Offer Manager

    • Tokyo, Japan



Job Description

Position Summary:

Reporting to Director of APJ Offer Management, the Offer Manager will provide a dynamic support function to the APJ Strategic Pursuit Practice (APJ Enterprise Sales organization), focusing primarily on providing commercial deal expertise on large and complex sales opportunities within existing strategic accounts. This is a role that encompasses the augmentation and execution of commercial/financial deal-related best practice for Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) transactions across APJ. We are looking for a highly motivated talent as a self-starter, a team player, a strategic/analytical thinker with a "can-do" attitude, with flexibility to accommodate evolving business needs and a keen eye for details.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary advisor for strategic opportunity value proposition including pricing options and related tactical customer-facing recommendations and presentations
  • Development of up-sell and cross-sell opportunity best practice at prospectus/proposal stages
  • Primary advisor for Enterprise License Agreements and other commercial programs
  • Produce and present customer financial business cases on behalf of Field Sales (ROI and RoCE)
  • Champion/coordinate bid specific T&Cs/pricing internally (app rovers, Revenue, Legal, Deal Desk)
  • Proactively consider and recommend improvements to large deal Eco-system (process, pricing)
  • Develop and deliver ELA training and workshops for in-region sales representatives
Required Experience:

Mandatory
  • Post Graduate University degree
  • Minimum 5 years deal management and bespoke pricing experience
  • IT Industry experience
  • Demonstrable analytical excellence
  • Customer-facing experience
  • Fluent English language & local language (region/location dependent)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to engage and influence individuals at all levels.
Highly desirable
  • Presentation skills and Problem Solving skills
  • High-touch solutions sales experience
  • Financial acumen
  • Bid management experience
  • Professional qualifications (MBA, ICM, CMA)
Desirable
  • Large complex deals and Enterprise Licensing Agreement experience
  • Contractual T&Cs management skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and navigate through a high-paced, fast-changing and sometimes unpredictable work environment.
  • Mentoring / Team lead experience
Other expected capabilities:
  • Strategic Thinking & Analytic Problem Solving: Ability to break down complex problems in a simplified way, creativity of ideas, innovation: develop and run analytical models to test out and refine the various strategies we may be considering
  • Project and Program Management Skills: Experience in estimation, planning, design, and implementation of business and IT efforts at software companies. Effective in influencing and making high quality decisions and taking decisive action
  • Business Leadership Skills: Strong, team-oriented leadership skills. Able to frame and confront issues and make tough decisions. Self-directed with strong initiative
  • Communication Skills: Strong communicator equally adept at communications strategy and execution, with the ability to craft a full range of clear, high-impact communications. Ability to communicate in an open and authentic manner in all situations
  • Process Improvement Skills: Ability to analyze poorly defined areas and processes within a cross-functional organization. Effective in implementing new and improved processes
  • Influencing and Interpersonal Skills: Able to establish and build close working relationships. Strong personal credibility and counseling skills. Team-oriented planner and decision-maker. Able to creatively drive consensus


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