Sales Lead Manager - Software & Platform Industry

  • 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
  • Bonus Program
  • 26 holidays
  • Training & Learning opportunities
  • Laptop & Smartphone
  • 32-40 hours p.w.
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This is you

Entrepreneurial

You are proactive, entrepreneurial, and service-oriented.

Motivator

You are a motivated and driven person.

Curious

You have an insatiable curiosity for new tech inventions.

Pioneer

Cutting-edge is your comfort zone.

Are you an experienced sales professional with a background in consulting or technology and do you have relevant experience across Software & Platform companies? Would you like to be part of one of the fastest growing industry groups at Accenture? Do you want to bring your expertise to some of the leading tech companies in the region and learn from Accenture’s top Sales and Industry executives across Europe and beyond? If so, we would love to hea from you.  

Your job

Our Software & Platforms Industry team, are a group of entrepreneurial and collaborative problem-solvers with a passion for supporting local, European, and global ecommerce-, marketplace-, software-, social- and cloud platform companies to innovate, scale and succeed. 

 

As Software & Platforms Industry Sales Lead you will be part of the Accenture Sales function, but this is not a sales role in the traditional sense. You will be at the intersection of Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations and Sales.  
 

You will bring a thorough understanding of the Software & Platform Industry, including business models, trends, technologies, challenges, and opportunities. You will use this to combine the best Accenture has to offer and tailor it to client needs. Doing so you will play a key role in driving the continued expansion of one of Accenture’s most fast-growing industry groups.  

 

Your focus will be to lead the client engagement and sales process for opportunities from point of origination and sales pursuit to close, using deep sales process and expertise of relevant enterprise and domain specific capabilities. 

 

The role includes developing relationships with key buyers and decision makers at new and/or existing clients to grow the business. In this role you collaborate with a variety of specialists within Accenture including solution teams to help develop custom programs, commercial teams and client teams to help expand and strengthen overall client relationships.  

Your role - in summary:

  • Develop relationships with key buyers, influencers and decision-makers for Accenture services at new and/or existing clientsOriginate, shape, sell and close deals that are single or multi service 

  • Develop and manage win strategy, negotiation strategy and close plan of your deals

  • Aggregate a team of experts around you to create innovative answers to client needs

  • Shape commercial model to differentiate from the competition

  • Engage the firm’s leadership as appropriate to shepherd the deal through the firm’s approval process 

  • Orchestrate the broader Accenture ecosystem to bring the best Accenture has to offer and tailor to client needs 

  • Define partnership strategy and develop relationships with key partners in strategic domains. 

Your team

Our people are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge, and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology, and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights, and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models, and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

We leverage design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital and security methodologies to help clients innovate, grow, and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs. Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence.

Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts for our clients.

Your background

  • 5-10 years of experience: in technology strategy or sales, preferably within a technology or consulting firm 
  • Relevant experience: with large scale digital, technology or business transformations in the world of e-commerce-, marketplace-, software-, social- and cloud platform companies
  • You have experience shaping creative commercial constructs which link to value and business outcomes 
  • Entrepreneurial: proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Responsible: you are not afraid to take end-to-end responsibility during a sales cycle
  • Team spirit: you enjoy working in a team and coaching junior team members 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English mandatory and Dutch preferred); the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner​ 
  • Completed Master’s degree preferred 

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense, and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So, you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)

  • An expense allowance

  • Discount on Accenture shares

  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

  • Being part of a fast-growing people-focused team
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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

Apply

Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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Lisette Werkman

Senior Recruiter Song & Sales Recruitment