Senior Commercial Account Manager - Financial Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise 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.

Financial Services is uniquely positioned to help customers move to the New Style of IT by providing:

  • Investment solutions that enhance business flexibility and agility
  • Investment expertise on a globally consistent basis
  • The capability and control to scale technology with speed and confidence

We help customers build IT investment strategies that support transformation and the ability to deliver on business goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Builds growth opportunities using the account planning process; actively manages planning process through scheduled reviews and updates.
  • Extensive time working with and leveraging external partners to deliver solution sale.
  • Significant percentage of time spent directly with customer; interfaces with all levels, including highest within customer organization; highly diverse set of functions and buyers; focus in on management level.
  • Develops business plan in conjunction with customer.
  • Applies consultative-selling techniques to identify and advance opportunities that result in ongoing profitable revenue growth for the company.
  • Maintains high-level of customer loyalty and builds trust and integrity, as indicated in company-conducted surveys and reports.
  • Responsible for achieving/managing quarterly, half yearly, annual quota and/or margin.
  • Enters all opportunities in pipeline tool and updates them weekly. Recommends and Implements industry leading Pipeline management practices.
  • Ability to implement margin recovery activities/strategies.
  • Acts as a first interface for international accounts in collaboration with members of global business teams, and local teams.
  • Identifies customer requirements, matches with company capabilities and chooses respective company supply chain accordingly (Volume Direct or Indirect).
  • Works very closely with external partners.

Requirements:

Educationand Experience Required:

  • University or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Detailed knowledge of key customer types or customers on given products.
  • Viewed as expert in company; sought out by other Sales Representatives and/or first level managers for input.
  • Typically 8-12 years of experience as referenced above.
  • Industry experience required.
  • Experience in product specialty (computers, printers, servers, storage).

Knowledgeand Skills Required:

  • Has good leadership skills and cross functional expertise.
  • Must have good time management skills.
  • Broad understanding of the customer’s needs; applies standard as well as creative solutions to meet those needs; particularly considering the specific industry/market.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple internal and external partners on multiple levels to deliver appropriate solution sale.
  • High level customer management relationship building, working at management and executive level in lines of business.
  • Partner organization intelligence aligned with partner management skills.
  • Advanced sales negotiation, and deal closing skills.
  • Identifies and effectively leads the account resources to ensure coordinated, efficient, account management, and accountability for achieving business results.
  • Expertise in managing end-to-end sales processes in large deals.
  • Relevant knowledge of client’s industry; keeps abreast of trends and lead discussions with IT on strategic directions and linking discussions.
  • Knowledge of company’s breadth of solutions and engages specialist resources as needed.
  • Ability to understand the customer’s business issues and translate to company solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize and drive strategic sales activity on a complex solution basis.
  • Excels in competitive selling skills.
  • Sells across platform and specialty.

Hewlett PackardEnterprise 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

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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