Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 6:28 PM
Work Area: Presales
Expected Travel: 0 : 50
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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What You Will Be Doing
The HCM Presales Senior Specialist possesses advanced/expert level knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors and partner software solutions and participates in sales cycles as a member of the sales account team in support of the sales account strategy.
An HCM Presales Senior Specialist interacts with prospective customers through executive meetings, discovery conversations, solution demonstrations, executive presentations and follow:up discussions. The Primary role of the HCM Presales Senior Specialist during an active sales cycle is to gain acceptance from the customer that SAP SuccessFactors solution can solve the customers problem and is the right choice over the other competitive offerings. During these cycles, they often take on the role of a Solution Captain, leading the team from a solution perspective. In addition to deal support, a HCM Presales Senior Specialist collaborates with sales and Industry Value (IVE) teams to plan and execute business development strategies using Design Thinking tools and techniques.
:Compose and deliver superior sales presentations covering SAP SuccessFactors and partner software solutions to prospective customer audiences. The presentations must articulate the sales message, differentiate SAP SuccessFactors, and leave a strong and positive impression to audiences which can include senior company executives.
:Prepare and deliver value:based software demonstrations/presentations in support of sales cycles. Preparation includes personalization of materials to ensure delivery of a simple, appealing and compelling customer presentation.
:In advance of a demonstration or key presentation, conduct discovery sessions with representatives from the prospective customer to build relationships with the customer and understand their unique needs.
:Demonstrate deep knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors solutions and appropriate industries to maintain credibility with prospective customers. Provide proof points with relevant customer stories.
:Assist with RFP and RFI completion to support customer proposals.
:Ability to effectively present to customers remotely using virtual technologies
:Provide limited post:sale support to key customers primarily to the project/implementation team to ensure a smooth transition.
:Able to lead as a Solution Captain when deals require complex solutions and require multiple presales participates to support a successful customer presentation or demo.
:Effectively leverage support teams who are there to support presales success. (Global / Regional Solution Specialists, Center of Excellence, Industry Value Engineers, Solution Hubs, Deal Advisors, Solution Experience, Product Management).
:Support one:to:many sales and marketing events both on:site and remotely.
:Lead and support Design Thinking workshops to promote new and innovative solutions for customers and prospects.
:Collaborate with the sales team to identify whitespace opportunities at accounts.
:Develop close relationships with sales teams to promote effective sales methodologies
:Participate in demo system design and planning and assist in configuration if needed. Participate in new product release input and testing and training of peers.
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• Location: Boston
• Post ID: 56155302 boston