Data Center Re-Marketing Consultant

Data Center Re-Marketing Consultant

Job Description:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.

Learning does not only happen through training. Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our HPE culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You'll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We also have a "reverse mentoring" program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.

The Enterprise Group works to streamline innovation and simplify IT with superior solutions. By combining ESSN (Enterprise Server, Storage and Networking) and Technology Services into one division, we gain a strategic advantage in our focus on "Converged Infrastructure". The HPE Enterprise Group supports our customers with the transformation and integration of their technology. We are there for our customers – come join us!

This position is a telecommute/remote role and can be located anywhere in the US.

  • Seek out new opportunities and expands and enhances existing opportunities to build and manage the pipeline in specialty area.
  • Maintain knowledge of competitors in account to strategically position HP's products and services better.
  • Develop pursuit plans and manage the pipeline to ensure alignment with account managers.
  • Establish a professional, working, and consultative, relationship with the client, by developing a core understanding of the unique business needs of the client within their industry.
  • Contributes to proposal development, negotiations and deal closings.
  • Work closely with and support account manager, providing technical expertise and support, and participating in client engagements up to C-level engagements for more complex solutions in smaller accounts.
  • May focus on growing contractual renewals for midsize accounts with some complexity, to higher-total contract-value renewals.
  • Interface with both internal and external/industry experts to anticipate customer needs and facilitate solutions development.
  • Build sales readiness and reduce client learning curve through effective knowledge transfer in area of specialization.

Scope and Impact:

  • May coordinate internal & external partners to deliver appropriate solution sale.
  • Establishes relationships with customer/partner at all organizational levels; able to interface with senior levels in internal and external groups.
  • Assigned average or higher size quota.
  • Account size ranges; may work in a Small-Medium, Enterprise, or Corporate Segment; varied sales cycle.

Education and Experience Required:

  • University or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Directly related previous work experience
  • Demonstrated success in achieving progressively higher quota
  • Extensive vertical industry knowledge required
  • 5-8 years advanced sales experience required

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Is considered an expert in knowledge of products, solution or service offerings as well as competitor's offerings to be able to sell large solutions.
  • Understands the industry and market segment in which key accounts are situated, and integrates this knowledge into consultative selling.
  • Understands and applies program/project management methods and processes to define, plan, cost, resource, track and ensure successful pursuit.
  • Understands the role of IT within area of specialization and how HP's solutions differentially address specific vertical industry challenges as well as their cross-segment capabilities
  • Account planning and accurate account revenue forecasting skills.
  • Collaborates with management and sales teams in shared accounts to ensure seamless integration of specialist sales with other sales activities.
  • Cultivates & maintains positive relationships with customers to ensure account retention & growth, and position HP as the preferred vendor for meeting all business needs
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Establishes a professional working relationship, up to the executive level, with the client.
  • Demonstrates leadership and initiative in successfully driving specialty sales in accounts - prospecting, negotiating and closing deals.
  • Demonstrates high service or product knowledge and professionalism in researching and sharing service-related information with account teams and customers.
  • Deep knowledge of products, solution or service offerings as well as competitor's offerings.
  • Understands how to leverage HP's portfolio and change the playing field on our competitors.
  • Utilizes Siebel as an expert and accurately forecasts business.
  • Understands and sells high value software solutions
  • Understands selling of services sales.
  • Leverages services as part of strategic product sales.
  • Maintain expertise of industry trends, associated solutions, and key partner/ISV solutions.
  • Maintains expertise on IT at all levels - new applications, maintenance, typical budgets of the CIO's, typical objectives, measures, metrics.

Critical Competencies to Drive Business Results:

New Business Acquisition

Aggressively searches for opportunities in new or existing accounts, expanding business in a way that ensures profitability for HP

Opportunity Qualification, Development and Closing

Assesses feasibility of pursuing an opportunity given what the customer is trying to accomplish, competitive presence and strength, and risk to HP of proceeding. Defines and positions well-targeted solutions to generate customer acceptance, develop internal HP buy-in, and wins the deal

Knowledge Transfer

Establishes HP' technical credibility with customers, educates account teams in area of specialization, and provides an interface between HP and its customer base

Account Planning and Alignment

Supports the development of account plans that focus sales activities, ensure accurate forecasts, and integrate specialist-selling seamlessly within an overall account strategy

Customer Relationship Management

Demonstrates customer-sensitive practices within accounts to support trust in HP and advance HP's account presence

Margin Management Support

Supports maintenance of the profit margin essential for protecting the business interests of HP

Sales Effectiveness Fundamentals

Tools & Resources Utilization, Businesses & Offers, Competitive Positioning, Organizational Collaboration

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Values:

Partnership first: We believe in the power of collaboration - building long term relationships with our customers, our partners and each other

Bias for action: We never sit still - we take advantage of every opportunity

Innovators at heart: We are driven to innovate - creating both practical and breakthrough advancements

HPE is an EOE / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status

What do we offer?

Extensive social benefits, flexible working hours, a competitive salary and shared values, make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers. At HPE our goal is to provide equal opportunities, work-life balance, and constantly evolving career opportunities.

If you are looking for challenges in a pleasant and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at www.hpe.com/careers

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Job:

Sales

Job Level:

Expert

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.

HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.


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