Specialist at Microsoft Nigeria

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.

At Microsoft our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist

Job number: 742344
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time

Detailed Description

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.

Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.

Are you insatiably curious? Do you embrace uncertainty, take risks, and learn quickly from your mistakes? Do you collaborate well with others, knowing that better solutions come from working together? Do you stand in awe of what humans dare to achieve, and are you motivated every day to empower others to achieve more through technology and innovation? Are you ready to join the team that is at the leading edge of Innovation at Microsoft?

As a Specialist, you will be a senior solution sales leader within our enterprise sales organization working with our most important customers. You will lead a virtual team of technical, partner and consulting resources to advance the sales process and achieve/exceed solution sales and usage/consumption targets for related workloads in your assigned accounts. You will help customers evaluate their applications, recommend solutions that meet their requirements, remove roadblocks to deployment and drive customer satisfaction.

The reinvention of business process represents a bold bet for Microsoft in accelerating our growth in commercial cloud services. The mission of Dynamics 365 is to help our customer digitally transform their businesses to drive new sources of revenue, create new and engaging ways to serve their customers, and to transform the way in which their business runs to drive new levels of profitability for their organization.

The Dynamics 365 Specialist is an accomplished sales leader with a proven track record of driving complex digital transformation using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions in large enterprise accounts that have the highest potential and strategic value. The Dynamics 365 Specialist leverages advanced business transformation skills honed at management consultancies and their extensive network of C-level customer and industry relationships to consistently exceed quota with multimillion-dollar wins. The Dynamics 365 Specialist uses their leadership status in industry, professional groups, LinkedIn network, and extended team to create shared visions, influence key stakeholders and lead virtual teams to drive transformation.

Responsibilities

Develop and maintain customer account plans for all the accounts in your designated territory which includes white space analysis, current customer solution and technology footprint/landscape, customer pains, competitive landscape, and industry trends.

Develop deep trusted adviser relationships with Business Decision Makers by actively understanding customer business pains, requirements, strategic growth objectives, industry trends and providing business-value-outcome-based solutions

Develop, maintain, and document comprehensive business plans resulting from joint customer planning and discovery workshops which address customer strategic priorities for digital transformation

Discover, assess, evaluate, and challenge strategic customer objectives by translating them into digital transformation opportunities that leverage Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CRM) and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (ERP)

Create and drive demand for qualified digital transformation opportunities in our enterprise accounts that can benefit from running their business on Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CRM) and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (ERP)

Address key change scenarios with quantifiable business value outcomes and justification

Develop and lead account strategy in the sophisticated and complex business environments of our enterprise accounts

Be a disciplined operator by maintaining a rolling pipeline, keeping it current and in accurate stages. Leverage marketing, inside sales, partners and your relationship network to build pipeline

Support and leverage all sales promotions, sales events and sales strategies to close opportunities

Develop, drive, manage and lead a discipled opportunity execution plan with a diverse pursuit team of experts, SMEs, pre-sales resources and partners geographically dispersed and virtual both internal and external to Microsoft including our Global Systems Integrator partners

Create compelling business value outcome backed proposals, negotiate terms and contracts with successful close.

Own and deliver on revenue targets for Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations for your territory/accounts.

Qualifications

Solution sales for CRM and ERP or similar business applications

Selling software-as-a-service or cloud-based CRM and ERP business applications to enterprise customers.

Digital transformation management consulting experience with leading international firms

Developing demand for multimillion-dollar digital transformation opportunities in Large enterprise accounts

Developing and leading account strategy and opportunity execution plans in complex business environments in large enterprise account targets

Driving and leading sales processes across account planning, opportunity planning, deal negotiation, customer decision frameworks, evaluation plans and engaging in sophisticated business case discussions.

Carrying and exceeding sales quotas by driving and closing enterprise deals

Proposal preparation, negotiating terms and contracts for large multi-million-dollar digital transformation opportunities

Senior level pursuit leadership varied experience in selling CRM business applications with a strong track record of new account development, territory building and quota performance

Assessing strategic customer objectives, digital transformation opportunity discovery, key improvement scenarios, and an ability to measure and present incremental and new economic value

Leading, partnering and orchestrating with virtual teams of experts, SMEs composed of industry, engineering, solution, technical, licensing and legal team members

Disciplined operator with demonstrated accuracy in forecasting business and maintaining CRM pipeline hygiene

Certification and / or deep experience in business value selling.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:

Industry leading healthcare

Savings and investments

Giving programs

Educational resources

Maternity and paternity leave

Opportunities to network and connect

Discounts on products and services

Generous time away.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


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