Account Manager - South Africa

Basic Information

Country:

South Africa

State:

NA

City:

ZAF Sandton

Date published:

27-Feb-2019

Job ID:

25058

Description and Requirements

Succeed at BMC


At BMC, transformation is everything. It’s how we fast track digital business for more than 10,000 customers worldwide—92 of the Forbes Global 100 to be exact. And it’s what energizes our more than 6,000 employees to bring meaningful change to businesses and lives, especially their own.

 

We’re not new to IT solutions, but our attitude is. We have the clout of proven market leadership. But we also have the energy, optimism, opportunities, and private financial backing that makes us feel—and act—more like a start-up that knows no limits.

For you, that means the chance to do more and be more—not only making incredible things happen with technology but also reinventing the BMC business right now.

A career that expands your mind and your horizons. Peers who inspire you, drive you, support you, and make you laugh out loud. An environment that fosters individuality and personal growth. All at a company that is committed to leading the industry in the delivery of digital services for business transformation. That’s BMC.


Account Manager


Good news: digital transformation demands products and solutions for digital strategy, and the world is buying. To meet that demand, we’re expanding our team of Strategic Account Managers—game changers with proven success at selling into strategic-named accounts plus high-potential accounts—in short, some of the largest and most well-known companies in the world.

Your key objectives? To meet/exceed quarterly revenue goals, increase our product foot print, build larger deals, and expand territory size over time. Our most successful strategic account managers are relationship builders who gleefully embrace the title of “visionary collaborator.”

You will be rewarded with unbeatable relationships with major, bragging-rights accounts.

You will act as the main point of contact for the strategic accounts and be supported by top Talented Product specialized Account Managers, Presales & Value Engineers throughout the full sales cycle.

 

Responsibilities:


  • Consistently exceed software licence new & renewals targets on a quarterly basis.
  • Managing some of our top tier accounts with the responsibility to sell across our full portfolio of solutions.
  • Collaborate with Product Account Managers aligned to the 3 business units to drive, qualify and execute on opportunities that provide profitable revenue to BMC within our existing major accounts
  • Participate in pipeline generation events to build an effective pipeline and execute on each phase of the Value Selling process
  • Diagnose customer needs and recommend value-based solutions that reflect a clear understanding of BMC’s products and services, primary differentiators, customer segments, and key competitors’ offerings. In brief, you know what they need, you know who we’re up against, and you know why we’re better
  • Utilise sales best practices, industry trends and market knowledge in a repeatable sales process
  • Build trust and confidence with customers, partners and colleagues through unquestionable integrity and professionalism
  • Participate in regular sales enablement workshops with solution leads
  • Be a BMC brand ambassador both internally and externally
  • Engage with dedicated pre-sales, inside sales and internal ecosystem colleagues to achieve common goals
  • Collaborate in regular forecast meetings with leadership

 

The Experience You’ll Bring


  • You will have a proven sales track record in selling software solutions to Top tiers / Strategic customers.
  • You know how to establish a repeatable sales process shaped by an in-depth understanding of pipeline, business practices, industry trends, and the competitive landscape.
  • You will have in-depth experience managing complex environments and are skilled at forecasting and territory planning
  • You have access to decision makers in relevant industries and can further develop the business network that will take BMC a trusted partner, now and in the future.
  • You can work effectively as a team member while also providing team-on-team leadership and orchestrating the internal and external resources needed to effectively manage the sales process.
  • You can promote the value of BMC’s solutions in the negotiation process to drive maximum margin for the company.
  • Ideally you will have formal sales training (MEDDIC, Miller-Heiman, Sandler, Solution Selling etc.)
  • Strong business acumen and professionalism.
  • You will have excellent customer focus, strong attention to detail and have the ability to operate in a dynamic sales organization

 

Experience we offer

  • We’ll make you a part of an invigorating sales process to ensure repeatable success
  • We have a commission scheme designed for high performers, with all the perks you’d expect and some that will surprise you
  • We hire the best performers in every area, people who are the perfect blend of competitive and supportive to help you succeed in your career
  • We offer uncapped earnings and our quotas are challenging but realistic
  • We make sales enablement worth an extra 10% of your salary
  • We want our people to be the best in their fields, and we offer unbeatable training and growth opportunities
  • We’re a meritocracy, and we offer promotion opportunities based on performance, not politics. 


    It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.