Strategic Accounts Manager at FIS
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Position Primary Responsibilities (What you will be doing)
The Managing Director, Global Strategic Accounts, responsibilities will include, from a high-level, accountability, for the following:
- Attain & Exceed Assigned Sales & Revenue Growth Targets (within designated accounts/ territories.)
- Protect Existing FIS Revenue (& grow FIS ‘solution footprint’ while cultivate new revenue opportunities.)
- High levels of Account Engagement (specifically, the ability to build trust and cultivate executive C- level relationships within assigned accounts.)
- Strategic Account Plan(s), Development and Execution: gather comprehensive insight to formulate strategy ensuring revenue retention and continued growth, within specified territory.
What you bring to the role (Knowledge and skillset requirements)
- Strong leadership skills with a long-term proven track-record of achieving sales and revenue growth targets.
- Ability to demonstrate persistence, high-energy, proactive approach to overcome adversity, obstacles, solve problems, to ‘navigate forward’ in order to find solutions even thru adversity
- Hands-on operator within a team environment while also able to command the respect of the entire company through leadership, intelligence, hard work, presence, and empathy.
- Strong communication skills: able to bring back the ‘voice of the customer’ and engage thoughtfully with product teams and other strategic team members within FIS.
- Ability to craft, distill and deliver powerful messages that convey meaning and value to our team and our clients.
- Proven track record in identifying, negotiating, & execution to closure, specific to selling complex multi-million-dollar software and services to large diversified financial institutions.
- Ability to establish extensive in-depth understanding of the client’s strategy, and coordination of a high touch relationship between FIS executives and the Sr. C-Level Executives with specified territory.
- Strong knowledgeable of market developments, apprising sales teams of competitor activity, including competitive product usage, and proposals in progress throughout the account.
Education and Experience Required
- Minimum 10-15 years of successful sales experience in the financial services industry
- Extensive selling experience and proven track record of results, within the software and services sector
- Demonstrated achievement of progressively higher quota, diversity of business customer, and higher-level customer interface
- Well versed in sales effectiveness techniques and strategies
- Minimum Bachelor's degree, Advanced degree preferred
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