Channel Sales Manager - Central Germany (M/F)

Channel Sales Frankfurt, Germany


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Job Description 

 

The Channel Manager Germany - Central is responsible for developing our partner Eco-System and delivering sales results through those partners.

 

The Channel Manager is a high impact, very prominent role responsible for establishing Nutanix as an innovative technical and business leader in the channel and for helping close a growing number of transactions within his region. The role will be primarily commercial, with a strong focus on the healthy mix between sales, technical and business solution selling, sales enablement and relation building.

 

Responsibilities

  • Enable, develop and drive existing and new(er) partners in the CEUR region.
  • Engage as part of the Channel team and regional sales and marketing team to meet and exceed the regional team's sales goals
  • Drive and help close deals together with sales team at channels in the region.
  • Drive sales through technical expertise, account management skills, and exceptional Partner focus on the technical level and business solution selling.
  • Present Nutanix Solutions value proposition to our Partners, and assist/enable partners in field prospect meetings, demo’s, offers and closing.
  • Manage and deliver technical enablement plans with our key Partners, tied to key measurables (sales & engineering certifications)
  • Demonstrate Nutanix solutions as part of the ongoing development of Partners
  • Identify and collaborate with partners around solution bundles for various verticals: VDI, Private Cloud, DR, Big Data, Health Care, Education, etc.
  • Collaborate with CEUR and EMEA channel and marketing leadership, and regional Field leadership and resources to develop content to better help enable the Channel

 

Skills 

  • Proven social network and personal business relations in relevant channels through the region.
  • Thorough understanding of one or more of the following areas: 
  • Application Virtualization
  • Server Virtualization
  • Networking, Storage, and Platform Performance/Sizing.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with sales, technical and marketing resources at all levels of a Partner and field organization (Business owners, Sales reps and sales engineers).
  • Thorough understanding of sales techniques and processes including the ability to understand customer needs, overcome objections, assist in the development of business cases, and close deals.
  • Ability to assist and train partner technical resources to run demos and offers for end users
  • Forecasting on channel sales pipeline and delivering sales results through the channel
  • Flexible, dependable, self-starter, and capable of quickly learning new products and technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to travel within Central Europe.
  • High level of specialized sales and product solution knowledge

 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-8 years prior Sales experience, solution selling or channel development and management experience in a high tech sales environment with a demonstrated track record of success in driving customer adoption of technology and reaching channel sales goals 

 

Preferred Experience

  • Direct professional experience with VMware, Microsoft or Citrix virtualization solutions.
  • Experience selling servers, storage hardware, networking or virtualization

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