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Sales Origination Senior Manager

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

Role: Sales Origination Senior Manager

Organization: Cloud First

Location: Market wide

We are:

A leading partner to the world's major cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and Google. The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most and offers huge growth opportunities for you!

Our Cloud First group of more than 70,000 cloud professionals delivers a full stack of integrated cloud capabilities across data, edge, integrated infrastructure and applications, deep ecosystem skills, culture of change along with a deep industry expertise to shape, move, build and operate our clients' businesses in the cloud. To accelerate our customers transformation leveraging cloud, we combine world-class learning and talent development expertise; deep experience in cloud change management; and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design - with security, data privacy, responsible use of artificial intelligence, sustainability and ethics and compliance built into the fundamental changes Accenture helps companies achieve.



We are excited about the opportunities in the Cloud - and hope you are too! Learn more about our AWS careers here: AWS cloud careers page

You are:

A growth focused sales professional who has successfully created positive impact through year-on-year business expansion. You develop relationships with key buyers and decision-makers at new and existing clients by utilizing a differentiated roadmap and framework leveraging the latest cloud-based technologies. The Sales Origination Senior Manager is a senior sales executive uncovering new business opportunities, both new clients, as well as Accenture current clients.

The work:

Develop Relationships
  • Quickly develop & leverage strong, credible relationships with key client decision makers spanning multiple layers of organization
  • Collaborate with sales colleagues to ensure efficient and effective use of business development resources
  • Successfully lead and align a complex network of stakeholders
Grow a profitable sales pipeline and/or backlog
  • Build a pipeline by originating opportunities, qualifying them and submitting a binding bid (Stage 2b)
  • Originate and sell deals typically greater than $10M that are cross client and typically cross service groups
  • Focus on opportunities that have a compelling value proposition to the client and are profitable to Accenture
  • Create a compelling vision for the deal outcome, through active listening and using storytelling and immersive experiences
Participate in the Sales Process
  • Orchestrate and lead entire origination process for a large deal working with the CAL, the client team and relevant subject matter experts
  • A focus on the origination process but remain involved through the deal life cycle to closure in some capacity, even if working with a Sales Capture lead
  • Sales Originators are client facing and have an individual Stage 2b pipeline target and a sales target the proportion of which varies dependent on level
  • Be the lead in ensuring the Accenture Sales Methodologies are implemented and followed to maximize win probabilities across a portfolio of assigned accounts
  • Remain involved through the deal life cycle, and support the Sales Capture lead in the closing opportunities in the circumstances where there is a separate sales capture lead
  • Establish initial qualification and win strategy and initial power map to qualify deals that are winnable and deliverable.
  • Travel up to 75%
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Qualifications

Here's what you need:
  • Minimum of 6 years selling/closing deals in the professional services space in one or more of the following areas: Technology Services such as consulting and development services, Cloud enablement migration and modernization and Public Cloud managed services
  • Minimum of 5 years originating and capturing complex multi-tower service deals greater than 10M in total value
  • Minimum of 10 years in Sales or PM with progressive client facing responsibilities
  • Minimum of 5 years selling AWS
Bonus points if you have:
  • Sales experience with AWS.
  • Delivery experience with AWS.
  • Technical sales experience with Kubernetes, Open Shift, Docker Enterprise, or Cloud Foundry
  • Previous experience in conceptualizing, planning, and implementing cloud migration, modernization, cloud native development or cloud managed services.
  • Industry experience in Life Sciences, State & Local Government, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Banking, Insurance, Heath or Manufacturing.
  • Experience working within G2000 customers.
  • Experience with C-Level client relationship building and relationship management.
  • Proven ability to operate within a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.
  • High energy level, focus and ability to work well in demanding client environments.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Unquestionable professional integrity, credibility and character.
What's in it for you?
  • You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture/AWS community; teams pushing the boundaries of new business capabilities and emerging AWS technologies and services, sharing their experiences and lessons learned with each other. You'll have the chance to thrive in an environment where your ideas are valued and your voice matters.
  • At Accenture, you will be able to work on meaningful and innovative projects, powered by the latest AWS technologies and industry best practices such as event-driven architectures and domain driven design.
  • Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth. You'll learn from and work with Accenture's certified AWS practitioners and Accenture will support you in growing your own tech stack, sales skills, and certifications.
  • You'll be immersed in the design and implementation of human-centric solutions to help solve complex challenges with some of the world's largest companies.
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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00036335
Employment Type: Other