Oracle ERP Solution Engineering Director- East Region in Santa Clara, California
Provides direction and specialist knowledge in applying the technology/application to client business. Facilitation of customer product/application understanding through presentations demonstrations and benchmarks; provision of support throughout the sales cycle.
As part of the Oracle sales team you will direct and manage pre-sales resources throughout the sales cycle. Provides technical/functional leadership to the sales team in the development and implementation of customer applications and customer products. Participates in account planning and strategy development. May publishes technical information of specific applications and/or technical articles. Works with management to define new products. Serves as the company liaison on specific technical projects with customers.
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Knowledge of software industry relating to all aspects of ebusiness solutions. Demonstrated leadership skills. Strong presentation skills. Ability to travel as needed. BA/BS degree or equivalent, advanced degree highly desirable.
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If you have a passion for people and for dazzling your customers with great presentations and engaging sessions, then this represents the perfect opportunity to blend your skills with your functional and business acumen. You will now have the chance to make an impact on one of the most important transformations in the history of Oracle.
For the role of Regional Solution Engineering Manager, we are searching for a motivated and passionate individual, who can lead a Regional Solution Engineering team towards excellence. With your drive, and goal-getter attitude, you ll play a key role in driving change for your region.
The Solution Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a team of Solution Engineers which work closely together with the Sales organization, selling Oracle s market leading cloud solutions in ERP, SCM and EPM.
Your key objectives are:
Create and sustain an environment where your team is inspired, informed, educated, enabled, recognized and rewarded with the goal of sustained success.
Be a partner to the business and ensure your team is working on the right things, at the right time and in the right manner.
Maximize your teams productivity by promoting re-use and use of our Solution Engineering Shared Services.
Modernize the way your team engages with customers, using compelling, innovative and creative tools and techniques.
Sales Execution Tasks:
The Director will partner with the Sales Key/Select/Gen SVP & AVPs in the AMER region to optimize pipeline & bookings
Collaborate with sales management and sales account executives to plan account strategies through participation in informal and formal account reviews.
Demonstrate innovative approaches to sales cycles and pipeline development.
Balance the required presales investment with the value of each opportunity, challenging when appropriate
Engage the appropriate presales team for qualified sales opportunities, including the identification of a presales lead
Enforce consistent presales processes, including CRM-based opportunity management, dry-runs and discovery sessions, to ensure superior demos, and presentations, resulting in flawless execution of the sales cycle.
With select sales cycles, build strategic partnerships with key decision makers in customer organization.
Monitor the impact of each presales team member throughout each sales cycle in order to fairly compensate each member once the deal closes
Maintain high-level knowledge of Oracle s entire solution suite and key competitors.
Balance the utilization level of the team, including investment in business development activities, necessary to build the pipeline for the aligned sales teams.
Qualification of sales opportunities.
Team Development Tasks:
Identify areas of development for each team member and work with each to define and execute a tailored learning plan. Foster an atmosphere of continuous learning and improvement.
Monitor the development activities towards industry and solution learning goals.
Provide feedback and coaching after dry-runs, demos and presentations in order to help them hone their skills.
Provide formal oral and written feedback during annual performance management reviews.
Ensure a fair compensation process for software revenue activities in collaboration with the ASMs and other SE Managers.
Drive and encourage your team members toward their group s revenue target.
Help develop the larger presales organization through leadership of a solution- or industry-focused community of practice which provides enablement and a voice of the field to solution engineering management.
Be resourceful and creative. Consider how existing solutions might be combined to leverage new sales opportunities. Try innovative approaches and techniques.
Ensure adherence to, and regular review of the ERP, EPM, and SCM Solution Engineering Charter.
4 years of front line SE leadership experience required
Experience leading regional/industry/architecture teams, appropriate knowledge of methodologies and technology
Demonstrated experience working in a matrix / multi-level management structure
Experience leading regional/industry/architecture teams, appropriate knowledge of methodologies and technology.
Demonstrated experience working in a matrix / multi-level management structure.
Proven experience building diverse teams, highly inclusive leadership style.
Proficiency in Oracle solutions, competitors, technology, and business models preferred.
Leadership, drive for results and can do attitude
Extensive experience leading complex Solution Engineering organizations.
Good analytic capabilities, be organized and able to work many tasks at the same time.
Proficient with CRM technologies (or other Enterprise business applications) and be able to present to a business or technical audience.
Able to communicate equally with internal resources such as Industry leadership, Product Marketing, Development, and Sales Management to gain commitment and support.
Must have good fundamental Sales Skills (Value and Solution Selling) and advanced leadership skills
Knowledge of advanced technologies and business processes including: Modern Web & Mobile Applications, Cloud Technologies and development, Customer Service trends and detailed business
. Bachelor equivalent: minimum requirement
. Master equivalent: optional
Job: *Pre Sales
Title: ERP Solution Engineering Director- East Region
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 20000CMT
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