Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
As a Strategic Account Executive at Microsoft, consider yourself the dedicated virtual CEO of an account who leads our top customer into the digital age.
This job will provide you:
An opportunity to drive change with your customer to do business like never before in a new and transformational way
A forum to co-create the art of the possible
The chance to lead world-class, diverse teams of digital transformation advisors, engineers, architects, and delivery teams who all have a vested interest in the customer
The Strategic Account Executive will be responsible for the following:
Industry Business Leader
Lead with Industry – Building trusted relationships through engagements focused on driving the customer’s desired business outcomes using Microsoft technologies
Deliver the customers business and technology outcomes reliably. Continue to lead Digital Transformation discussions with customers through best in class virtual engagements.
Account Team Leader
Orchestrating and coordinating the team, ensuring that the best of Microsoft and our partners is brought to bear to help our customers deliver their business goals.
Develop landing plan including field onboarding, partner disclosure, readiness, and execution
Ensure subsidiary business owners of transformation pillars (commerce, co-sell, membership) incorporate changes within their respective planning and execution for positive business outcomes
Determine core transformation stakeholders, define R&R, scope and role criteria and accountabilities
Create disclosure and onboarding/transition plans to prioritize efforts with stakeholders, partner account teams, support, operations
Drive attainment of local subsidiary change mgt KPIs/scorecard results
Participate within the partner transformation community, share learnings, best practices
Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge
5+ years of building strategic business partnerships through selling or consulting with enterprise customers. Equally considered will be 5+ years of experience driving digital transformation from within the enterprise customer
Bachelor’s degree or MBA preferred; or equivalent experience
Experience in influence-without-authority (networking / orchestration with 50+ internal and external people) in global environments
Demonstrated ability to understand how to run business and commercial models (including, but not limited to, portfolio management, P&L ownership, business planning)
Embody “we-before-me” mindset
An industry mastery of any kind is required (i.e. Government, Education, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Automotive, Telco, Media, Oil/Gas/Energy, etc.)