Strategic Account Manager - Health & Life Sciences

1 week agoLondon, United Kingdom

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Job Category Sales

Job Details Strategic Account Manager - Health & Life Sciences

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas—a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes World’s Most Innovative Company ten years in a row and one of Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce.

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Department Description
Our Health and Life Science (HLS) team sells into all sub-verticals of the broader industry vertical. Within the Business Unit we have 3 distinct types of teams that cover Strategic, Major and Territory accounts. You will be selling our entire portfolio into our biggest strategic account.

Role Description/Impact - Strategic Account Manager

We are currently looking for a curious and driven Strategic Account Manager that will lead the global relationship with an existing, Tier 1 Pharma and Life Sciences company that has been at the forefront of the vaccine roll out here in the UK and worldwide.

Your Impact

Salesforce offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be empowered to sell business applications solutions and be set up for success.

You will work closely with a truly global customer and internal team and operate as a trusted digital advisor to deeply understand their unique company challenges and goals. You will consult with the customer on the Salesforce Platform to evangelize solutions that will help them reach their business goals and blaze new trails within their organizations. You will contribute to our business growth in a fast-paced, collaborative and fun atmosphere, as a valued member of our Ohana.

Your Qualifications

  • Proven track record of selling together with an international team, transformative enterprise software or technology solutions to C-level executives into accounts of more than 2000 employees; preferably from the target industries.
  • 7-10+ years of quota carrying software or technology sales, account management and virtual team leadership experience.
  • You will have a point of view of industry trends and will be able to build a narrative of digital transformation within the HLS space.
  • In addition, a bachelor's degree is strongly preferred.

Across all sales teams, we are looking for the following attributes:
  • Consultative selling experience
  • Solution Selling Ability
  • Strong Discovery Skills
  • Can articulate ROI
  • Objection Handling Skills
  • Coachable
  • Strong business acumen
  • Planning and Closing Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Executive presence
  • Can collaborate and influence in a “win as a team” environment
  • Resourceful
  • Has a drive for results
  • Is a trusted advisor to customers and colleagues
  • Prospecting Skills

  • Competitive compensation package with uncapped commission and employee stock purchasing plan
  • Ramp up schedule including training boot camp and world-class sales and product e enablement and training
  • Career Advancement in a fast-paced and rapidly growing organization, mobility within the firm, leadership development programs

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