IBM Watson Health - A.I. Solution Seller - Payer - Anywhere in the US in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

Location: You can reside anywhere in the country near a major airport.

Our mission is to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world's most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights.

Working under minimal supervision, this position, The Payer Solution Seller will sell and promote Cognitive / AI (Artificial Intelligence) / Analytics offerings within the Watson Health, Payer portfolio and will work with health plans and other related companies, to understand their current business requirements around both departmental andenterprise wide analytics and consumer engagement needs.

The Solution Seller will support Client Executives and Account Executives who are the primary point of contact for Watson Health clients and responsible for the overall coordination of Watson Health resources. You will be responsible for net new sales and white space sales. The Sales Specialist will develop and execute a territory plan according to company policy, which will include strategic and tactical sales planning. You will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, and closing deals, while demonstrating and presenting product capabilities.

Essential Job Duties

  • Net New business development with health plans

  • Conduct demonstrations, clearly articulating client value proposition and offering differentiators

  • Design Analytics and AI solutions to meet business requirements

  • Meet or exceed all assigned quotas for sales, related applications and components

  • Participate in and manage sales process from lead generation to contract execution

  • Analyze customer's needs and recommend solutions that best meet customer's requirements

  • Emphasize scalable features such as flexibility, cost, capacity, and economy of operation

  • Able to reach a consultative level of selling with the customer

  • Ability to qualify, document and speak to technical workflows

  • Develop a deep understanding and expertise with the Watson Health Payer/Health Plan portfolio of products and related services

  • Ability to build and manage sales pipeline

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of Payer / Health Plan sales experience within healthcare.

  • Be able to effectively lead a solution based and/or technical sales team through a sales cycle.

  • Proven competencies in designing and implementing enterprise sales strategies for new offerings

  • Proven track record of being a high sales performer in the payer space.

  • Experience selling complex solutions to the C-Suite

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 5 years Payer/benefits job experiences a plus

  • 5 years consumer engagement sales experience

  • 5 years Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE) sales experience a plus

  • ​5 years consulting Services experience a plus

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.