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Partner Account Manager - ISG

Lenovo

Lenovo

Sales & Business Development
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

General Information

Req #
100015315
Career area:
Sales
Country/Region:
Australia
State:
Victoria
City:
Melbourne
Date:
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Additional Locations:
* Australia

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Description and Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving Datacenter Infrastructure (ISG) solutions revenue and profits in assigned territory in the commercial space through Business Partners.
  • Hold relationships/engagements with key ISG pre-sales and sales staff in our Business Partners and build the One Lenovo Datacentre Brand value proposition in the market.
  • Cultivate large ISG deals with business partners and drive them to closure with support from cross functional teams along with country channel managers.
  • Maintain strong relationships with executives and influencers in all assigned partners.
  • Establish trust and confidence with channel partners and customers with a consultative selling approach to address customer pain points.
  • End to End ownership of channel ISG opportunities - opportunity identification, creation, progression and closure. Maintenance of opportunities in CRM.
  • Plan and execute partner marketing activities relevant to ISG including promotions and incentives. Partner enablement and certification – drive with your assigned partners.
  • Ensure Business Partners' compliance to Lenovo standards of business conduct and integrity Business Partner compliance .
  • Able to work with cross function teams (often across geographies) on technology and process engagements
  • Develop a sales and technical community amongst the top tier partners and materially improve Lenovo solutions knowledge amongst key contacts.
  • Understand and document each partners solution capability and identify opportunities for product fit. Work with partner product managers to understand the partner solution development roadmap and align 'sell to' opportunities.
  • Support the identification and acquisition of new / strategic Managed Service Provider partners.

Key Performance Indicators:

· Overall Business growth in ISG channel through Server , Storage and Solutions & Service portfolio.

· Market share gain by building & winning Funnel for ISG .

· Build Capacity of channel to drive leadership in ISG.

Requirement:

  • Minimum 10 years of successful track record of channel sales / direct sales experience in the IT market (preferably in a people management role).
  • Good communication skills and conversant with current data center technology trends.
  • Should be aware of the partner eco-system in the country
  • Should be dealing in Backup solutions , End point Security, Enterprise Datacentre products ,HCI , ARS ,HPC, Cloud (public & hybrid) for major part of his career
  • Job will require to continue to build the partner network and then continue to manage and expand the business
  • Will need to meet the Company objectives of revenue, p-con and drive team KPIs
  • Build a strong partner network that not only provide Indirect Business but also can be leveraged for sale to MM accounts Strong Program development and execution skills
  • Ability to multi-task, research and analyze different situations
  • Strong presentation, sales, negotiation and influencing skills
  • High level of customer focus

Additional Locations:
* Australia
* Australia