SAP Business Development Expert - Higher Education Job in Washington, District Of Columbia
Requisition ID: 186142
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 50%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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The Business Development Expert – Higher Education will be aligned with our SLED sales teams in the US. This role will be focused on large Higher Ed projects, responsible for building customer and partner relationships within the Higher Education customer community.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
Business Development Experts provide leadership and drive the execution of growth plans across the target market for both Software and Cloud environments cross- industry and customer segment. Define our competitive advantage and establish the key reasons for customers and prospects to leverage cloud deployment models and other innovative technologies to achieve strategic business objectives. Guide efforts to develop local capabilities with time, enabling market leadership to respond most quickly to growth opportunities. Drive syndication of best practice programs, tools, methods and processes to accelerate profitable performance and market penetration. Identify, evaluate and execute on investment opportunities.
Area 1: Serve as a member of professional business development “virtual” team delivering results across a target market in a best-in-class manner, leveraging the broader organization. Recruiting global and regional resources to drive programs and initiatives.
Area 2: Ensure new deals and revenue programs can be commercialized and are executable in a target market. Focus on driving profitable revenue results, executing on revenue generating deals and programs and developing and fostering related commercialization capabilities in a target market.
Area 3: Place a premium on execution and generating results in support of the target market business plan. Develop creative, workable alternatives to enable opportunities. Work effectively in a team environment and generate high impact results. Ramp-up scalable revenue programs. Focus on the highest value priorities and tactfully push through resistance to change.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS:
Ensure that work streams are delivered on scope, on budget and on time and will coordinate periodic status meetings and be responsible for detailed status reporting to applicable global, regional, local leadership.
Responsible for identifying performance improvement ideas and working with the leadership to implement the ideas.
Coordinate with the global teams on other operational topics such as communications, budget, resource planning and tools, 3rd party partnership negotiations and defining contractual obligations.
10 years professional business experience, international business experience preferred in enterprise software sales, sales enablement industry operations, corporate development.
Experience in program planning and / or evaluating new business development opportunities in new or emerging markets.
3 years of SAP work experience. Experience in Cloud in the B2B environment
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Proficient understanding of SAP, its products and solutions, partners, markets and competition.
Understanding of cloud, Hosted Services, and SaaS/ PaaS models, cloud -based commerce/ business networks.
Strong knowledge of best business practices and financial theory and analysis.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Computer Science required from an accredited university. MBA or advanced degree in related discipline preferred.
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA