IBM Mobile Sales Executive in JOHANNESBURG, South Africa

Job Description

Organizations serviced by IBM come in all shapes and sizes. Your knowledge of mobile technologies combined with your communication skills and analytical abilities shapes how new and existing business grow. Using your influencing and relationship-building skills, you provide IBM-caliber client service. You anticipate how decisions are made, persistently explore and uncover the business needs of IBM's key clients and understand how our range of mobile offerings can help their business. Working with them, you set the vision and the strategy for how their business can improve their customer experience.

As a Mobile Sales Executive, you'll help to provide integrated, cross-platform mobile solutions. IBM has become a leader in this space because we've developed effective mobile products and services aimed at helping our customers. You will support and grow new business with IBM’s current and new customers. You'll manage business relationships to ensure that our customers' needs and requirements are met. This will require you to serve as their advocate within IBM while collaborating with other IBM teams to provide them with a comprehensive portfolio of mobile solutions and options. This is a client-facing business role requiring deep technical expertise, proven business ability and a broad base of industry contacts.

Your Roles and Responsibilities:

Identifies,qualifies and develops opportunities for selected Business Solutions at target accounts or region/territory

Works with GBS Partners and Associate Partners to close deals

Identifies opportunities for brands across IBM related to the solution

Use in-depth understanding of solutions and implementation approaches, including understanding typical structures of business processes and architectures used by the respective industry.

Use in-depth knowledge of the IBM solution, its underlying value proposition and implementation approaches.

Identifies and discusses issues with the client, and then works the IBM team to develop a proposed alternative based on the IBM solution and outline the implementation approach highlighting key risks and mitigation strategies.

Outline the total business value of the solution to the client, rather than relying on standard benefits of bundled point products and services.

Integrate IBM and Business Partner mobile products, services and solutions for the client.

Successful employ the consultative selling approach to C-level executives

Use skill and experience to craft solutions beyond packaging of single products or services.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

5years experience in selling mobile/digital

5years experience working for an agency

Proven sales track record

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

8years experience selling digital/mobile solutions

EO Statement

Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.