As a member of our Advisory Services organization, the Solution Consultant provides technical pre-sales support to the sales force and provides prospective customers with product and solution advice during pre-sales discussions. The Solution Consultant will participate in the acquisition and retention of customers by utilizing world-class technical pre-sales solution consulting techniques to communicate the power, flexibility, and ease-of-use of the ServiceNow platform.
Assist sales in the qualification of customer needs through discovery
Participate across the sales lifecycle on acquiring strategic customers
Demonstrations of the product, both standard and tailored, to prospects and existing customers, via onsite visits or via web conferencing
Generation of product demo scripts and scenarios and maintaining demonstration environment(s)
Scoping and delivering Proof of Concept/Proof of Value engagements with prospects
Responding to Request for Information/Proposal documents
Staying current on product developments/releases to a level required for demo and POC/POV
Supporting Marketing events user conferences, trade shows, webinars etc.
Staying current on competitive analyses and understanding differentiators between the company and its competitors
Responsible for understanding business and technical problems addressed by the products including key regulations, business drivers, evolving business needs, security etc.
In conjunction with Sales and Delivery Services, participate in internal handoff meeting - communicate commitments, expectations, etc. in preparation for project
Act as the ServiceNow subject matter expert at executive briefings / marketing events
Contribute to the continual improvement of Delivery and Advisory Services processes as well as the maturing of the different portfolios, capabilities, expertise, and best practices in consideration of customer needs and requirements
At least 5+ years strong pre-sales experience, particularly with ITSM experience (tool and business process)
Mastery of the Sales process and trusted advisor for account representative
Demonstrated technical expertise in web technology and the ability to learn new technology
Exceptional communication and presentation skills to include technical and business concepts
Demonstrated experience in supporting sales campaigns to commercial and enterprise customers
ServiceNow Pre-Sales Accreditations in all product lines
Deep understanding of project lifecycle including all aspects of sales, transition to delivery, and delivery execution
Extensive demonstration experience covering technical and value needs
Ability to understand good design practices with both process and ServiceNow
Active listening skills, respecting others' point of view and takes ownership of contributing the required input while demonstrating strong communication skills (written, interpersonal, and presentational)
Demonstrated interpersonal skills, customer centric attitude, ability to deal with cultural diversity
Ownership, accountability, and attention to detail in all work efforts
Maturity, professionalism, and judgment; ability to excel with minimum supervision
Commitment to customer satisfaction and supports our brand promise and guarantee to always "make it right"
Ability to travel 25% of the time
Degree or equivalent, preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology, and proven experience in technical consulting roles.
Hands-on, real-world development and project experience
ITIL Foundations certification
Familiarity with organizational change management concepts