Overview

Commercial Executive for Surface Job at Microsoft – Deutschland

The Commercial Executive is a trusted advisor who leads the design and execution of the customer’s commercial strategy and negotiation, selling the right commercial solution at the right time and ensuring every deal is compliant and profitable for Microsoft.

Responsibilities

Deal Making

Lead internal and external sales and management teams through commercial construct optimizing for the right level of investment and customization. Optimize deal customization leveraging price and non-price concessions. Identify Surface business opportunities which vary based on deal lifecycle and artificial intelligence (AI). Take relevant steps to make sure Surface deal execution is successful.

Negotiation

Define, negotiate complex commercial terms and lead the strategy for the negotiation approach by engaging with stakeholders.

Collaboration

Develop trusted relationships with key customer stakeholders, partners, Surface Selling team in order to help our customers deliver their business goals and achieve Microsoft revenue targets.

Qualifications

Key Experiences:
Seasoned sales and negotiation professional, unafraid of conflict.

Positive attitude and a passion for working with customers and partners.

Comfortable speaking at all organizational levels, from the CxO to the procurement / purchasing team.

Able to make the best choices for the customer based on their commercial strategic needs.

Strategic, long-term thinker able to analyze data to identify trends, risks and opportunities.

Team player and collaborative – high performing individualists will not be successful.

In-depth and strategic understanding of Microsoft licensing programs and contracting will be essential but not required at hiring.

Education, Skills and Knowledge:
Master’s degree in Business Management, Information Technology, Law, Marketing (or equivalent) AND 4+ years of sales and negotiation experience or related workOR

Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Information Technology, Law, Marketing (or equivalent) or related field AND 5+ years of sales and negotiation experience or related work or internship experienceOR

7+ years of sales and negotiation experienceOR

equivalent experience.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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About the Company

Company: Microsoft –

Company Location:  Deutschland

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