transformation opportunity discovery, key improvement scenarios and an ability to measure and present incremental and new economic value from solutions proposed.
  • Ability to sell solutions with connected end-to-end business transformation across business units within enterprise accounts.
  • Leading / orchestrating sales processes across account planning, opportunity planning, deal negotiation, customer decision frameworks, evaluation plans and engaging in sophisticated business case discussions.
  • Deal crafting, negotiating terms and contracts for multimillion-dollar digital transformation initiatives.
  • Disciplined operator with demonstrated accuracy in forecasting business and maintaining pipeline hygiene.
  • Strong track record and history of carrying and exceeding an enterprise account sales quota
  • Deep Understanding of :

  • Business solutions, specifically CRM and / or ERP applications including one or more of : Marketing Automation, Sales Automation, Relationship Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Finance, Supply Chain Management and Commerce and how they translate into business impact.
  • Expert understanding and 1 to 2 years’ experience selling into one of the following industries : Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Retail and Government.
  • Broad understanding of commercial cloud offerings, ideally including Microsoft’s cloud platform, as well as competitors and related ecosystems.
  • The security, regulatory and compliance needs of global customers.
  • Desired Skills :

  • Design Thinking and Solution Envisioning
  • Strong presentation, white-boarding and communication
  • Passion and commitment for customer success
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative and team-oriented environment.
  • Organizational agility, able to coordinate stakeholders like Marketing, Engineering, Licensing, Legal, Executives etc.
  • Problem solver and ability to work in rapidly changing environment effectively managing ambiguity.
  • Your Onboarding Process :

  • You’ll attend an in-depth onboarding program designed to help you become skilled in the Microsoft Business Applications solution portfolio, differentiated value proposition, industry-aligned connected end-to-end use cases and business value.
  • You will learn the Microsoft Catalyst Sales methodology, Design Thinking, envisioning, business value quantification and the use of guided selling tools.
  • You will also get to participate in several hands-on experiential trainings to fortify concepts you learned to achieve success in your role

    Benefits and Perks

    Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work :

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away
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