GreenLake Sales Manager (NorthEast) – Hewlett Packard Enterprise – New York, NY

  • Freelance
  • New York, NY
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • Applications have closed.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work. Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, focused and dedicated to helping our customers make their mark on the world. What sets us apart? Our people. Our people’s relentless commitment to partner, innovate, and act. If solving the world’s biggest technology challenges sounds like the right career path for you, read on.

We’re looking for a GreenLake Sales Manager (Northeast).

Leads the sales community to success. Communicates direction to the team in line with the company’s vision and strategy. Inspires the team to meet and exceed goals. Manages the HPE sales motion towards growth and increased profitability. Creates a high performing team through recruiting, developing, and retaining talent. Organizes the team and adapts the resource mix to maximize the team’s and HPE’s achievement, market coverage and financial performance. Coaches to assure best in class individual and team sales performance. Orchestrates major Enterprise-level customer engagements to deliver results and create the best customer experience in the industry. Manages escalations to solution, and solution to opportunity. Drives a hunting mentality. Engages customer executives to understand the customers’ business context, build trust, and deliver HPE’s value proposition in line with that. Creates early stage opportunities by managing top customers’ executive level relationships. Coaches and enables teams to craft the right technical, IT investment and pricing strategies to win. Partners with stakeholders to maximize cross-HPE team efficiency and customer success. Helps teams to bust barriers and overcome obstacles. Establishes sales methodology for end-to-end sales process management. Manages sales planning, and follows up to ensure consistent execution. Provides timely and accurate sales forecasts. Provides customer feedback and won/loss deal analysis into the broader HPE team.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership
Leads the sales community to success. Communicates effectively to set direction for the team in line with the company’s vision and strategy. Inspires the team to meet and exceed goals. Manages the HPE sales motion strategy and deployment towards growth and increased profitability.
Creates and supports a high performing team through recruiting, developing, promoting, and retaining best in class talent.
Organizes the team and adapts the resource mix to maximize the collective team’s and HPE’s achievement, market coverage and financial performance.
Actively and regularly coaches to assure best in class individual and team sales performance.
Displays uncompromised integrity. Propagates our culture and values and the importance of winning the right way.

Customer Intimacy
Orchestrates major Enterprise-level customer engagements for HPE to make sure we deliver results through the best customer experience in the industry.
Acts as role model for the sales community by displaying will to win and action oriented leadership, and by holding customers in the center. Manages escalations to solution, and solution to opportunity. Drives a hunting mentality.
Engages with key customer executives (CEO, CFO, COO) to understand the customers’ business context and build trust. Coaches and guides team members to develop and deliver HPE’s value proposition in line with the customer’s business priorities. Creates early stage opportunities by managing top customers’ executive level relationships. Coaches and enables teams to craft the right technical, IT investment, pricing and sales strategies to win.
Partners with stakeholders (channel, categories, HR, legal, other sales teams) across business units to maximize customer success and team efficiency across HPE. Helps teams to bust barriers and overcome obstacles.

Managing the Business
Establishes sales methodology for end-to-end sales process management, with clear roles and responsibilities in each stage of the sales process.
Manages strategic and tactical sales planning at both segment and account levels, considering the intersection of technology, people and economics. Follows up to ensure consistent execution.
Provides timely and accurate sales forecasts and outlooks for customer and market dynamics.
Provides structured customer feedback, competitive assessments and won/lost deal analysis into category, R&D, strategy & planning and sales teams to promote learning.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience –

  • Typically 10-12+ years’ experience in sales, including success in achieving progressively higher quota and other sales goals.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing high performing sales teams preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management.
  • University or Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Skills –

Strategic Leadership
Deploys Purpose and Vision: Understands HPE’s vision and strategy. Aligns and translates them into the team’s vision, purpose, and clear goals.
Strategic Thinking: Understands how to best deploy the business model, individual and team strengths to the most impactful opportunities or challenges. Understands various sales motions and their impact on P&L. Coaches and guides the direct and indirect team to consider each deal’s impact to HPE’s long term success. Leads the team to determine how HPE adds value to our customer and our customer’s customers.
Leads through Change: Anticipates and embraces business changes; directs and enables shifts within the team.
Inspires the Team: Engages and energizes team members to achieve team goals and realize their individual potential.
Builds Teams: Creates and supports a high performing team through attracting, hiring, developing, promoting, and retaining best in class talent. Plans resource allocation and aligns talent to opportunities, to maximize the effectiveness of the coverage model.
Develops Talent: Coaches, mentors, and develops talent to maximize individual and team performance. Acts as an advisor helping teams navigate unusual deal situations while encouraging learning.
Integrity: Wins the right way and displays high ethical standards in every action.

Customer Intimacy
Builds Long-Term Customer/Partner Relationships: Understands the customer’s or partner’s strategy and business needs and positions HPE as a partner invested in the customer’s/channel partner’s long term business outcomes, leveraging HPE’s portfolio.
HPE Portfolio Knowledge: Builds and continually updates an understanding of the full portfolio of HPE products, solutions, and service offerings – their value propositions, competitive differentiators, and benefits to our customers. Guides the team to define a strategic solutions roadmap for the customer and articulate targeted solutions to add value to the client.
IT Industry Acumen: Builds and maintains up-to-date knowledge of IT industry developments and technology trends with potential impacts to our customers.
Vertical/Industry Knowledge preferred: Understands industry drivers, trends, best practices, and customer needs. Able to define how HPE adds value in a customer’s business and in an industry. Able to articulate value propositions and messaging tailored to the customer’s industry and practices.

Managing the Business:

Business Analysis: Demonstrates mastery at understanding and analyzing customer, competitor, market, country-specific, and financial information. Leverages analytics, sound judgment, and an ability to “see beyond the data” to decide on winning tactics.
Sales Methodology: Deploys sales methodology to maximize coverage and customer engagement.
Drives Results: Drives results (pipeline, forecast, revenue, profit) in alignment with the company strategy. Drives sales execution. Maximizes outcome of resources.
Business and Financial Acumen: Understands how different parts of a business interoperate to produce business outcomes, including financial outcomes. Understands how actions and decisions impact customer, partner, and HPE achievement and KPI’s. Understands general business concepts and the economy. Able to interpret financial reports and make relevant conclusions for planning.

Scope and Impact:

  • Typically manages employees, resources, or projects across multiple countries and BU’s, dependent on country size and complexity.
  • Manages moderate to large quotas dependent on country complexity, including operating profit targets.
  • Participates in and influences investment, pricing, and resource allocation decisions.
  • Can act as a Country Manager.
  • Typically manages approximately 10 sales representatives. Can manage other sales roles (in addition to sales representatives), and can manage people managers.

Complexity:

Navigates and manages risks that may impact deals across multiple countries (e.g., country-specific, political, economic, etc.)
Responsible for complex multi-BU business deals, taking into account P&L impact.

What we can offer you:

Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and shared values/ purpose, make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers. At HPE our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexibility/ work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.

If you are looking for challenges in an exciting, supportive and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at www.hpe.com/careers.

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HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.

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