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Job Role and Responsibilities:
The Sr. Manager, Cloud Strategic Pursuits will follow a consistent and defined programmatic approach to help the Sales organization develop and close larger more Strategic Deals. The role will utilize out-quarter pipeline development, Account Planning, Strategic Opportunity Reviews, Pursuit Planning, Deal coaching and choreography, thought leadership, best practices, and aligning key resources to maximize market opportunity, accelerating sales cycles and closing larger deals successfully.
Closely work with extended sales resources, including, but not limited to Cloud Specialist Sales Team, SE Team, Core Account team, PSO Manager, Channel Manager, along with AWS Sales Teams
Partner with the Core sales team and their leadership in efforts to plan & execute cohesive sales campaigns into the assigned Region
You will work closely with a multitude of Channel Partners to drive large & transformational cloud deals
Accurate forecasting, planning, structure large cloud deals, negotiate deals & partnerships, and orchestrate a broad mix of resources in order to execute a successful 90-day sales campaign
Ability to travel 50%+ of the time is required
We are looking for someone with 7 years of sales management experience in a dynamic, highly competitive, ever-changing enterprise sales environment.
Do you have major understanding of Cloud Sales and preferably experience with AWS or other large cloud provider (Microsoft, Google)
Demonstrated achievement in closing large multi-million deals, leading a horizontal, extended resource team to support the direct sales teams
You have the ability to work effectively with and across all levels of business and IT contacts within very large and complex organizations
Do you have extensive experience directly and indirectly through a management team negotiating large 7 figure deals with extremely complex terms, conditions, price pressures and considerations?
You are a Self-starter who takes initiative and works with limited direction
We look for individuals who embody our values of humility, compassion, teamwork above isolationism, respectfulness, integrity, and good-natured fun.
This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware
VMware, is an EPIC2 community (read about values and our journey on our career page: https://careers.vmware.com/life-at-vmware). We have been listed on Fortune's 100 Best Places to Work several times. We enjoy helping our people grow professionally and personally. Our employees are passionate and enthusiastic and they come to work every day to help transform the impossible into the essential. We challenge the status quo by inventing better ways of doing things. Our culture is one of possibilities where everyone is inspired to achieve success on their own terms.
If you think that this position and our culture are right for you, we would love to hear from you.
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