IBM Business Development Executive - Hybrid Cloud Services (m/f) in Frankfurt, Germany

Job Description

Joining to IBM with this role you would have the responsibility for the ongoing identification, development, and assessment of significant business opportunities, based on proactive market screening, targeting, business analysis and industry trends. Also you would have the opportunity to develop extensive executive and senior management relationships in client organizations. You will identify and develop the most attractive opportunities for potential engagements and work collaboratively with other teams across IBM as appropriate. As sales representative you will be responsible for the validation of these opportunities and own the opportunity until qualified and transitioned to the CSE/Opportunity Owner-remaining involved during the engagement phase, as appropriate

You develop and close your identified deals, you are taking leadership of the IBM engagement team as well as of the conversations with the customer. You use the IBM network and resources to assure a proper coverage of all customer Stakeholders. To prepare proposals and contracts, you are working in a highly international environment over an extended period of time. Together with the team, you develop an IBM value proposition which is tailored to the customers needs and designed to meet the customers budget.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  1. experienced service seller (10-15 years Service Sales experience)

  2. 5-10 years Industry expertise especially Automotive & Electronics and Industrial

  3. Base skills in IT Consulting & IT Architecture

  4. Experienced skills in IT Outsourcing and managed services particularly in IaaS, PaaS Cloud solutions across different vendors

  5. Deep market know-how and customer insights

  6. Advanced Negotiation skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  1. Service sals experience

  2. Industry know how

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.