SAP Industry Sales Manager - Energy H/F Job in Paris, France
Requisition ID: 155275
Work Area: Sales - Industries
Expected Travel: 0-60%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Professional
Career Level: T4PM
Recruiter Name: Yann BELL
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
Global Job Profile
Sales Manager - Energy Sector
Global Job Career Level
Global Job Profile
Assigned Global Grades
Section A –Global Job Profile Key Elements (Mandatory)
Key Responsibilities & Tasks
Key Areas of Responsibility and Tasks
Responsible for building and leading a world class team that will sell SAP’s solutions via aggressive and value-based market penetration strategies.
Recruits a team of high caliber sales talent, introduces strong sales processes, supports the development of a full pipeline of sales prospects, engages customers and Partners at the executive level, motivates the sales team, resolves conflicts, removes barriers and provides recognition in the pursuit and achievement of sales revenue and profitability.
Defines a vision and create a winning strategy that draws upon the strengths of SAP and responds to specific market needs, generating competitive advantage on existing markets and developing consistent new revenue streams that will guarantee short and long term achievements.
Develops and applies an in-depth understanding of SAP’s processes/ procedures and sales tools/systems as well as enterprise market, including industry, marketplace, strategies and trends, competitors and competitive tactics to develop an effective long-term sales strategy and plan.
Demonstrates outstanding execution track along sales cycle, ensuring SAP’s sales methodologies and common processes are in place and defining clear territory engagement guidelines.
Monitors and takes necessary measures to ensure adequate pipeline of opportunities and demand generations for sustainable growth.
Utilizes a disciplined approach for successful solution selling (value Centric Sales Approach), establishing and maintaining accurate, timely and documented sales revenue forecasting procedures, providing required updates to SAP executive management.
Ensures there is a proper business case with clear and attractive ROI impact, on each proposal SAP presents.
Builds a network of executive relationships across industry, community and business groups, and with key partners and customers to stay current on issues impacting business and sales, providing meaningful strategic advice to retain and grow their business through integrated solutions.
Stays current and informed on all new campaigns, understanding their objectives and relevance, communicating to Sales team and ensuring all involved know the roles the play in making campaigns successful.
Supports the development of solid references.
Drives team towards expected market penetration and customers/partners satisfaction levels.
Takes advantage of internal VAT (Virtual Account Teams) as well as development and support organizations, involving them on the early stages of sales cycle and driving expected results.
Inspires and influences internal stakeholders, experts and other resources not under direct control, helping to remove obstacles and aiming goals achievement.
Drives each sales team member toward expected quarterly and annual sales objectives.
Facilitates alignment and effective communication within sales team and internal/external key partners/customers and promptly resolve any conflict to encourage harmonious and productive interaction.
Facilitates individual growth and development of Sales team, setting objectives, performance standards and priorities, coaching and acting as role model on sales approaches and account leadership.
Effectively manages remote resources, dedicating quality time and leveraging company’s resources.
Embraces Value University, leveraging available tools and supporting people training initiatives.
Competencies & Skills / SAP Values
Go here at https://portal.wdf.sap.corp/irj/go/km/docs/corporate_portal/Human%20Resources%20for%20SAP/Career%20Development/Global/Skills%20Database/Scales.doc to see explanations of the scales (1-4) for each Competency type.
Please also refer to the Sap Values & Passions at https://portal.wdf.sap.corp/irj/go/km/docs/corporate_portal/Global%20Communication%20for%20SAP/GLOBAL/Strategy/Corporate%20Strategy/documents/SAP%20Purpose%20and%20Values.pdf in the SAP Portal
- Customer Focus
- Business Acumen
- Innovative Thinking
SAP Employee Competencies
- Challenge Complexity
- Change Agility
- Intercultural Sensitivity
- IT Principles & data Security
- Partner & Third Party Engagement
- Quality Focus
- Results Driven
- Self Development
- Teamwork & Collaboration
SAP Leadership Competencies
- Execute for Success
- Drive One SAP
- Deliver Customer-Focused Innovation
- Attract, Develop & Retain People
- Champion the Strategy
- Build Trust
Job Specific Competencies & Skills
- Consultative Selling
- Executives Communication
- Negotiation Skills
- Sales Industry Knowledge
- Sales Process Acumen
- Marketing & Sales
- Financial Acumen
- Business Planning
- Managing Virtual Teams
Experience & Educational Requirements
Experience & Language Requirements
15 years of experience in sales of complex business software / IT solutions
Proven track record in business application software sales.
Experience leading/managing in a team selling environment.
Demonstrated success with complex, long-cycle sales campaigns in a fast-paced, consultative and competitive market.
Demonstrate success negotiating complex contracts.
Demonstrated knowledge on consultative selling methodologies
Proven abilities on managing highly complex organizations and applying risk-mitigation strategies to customer
Business level English: Fluent
Local language: Fluent, Business Level
- Bachelor equivalent: yes
Professional Training & Certification
- No mandatory requirements
Potential Next Vertical Career Step:
Business Unit Sales head
Industry Unit Sales head
Guideline for Next Vertical Career Step
Demonstrate thought leadership beyond assigned team
Show strategic and broad, cross-LOB thinking
Support others to high performance
Show high growth potential
Potential Next Cross-Functional Career Steps:
Overlay Sales Manager
Partner Management / Alliances
Global Account Management
Section B – Board Area / LoB Additional Information (Optional)
Board Area / LoB specific Competencies & Skills
Additional Competencies & Skills
- Account Management
- Account Planning
- Opportunity Management
- Value Selling
- Knowledge of Market & Competitors
- Sales Industry Knowledge
- Business Acumen Sales Product Solution Knowledge
- Service Knowledge
- Presentation skills
- Systems & Tools
Board Area / LoB specific Key Success Factors
Software License Revenue and Maintenance Revenue
Solution License Revenue
Linearity of revenue
Pipeline Coverage / Pipeline multiple
Margin / Profitability / Operating Income
Average discount rate
Number of deals
Number of Directs meeting quarterly/annual quota
Number of Directs attending Winner’s Circle / Club
Percentage of opportunities identified and created
Percentage of opportunities co-selling with Field Sales
Number of opportunities closed with Inside Sales
Percentage of opportunities closed to win
Percentage of opportunities where the Business Partner is engaged
Self Development / Learning and Growth of team. Team promotions.
Activities demonstrating account / relationship management
Partner and 3 rd Party Engagement
Opportunity engagement of Business Partners
Board Area / LoB specific additional Requirements
Additional Requirements and Remarks
SAP Tool and Process:
Pricing / QT
APM as a planning tool
Comply with all SAP personnel, sales, proposals and contract policies.
Comply with SAP Code of Conduct, local laws and regulations, as well as company’s processes and procedures.
Comply in a timely manner with all travel and expense policies.
SAP Executive Management
Contracts & Finance
Proposal Management Team
Ability and willingness to travel: yes
Business travel requirements: Country & Regional
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