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Palo Alto Networks

Director, Sales - Prisma Cloud, CEUR

Hamburg, Germany

Company Description

We're considering Candidates based anywhere in Germany.

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

Job Description

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Your Career

As a member of our Sales Leadership Team you will be tasked with leading our Prisma Cloud Sales Team in CEUR (DACH and Eastern Europe). Prisma Cloud is the industry’s only comprehensive Cloud Native Security Platform, integrating capabilities from the world’s most innovative security start-ups and delivering them on an enhanced platform to provide market-leading functionality across all our individual modules. From container security to threat detection to web application and API security, security teams benefit from best-in-class protection. 

You will build and drive your sales team to exceed company objectives while growing your region according to plan. You’ll be responsible for building a high-performance sales culture that delivers results in bookings, sales development and forecast accuracy. Simultaneously, you will  mentor and develop your team members to accomplish individual and organisational goals. It will be required that you track sales activity, provide sales projects, and create and analyse metrics. 

A challenge inspires you rather than intimidates you, and you aren’t afraid of setting accelerated goals to drive you to succeed. More than that, you are motivated by empowering our clients to meet their cloud security needs and you are driven with an encompassing passion for solutions selling in a hyper-growth environment. You’re not afraid of addressing the critical challenges they are facing within digital transactions, and you thrive on the pressure.  

Your Impact

  • Responsible for leading and growing the Prisma Cloud Sales Team in CEUR
  • Own and drive revenue outcomes within the assigned region exceeding Team sales quotas & goals
  • Coach, develop and mentor representatives to success in all aspects of the sales cycle; lead generation, qualification, forecasting and closing opportunities while using our channel/partner network
  • Build sales analysis for insight into weekly, monthly and quarterly execution & strategies
  • Work closely with other District Sales Managers on crafting business strategy to accomplish company goals

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • A successful track record of leading quota (over)achieving sales Teams
  • A good understanding of relevant technologies is preferred (cloud security, public cloud, DevSecOps etc.)
  • Consistency in achieving leadership and personal goals
  • Deep understanding of enterprise sales methodology, preferably MEDDIC
  • Excellent German and English language proficiency
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients, partners and cross-functional internal teams

Additional Information

The Team

Our sales team members work hand-in-hand with large organizations around the world to keep their digital environments protected. We educate, inspire, and empower our potential clients in their journey to security.

As part of our sales team, you are empowered with unmatched systems and tools, constantly updated research and sales libraries, and a team built on joint success. You won’t find someone at Palo Alto Networks that isn’t committed to your success – with everyone pitching in to assist when it comes to solutions selling, learning, and development. As a member of our sales team, you are motivated by a solutions-focused sales environment and find fulfillment in working with clients to resolve incredibly complex cyberthreats.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: No. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Client-provided location(s): Hamburg, Germany
Job ID: cede74c9-0b31-4923-a9aa-ca77b03bd3ff
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Founder led
    • Veteran founded/led

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