Microsoft Corporation Industry Lead #D365 in Brussels, Belgium
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You will be a role model for the team by setting the tone on leadership & Microsoft culture and values, acting with integrity and being accountable to deliver business results with high levels of technical sales discipline, removing blockers & bringing technical execution clarity to the team on overachieving goals. You will coach the team by clearly defining strategy, team objectives and outcomes, bringing clarity out of ambiguity, helping them learn and adapt to ever-changing workload domain innovation and customer business transformation needs.
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The WE Industry Lead for Dynamics is a senior leader within the Dynamics STU (Specialist Technical Unit) enterprise sales organization working in Western Europe (WE) Area HQ team and virtually leading and developing high performing Specialists (Business Applications) in your industry across 12 countries. The WE Industry Lead for Dynamics helps each of our subsidiaries to drive the industry approach leveraging the Microsoft Business Applications Technologies to meet their customer’s needs.
We are looking for highly experienced and motivated sales talent to work in our WE Area Dynamics team to help our subsidiary teams and their customers realize the value of Business Applications in their industry. If you are a proven talent with experience in Business Applications and deeply industry , help us take Dynamics 365 to new heights in a market with millions of passionate customers and billions of Euros in business. We are an unmatched team comprised of talent, passion, expertise, and commitment.
Primary accountabilities for this role include:
Be a senior solution sales within our enterprise sales organization working with our 12 subsidiaries
Be an Industry Business Applications expert in WE Area HQ
Build a Specialists Industry community for your industry
Work with each Subsidiary with Specialists (Business Applications) and Sales Leaders in rolling out our Business Applications company strategy to 12 markets
Work with subsidiaries to drive Business Applications by coaching in deal closing to achieve monthly, quarterly and fiscal forecasts / targets
Work closely with key stakeholders in your industry across Western Europe area team – such as the Business Applications Business Group and partner with key EMEA Timezone and Corp stakeholders
Be the key WE Area HQ team member in supporting subsidiaries with interfacing with customers:
Coach Specialists (Business Applications) in owning opportunities from start to close by orchestarting virtual teams consisting of technical and partner roles. Leverage partners to scale sales motions and coach sellers to bring together Microsoft solutions with Partner solutions, to deliver value to our customers
Coach Specialists (Business Applications) with a “challenger mentality” by prompting Sellers to engage early and lead with new insights on how to grow the customers’ business
Together with our Specialists, engage at CxO level to support and coach teams on opportunity discovery and acceleration
Drive a high performing virtual community of Industry Specialist (Business Applications) across 12 subsidiaries in Western Europe:
Manage the Western Europe community of Industry Specialist (Business Applications) by building a trusted environment for teams to work together, learn together and win together
Learn about Business Applications, the market, competitors and customer needs and share these learnings with the Western Europe Specialist (Business Applications) communities
Drive cross-team collaboration in Microsoft, to bring the best that Microsoft has to offer to all our customers
10+ years of experience:
solution sales for CRM, ERP, or similar business applications
selling software-as-a-service or cloud-based business applications to enterprise customers.
identifying unique and complex business challenges and solutions
leading multi-million-dollar business app deals requiring orchestration of large, dispersed, virtual teams composed of industry, solution, technical, licensing & legal team members.
successfully displacing competitors
record of carrying and exceeding a large sales quota by driving and closing enterprise deals at Microsoft or competitor
demonstrated passion and commitment for customer success
Deep Understanding of:
Business solutions, ERP & CRM and how they translate into business impact
Working knowledge of Microsoft’s commercial cloud offerings
Competitors and related ecosystem
Excels at developing strong relationships and leadership connections to understand customer needs
Adept at challenging perspectives with new ideas that reframes thinking about deriving value from Microsoft solutions
Very strong presentation, white boarding and communication skills
Demonstrated people leader able to coach and inspire a diverse team of Specialist Managers and Specialists
Strong negotiating skills
Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience in Business Administration or Business Management or Industry related discipline. MBA a plus.
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