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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • JDA delivers end-to-end supply chain solutions that help you seamlessly connect your supply chain and profit more in an omni-channel world. With JDA, you can seamlessly deliver for your end-customers, optimizing their experience with your retail store or product - all while you achieve your profit goals. More than 4,000 JDA global customers use JDA integrat...
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    Sales Executive

    Overview

    Blue Yonder is seeking a Sales Executive to sell our portfolio of market leading solutions . The role would suit a Graduate with technology industry experience as a Junior Account/Sales Manager or a person stepping into the role from a Business Development/Inside Sales or similar background in ideally a company selling complex software solutions in to new and dormant accounts. We would also consider graduates with a technology background and the right drive and ambition that wish to make the move into software sales. Blue Yonder solutions embrace the cloud, internet of things (IoT) and advanced analytics, and cross-platform integration with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

    Responsibilities

    • Maximize, advance and close new sales opportunities across our Blue Yonder suite of solutions through the successful execution of sales strategies and roadmaps.
    • Manage interactions with customer during all phases of the sales cycle. Serve as a point contact for customer service issues or escalations and elevate unresolved customer issues as appropriate.
    • Develop effective and specific territory or customer account plans to ensure and exceed revenue target delivery and sustainable growth.
    • Achieve and/or exceed quota targets.
    • Actively understand each customer’s technology footprint, strategic growth plans, technology strategy and its competitors to remain updated on key industry trends and issues impacting the customer or prospect.
    • Plan and conduct efficient customer discovery sessions to gain valuable insight. Construct and deliver innovative customer presentations to position Blue Yonder Luminate solutions which can help them achieve or exceed their goals.
    • Sell value.
    • Understand Blue Yonder competition and effectively position solutions against them to meet or exceed customer needs.
    • Participate in the development and delivery of comprehensive business plans to address customer priorities and pain points. Understand Value Engineering (VE), benchmarking and ROI data and how they support the customer’s decision process. Work with Sales and VE to deploy tools effectively.
    • Leverage support organizations including marketing, inside sales, partners and channels to funnel pipeline into the assigned customer territory.
    • Orchestrate resources: deploy appropriate teams to execute winning sales. Develop coordination skills and leadership skills of remote teams to successfully close new business.
    • Maintain CRM system (i.e. Salesforce) with accurate customer and pipeline information.
    • Update software sales forecast accurately.
    • Maximize the value of all sales support organizations and ensure teams and Partners are well versed in each account strategy.
    • Balance deal transaction acceleration through effective negotiations with prospects or customers during a sales cycle.
    • Follow established business processes for Services in order to draft, have approved and legally negotiate (Terms and Conditions) the contracts with our customers.
    • Follow established delivery handoff procedure as applicable for Support, Cloud, Consulting and Education in order to ensure customers efficiently, transparently and fluidly transition from sales to delivery.
       

    Qualifications

    • Virtual-based opportunity: Ability to travel 50% or more at times within geography.
    • Bachelor’s degree; equivalent experience also considered.
    • 3-5 years Sales experience for native SaaS or Technology company.
    • Fluent with Technology. Ability to understand not just our product’s technical specs, but also how it fits in with and complements other technology in a business’ software stack.
    • Proven sales quota attainment track record ($1M annual quota achievement and above).
    • Ability to grasp and position the value of our solutions, the ROI and how it will revolutionize the business from within
    • Knows the ideal Customer Profile inside and out (Manufacturer, Retailer). Should have knowledge of Procure to Pay and Order to Cash processes.
    • Proven new business development skills. Strong interpersonal relationships just using email, phone calls, and/or video chat.
    • Great written and spoken communication skills, and understand the challenges of inside sales thoroughly
    • Values Long-Term Customer Success. Concerned about the success of the client and value our solution is delivering for them
    • Understanding of broad competitive solution footprints for the Supply Chain information systems marketplace.
    • Knowledge of Supply Chain Industry system integrators.
    • Experience working in a team sales environment.

     

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to JDA Software on jda.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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