VMware Telco Business Development Lead - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Indianapolis, Indiana
The Telco Business Development Lead is responsible for coordinating and executing a joint sales strategy and sales approach between VMware’s Telco NFV Group and VMware’s internal and external sales and PSO teams. This extended team is driven to a common goal of growing revenue and projects related to Network Function of The Embedded Virtualization (NFV) within a set number of named Telecommunications service provider accounts.
The role responsibility is global but primary focus is on the AMER region. The Embedded Telco Specialist is responsible for ensuring that NFV opportunities within target Telco accounts are developed, agreements executed and deployments initiated in a coordinated and systematic manner across the extended team.
The Telco Business Development Lead will provide overlay NFV sales and business strategy support and NFV business domain expertise to the AMER and other global VMWare sales teams.
Key areas of contribution will include:
Strategy – market research and sales strategy analysis for NFV in target markets. Maintenance of joint business scorecards across the Telco NFV team and field sales teams. Assist field sales teams to develop any longer-range joint NFV initiatives or ventures that require mutual investment from VMware and key customers.
Exec relations – support field Telco sales management to maintain senior relationships in key accounts.
Industry Evangelism – speaking at regional trade events, working with marketing on community development events, regional analyst relations, blogging, etc.
Field Enablement – development / delivery of value positioning, collateral and sales readiness training necessary to support field BDs to effectively sell into the target accounts. Coordinating the cadence of field enablement sessions.
Tracking and Report – at a global level, working with each region on pipeline curation, forecast accuracy and dashboard reporting.
10-15 years of experience in business development and business strategy consulting in Telecommunications
Confirmed experience selling complex technical solutions into service providers
Experience coordinating matrixed v-teams of field professionals (sales executives, field SE’s, Inside Sales, Field Marketing, Services, etc. ) in strategic planning and large account selling
Consistent track record of successful business development in a highly competitive environment
Consistent record of post-sales engagement management, driving from sale to the initiation of deployed solutions
Undergraduate technical degree or equivalent experience
- Estimated travel of between 30% to 50%
This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware.
Category : Sales
Subcategory: Field Sales
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-02-19
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