Services Sales Manager - France

Services Paris, France Lyon, France Req.Num.: 22773

The Opportunity
Nutanix is looking for a Services Sales Manager in France. The Services Sales leader will work with the regional sales team, which is responsible for driving strategic Infrastructure and Cloud solution sales from a professional services vantage, and providing valuable & proactive input into potential repeatable offerings. 
The candidate will possess knowledge of the solution sales process and outcome through the origination and closing of services sales opportunities for use cases including, but not limited to Enterprise Cloud, tier 1 applications, automation, databases, data center migrations, managed services, DevOps, and operational readiness. The Services Sales Manager is expected to bring a strong foundation in enterprise Infrastructure knowledge while working together with OEMs and VARs to effectively design and blueprint technical and business process solutions that exceed customer expectations.

Your role
  • Develop and incubate new customer relationships and at the same time expand current relationships to rapidly grow the Nutanix customer base
  • Manage customer expectations and desired outcomes hand in hand with the account team, OEM and channel partners
  • Work together with customers to identify business outcomes and define service requirements that provide a path to success
  • Generate proposals and provide advice for solutions to business requirements, technical requirements, and end-state outcomes delivered to customers.
  • Lead services opportunity plans and grow the surface area for campaigns aligning with the corporate mission
  • Provide weekly sales forecasts and regular reporting, imagine creative ways to provide customer value, and stay abreast of status/details for each campaign and opportunity where your role guarantees a successful outcome.
What you’ll bring
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in either service delivery, SI/SP, Enterprise architecture, or services sales roles with a preference in OEM and channel relationship management along with account management in enterprise accounts.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an OEM or channel partner (VAR) or equivalent in managing these relationships
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of hyper-convergence products, and their impact on the customer’s IT journey
  • Enterprise Cloud, software, DevOps, data center transformation, and/or tier 1 application solution offerings
  • Excellent understanding of hybrid cloud modalities, IT go-to-market challenges and business drivers that impact customer purchasing decisions
  • Proven experience in rapidly growing enterprise account portfolio
  • Hands-on experience in crafting responses to RFP/RFIs and in leading RFP/proposal presentations
  • Natural leadership abilities, ability to thrive in an independent manner combining exceptional interpersonal communication, virtual team building, and presentation skills
  • Discuss contractual and commercial constructs of a services engagement, Enterprise License Agreements (ELA), and MSAs/PSAs with a customer working with extended account teams in a potentially multi-vendor arrangement
  • Bachelors degree or an MBA

About our business
Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyper-converged infrastructure
solutions, making computing invisible anywhere. Companies around the world use Nutanix
software to leverage a single platform to manage any app, at any location, at any scale for
their private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.



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