Director, Sales-Modern Work-Financial Services

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Charlotte, North Carolina, Chicago, Illinois, Dallas, Texas, New York, New York, San Francisco, California, Washington, District of Columbia
Job Type:Full Time

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The financial services operating unit is hiring a Modern Workplace Specialist Director who will be responsible for:


  • Leading sales teams to drive the Modern Work business to overachieve revenue, consumption and scorecard targets
  • Developing their seller’s Solution Sales skills to sell the business outcomes of the broader Modern Work platform
  • Ensuring orchestration among sales team and other teams engaging in the customer (e.g. partners, services, engineering support, etc.)
  • Maintaining the pipeline and the forecast to required operational standards
  • Driv ingnew business opportunities to achieve targets contributing positively to relevant subsidiary scorecard metrics

People Management:

  • Developing a high-performing team by hiring diverse talent, prioritizing development, leading by example and by preparing people for more senior positions in other parts of the organization. 
  • Coaching sellerss with a "challenger mentality" by prompting Seller’s to engage early and lead with new insights on how to grow the customers’ business.

Customer centricity:

  • Leading from the front, personally engaging at CxO level to support and coach teams on opportunity discovery and acceleration
  • Leading sellers to drive end-to-end business solutions, increasing customer and partner satisfaction and average deal sizes YoY.
  • Leading cross-team to ensure customer intent to consume cloud services sold.

Partner Engagement:

  • Bringing together Microsoft solutions with Partner solutions, fully leverage the synergy effect with our partners, and co-sell with them to make deals bigger and faster.


10+ years of experience:

  • solution sales for Productivity and Collaboration solutions, Security Solutions or similar business applications
  • selling software-as-a-service or cloud-based business applications to enterprise customers
  • knowledge of managing hardware pipeline and selling devices, including Surface, Hub, and MTR, to enterprise customers
  • identifying unique and complex business challenges and solutions
  • leading multi-million-dollar Modern Work deals requiring orchestration of large, dispersed, virtual teams composed of industry, solution, technical, licensing & legal team members.
  • successfully displacing competitors
  • carrying and exceeding a large sales quota by driving and closing enterprise deals
  • demonstrated passion and commitment for customer success
  • strategy development with multi-phase execution and delivery
  • background in large-scale, multi-year enterprise change management
  • executive communications, engagement and influence
  • knowledgeable of the Microsoft partner ecosystem and programs

5+ years of experience

  • Demonstrated sales and sales sanagement experience in Enterprise sales preferred

Deep Understanding of:

  • Productivity, Security and/or Compliance solutions and how they translate into business impact
  • The collaboration, security, regulatory and compliance customer needs of global customers
  • The latest business value selling methodologies, practices and technologies that drive sales prospecting and sales management in complex solution selling environments.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in the financial services industry
  • Excels at developing strong relationships and leadership connections to understand customer needs.
  • Adept at challenging perspectives with new ideas that reframes thinking about deriving value from Microsoft solutions.
  • Very strong presentation, white boarding and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated people leader able to coach and inspire a diverse team of Sales and Pre- Sales Professionals.
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Business Management or Industry related discipline or equivalent experience. MBA a plus

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