Senior General Business Sales Executive, South GB - SAP Intelligent Spend


July 22, 2021

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Senior General Business Sales Executive, South GB - SAP Intelligent Spend
Reports To: VP SAP Intelligent Spend, GB
Location: Dallas preferred; Home office USA
SAP Intelligent Spend is set up for success in 2021. As the industry leader in cloud procurement, SAP Ariba will connect the world and simplify business commerce everywhere. With the B2B trading platform of the 21st century, SAP Ariba is making SAP’s vision of Run Simple and Run Networked a reality for customers. We are proud that over 4 Trillion dollars is exchanged on our network.
A Senior General Business Sales Executive’s primary function is to sell SAP Ariba & Fieldglass Spend Management Cloud software, solutions and related services to prospective GB mid-size customers, accurately forecast the business for their sales geography, and effectively develop the skills and capabilities of their respective sales team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for prospecting, qualifying, selling, and closing software/service revenue for new SAP Ariba and Fieldglass GB Customers.
Build relationships with key executives and decision makers within assigned accounts
Form strategic account plans including customer profiles, targeted programs, application descriptions, forecast reports, and action items
Develop and maintain technical and marketing knowledge of the entire SAP Ariba Spend Management product line.
Develop, share and maintain an in-depth knowledge of all key competitors.
Interact with the current sales organization and all other SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Colleagues in pursuit of overall customer satisfaction.
Assume full responsibility of quota attainment as agreed to and communicated by the Sales Vice President.
Participation and involvement in applicable industry conferences both internal and external
Maintain CRM system with accurate customer and pipeline information
All other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

Past software sales experience in the following areas including Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Sourcing/Contracts, Finance/AP, Services Procurement or ERP
Exceptional presentation skills required
Strong problem solving and analytical skill required
The Ability to build relationships and quickly develop trust with C-Level executives including CFO, CPO and CEO required
Highly professional written and oral communication skills required
Ability to work effectively in a sales team environment
The position can be Home Office based (Dallas, TX preferred)
University degree preferred

Basic Minimum Qualifications

Minimum 5 or more years of successful mid-market sales experience along with a strong history of quota attainment required
Proven track record in business applications software sales across industries

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SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

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Requisition ID:299381 | Work Area: Sales | Expected Travel: 0 - 50% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time |