IBM Business Development EA in MEXICO CITY, Mexico

This role has the responsibility for the ongoing identification, development, and assessment of cross-IGS services business opportunities with key accounts, selected based on proactive market screening, targeting, and business analysis. They develop extensive executive and senior management relationships in client organizations. They identify and develop the most attractive opportunities (especially sole-source deals) for potential engagement. They work collaboratively with other teams across IBM and with other partners and outside consultants as appropriate They are responsible for the ongoing qualification of these opportunities and recommend whether to engage, disqualify, or refer opportunities to other IBM groups. They own the opportunity until formal sales engagement and facilitate the transition to an engagement team, and remain involved during the engagement phase, as appropriate. They typically report to a Business Development Manager. Primary Measurement: Contract Signings performance; Business development metric such as, pipeline of well-qualified business. The employee Influences the functional strategy.Skills:Environment:Professional knowledge of function, business unit or country operations. Understand organizational resources, priorities, needs and policies.Communication/Negotiation:Guide other professionals. Adapt communications and approaches to conclude negotiations with various partners, resulting in common agreements.Problem Solving:Analyze complex/new situations, anticipate potential problems and future trends, assess opportunities, impacts, and risks. Develop and implement solutions. Contribution/Leadership:Leads multi-functional teams, or conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Has vision of functional or unit mission. Influences people and organizations, including executive management, when issues are complex/difficult and require considerable diplomacy. Considerable latitude in responsibilities to define and decide on tools, processes, priorities and resources following general business unit directives. Recognized as an expert in their field. Often no precedent exists. Impact on Business/Scope:Accountable for projects or programs involving multi- functional, country-wide or regional teams. Responsible for overall functional program success. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact functional, business unit, or country costs or expenses.

EnvironmentProfessional knowledge of function, business unit or country operations. Understand organizational resources, priorities, needs and policies.Communication/NegotiationGuide other professionals. Adapt communications and approaches to conclude negotiations with various partners, resulting in common agreements.Problem Solving:Analyze complex/new situations, anticipate potential problems and future trends, assess opportunities, impacts, and risks. Develop and implement solutions. Contribution/Leadership:Leads multi-functional teams, or conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Has vision of functional or unit mission. Influences people and organizations, including executive management, when issues are complex/difficult and require considerable diplomacy. Impact on Business/Scope:Accountable for projects or programs involving multi- functional, country-wide or regional teams. Responsible for overall functional program success.

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