Technology Sales - ISV Partner Specialist (m/f/x)

IBM

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(720)

London, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    set you up for positive impact and success, whilst ongoing development will advance your career through an upward trajectory. Our sales environment is collaborative and experiential. Part of a team, you'll be surrounded by bright minds and keen co-creators - always willing to help and be helped.

    Your Role and Responsibilities
    Naturally skilled in sales, business development, and cultivating professional relationships, you will establish trusted advisor relationship with your Build partners and prospects.

    You will gauge their interest in embedding IBM Software by using interactive discussion techniques, use cases, and success stories to their business needs and market demands. You will use this as an opportunity to educate them, to uncover their relevant objectives or technical barriers to achieving their goals, and to identify, validate and qualify and close sales opportunities to embed IBM Software.

    We're passionate about success. If this role is right for you, then your achievements will mean that your career is flourishing, you are making commissions, your partners are winning, and IBM is thriving. To help ensure this win-win-win outcome, a 'day-in-the life' of this role may include, but not be limited to...

    • Executing sales prospecting campaigns using best-of-breed industry sales tools and methodologies.

    • Leveraging design thinking, architecture and developer principles, and competitive insights to build business cases that show partners and prospects the value of embedding IBM Software into the products or solutions they sell to their clients.

    • Augmenting partner engagements with IBM's breadth of capabilities to co-create solutions. Engage Partner Technical Specialists and Build Lab engineers to collaborate on compelling minimal viable products (MVPs) that lead to investments in IBM's software or SaaS solutions.

    • Utilizing project management, strategic communication, partner and market insights, sales tooling, and territory planning to manage activities with your partners and prospects.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Demonstrable expertise in sales -- sales territory planning, prospecting, technology alignment, and stakeholder management that leads to successful development and delivery embedded solutions.

    • Experience selling AI technology.

    • Palpable excellence in building and nurturing professional relationships with key stakeholders, both externally and internally within IBM, through effective listening and candid communication.

    • Hands-on sales experience with proven track record of forecasting, exceeding sales quotas, and partnership relationship management.

    • Provable ability to identify and understand what motivates software partners, finding synergies and co-creating value-adding solutions.

    • Be familiar with AI technology competitive landscape.

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Experience of working with IBM's Software products, especially watsonx AI offerings (Training across IBM's Software product suite is provided) or other vendors AI products and offerings.
    • Experience with AI technologies provided by Open AI, Microsoft, Google, Mistral, Meta or others

    Why you should apply for a job to IBM:

  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 83% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 80% would recommend this company to other women
  • 91% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.