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Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM seeks a Global Alliance and Channel leader to support our GTS operation. In this function, you will be expected to understand, support, grow, measure and manage the evolving role with the Alliance and grow our services business related to the Allaince. The role requires leadership in sales to drive the entire ecosystem to grow our channel and alliances business with strong ROI for the investments we make in the ecosystem. This role supports strategic development by collaborating with new initiatives from the alliance or from IBM across the ecosystem. Strong Sales leadership skills are required in order to drive the right level of engagement within GTS IS and across IBM in support of the alliance across the channel ecosystem.
The primary measurement of success to meet or exceed the target for sales and revenue with the alliance/channel as set out in the quarterly/annual joint business plan. As such the Alliance/Channel Leader is personally responsible for driving:
- All Programs (Certification, Rebate Claiming, Fall Planning)
All Geography interaction
- All joint offering and or product value propositions by and around the alliance/channel which provides IBM with an opportunity to add more value every opportunity and which understands where the alliance’s offerings/product sits in the lifecycle so that we can use programs commensurate with the offerings/product’s maturity.
To be successful in the role, one will be expected to have demonstrated key expertise in the following areas:
Services Sales Experience
Services Sales Management
Go to Market P&L Management
Project/Program Management Expertise
Technical Sales Enablement/Training
Global Supply Chain Expertise
If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position is $103,900 to $284,000 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
10+ years of demonstrated sales leadership and success, specifically managing complex enterprise-level problems and negotiating with senior leadership both within IBM and alliances/channels.
3+ years of demonstrated experience operating in a services sales and or partnership relationship
Demonstrated technical and domain expertise within respective GTS sales alliance channels
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
An ability to create a professional rapport at all levels within the alliance they lead: specifically with the Alliance’s very senior leadership, and also with the in-country management and sellers of the Alliance.
An ability to lead offering/product enablement, working with marketing, and training
- An ability to provide training and education in person or remotely
About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what’s next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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- 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
- World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
- Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
- Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
- Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
- Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
- Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
- Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
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