Specialist - Data and AI at Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer web browser. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies.The focus of the Services Specialist (SSSP) is to identify, drive and close Apps, Data & AI opportunities to enable customer outcomes and drive Microsoft cloud usage. The SSSP leverages Microsoft Services' unique expertise, including direct access to Microsoft product teams, to help customers use their Microsoft investments as productively as possible.
Responsibilities
Key accountabilities include:

Determine strategy for identifying, driving and closing Apps, Data & AI opportunities to enable customer outcomes and drive Microsoft cloud consumption - leveraging the Microsoft Services Solution and Industry Priorities, and completing territory planning which is aligned both to Services and Specialist Team Unit (STU) priorities for the account.
Build and maintain close working relationships with STU Specialists and with Services Area-Aligned, Global Pursuit Organization and Domains - ensuring clear understanding of Microsoft Services value proposition and leveraging customer relationships built by the account team to identify, pursue and close opportunities
Close deals through effective orchestration of the virtual team - owning Apps, Data & AI opportunities end to end leveraging appropriate account and pre-sales roles to bring the best resources to ensure customer satisfaction and deal success.
Meet or exceed revenue targets and maintain deal management excellence - executing sales excellence discipline in pipeline hygiene, deal commitment & close planning.

Capabilities Profile:

Sales Hunter & Achiever - Ability to: reliably meet or exceed targets and achieve results by seeking out new leads and opportunities and persistently overcoming challenges, ambiguity or uncertainty.
Digital Transformation Driver - Ability to: Engage and influence Business Decision Makers (BDMs) and Technical Decision Makers by successfully creating a case for customer change, and translating value propositions and solutions into Customer business outcome.
Solution Area Expert - Ability to: Articulate Apps, Data & AI Subject Matter Expertise and differentiate competitor solutions.
Deal Orchestrator - Ability to: Orchestrate a deal team to ensure success, and work in partnership across multiple v-teams.

Qualifications
Key Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Education Required:

Proven sales success and expertise in selling Apps, Data & AI solutions
Apps, Data & AI solutions knowledge and experience including handling multiple D&AI opportunities from identification to closure in different locations.
Track record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales targets
Demonstrable sales excellence discipline
Executes recognized sales methods, processes and tools
Sales and business background, Min 7 years of technology-related experience
Bachelor's degree with exposure to Information Technology (or equivalent)

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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