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  • Posted: Jan 7, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    At IBM Southern and Central Africa, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. And our worldwide network of IBM solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologie...
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    Server Solution Brand Leader

    This position has responsibility for Server Solutions sales and business development. This is senior leadership role accountable for the Server Solutions sales and offerings to deliver on the multi-quarter financial performance of the brand. Working with the MEA brands and offerings teams this role provides both tactical and strategic Sales Leadership. Key Responsibilities and Goals

    • Accountable for Server Solutions offerings, market share and multi quarter financial performance (revenue & GP)
    • Leads Servers Solutions Business Unit Sellers / specialists community;
    • Develops offering playbook with associated enablement for deployment across all routes to market
    • Manage the brands plays & offerings to ensure healthy pipeline through the full year & quarter by quarter.
    • Assesses offering performance / field feedback and competitive positioning and feedback MEA brands offering, adjusting offerings to fulfill local market dynamics and innovate new tactics to better execute on the offerings.
    • Reports & forecast brands performance on Weekly, Monthly & Quarterly bases to MEA management.
    • Identifies best practices and propagates them for broad adoption

    Responsibilities / Skills / Objectives

    • Extensive Servers / Systems Infrastructure sales expertise including:
    • Solution selling both HW & SW experience
    • Strategic business development, offerings and plays
    • RTM, channel programs & management system
    • Multi-cultural sales experience working with and through a highly matrixed organization
    • Extensive senior sales experience, able to travel 25-50% time.
    • Strong Server sales / offerings / business development experience
    • Collborative influence required across all business units, essential for success in this role will be the engagement and support of Channel, S&D & Cloud.
    • Innovation is key factor – a leader who can implement innovative ways to differentiate IBM sales from that of our competitors
    • Strong client relationship skills.
    • Required Technical and Professional Expertise
    • At least 7 years experience using IBM internal and external sales tools
    • Offering Management Training/Experience
    • At least 3 years Channel Experience
    • The ideal candidate is inquisitive and demonstrates strong business acumen, has a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for the business.
    • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills are a must, with the ability to manage diverse and complex discussions, and the ability to influence senior BU and Geo level executives
    • MBA or advanced technical degree
    • Social selling experience

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    IBM Cloud Developer Experience Graduate Program

    • Engage in developer community and become and advocate for IBM Cloud
    • Deliver IBM Cloud workshops, meet-ups and hackathons to connect with developers
    • Extend the reach in the developer community by partnering with communities, influencers, accelerators, incubators etc.
    • Drive IBM Cloud user registrations and retain them on the platform
    • Onboard startups to IBM Global Entrepreneur Program
    • Contribute on digital and social platforms with developer related IBM content
    • Support Enterprise projects like demos, POCs etc.

    Who You Are

    • You have a software developer background, you like to write code and share what you know
    • You have strong fundamental knowledge in programming languages and have projects to showcase
    • You love to build apps, create solutions, interact with other developers and derive satisfaction from helping others learn by doing
    • You are active in local and online developer and start-up communities
    • You have passion and curiosity for technology - self-teach and continuously seek to improve skills
    • You have good communication and presentation skills
    • You like blogging about technology and contribute to on-line communities (GitHub, Stack Overflow etc.).
    • You have marketing skills and business logic
    • You enjoy working in teams and collaborating for better results


    • Required Technical and Professional Expertise
    • Computer Science/ Information Technology Majors
    • Part of extra curricular activities including events planning, organizing
    • Excellent communication/presentation skills
    • GPA 3.2 & above
    • Fresh grads, up to 1 year of experience

    Method of Application

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