IBM Cognitive Systems Business Development Market Leader for POWER Systems in DUBAI, United Arab Emirates

We live in an era of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of cognitive computing, cloud, analytics, social, mobile and security. As the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, IBM is a leader in this global transformation and we encourage you to consider being part of this new team.This position has responsibility for driving and executing our joint ISV partnerships into the market by leveraging relationships, alliances and marketing activities with our sales team. The candidate will build stronger relationships with our ISV’s and ISV sales team by collaborating and integrating with the market sellers. The business development leader will jointly work with the POWER offering team to build and deploy go-to-market programs that will drive a higher level of engagement with our clients. This role will work with IBM’s POWER brand leaders, product management, offering management, channel teams and market leaders to generate new leads, expedite sales cycles and generate more POWER Systems revenue for IBM.Key Responsibilities and Goals- Develop collaborative relationships with identified ISV’s within defined territory- Link sales teams with ISV’s to drive opportunity identification- Progress opportunities identified through the collaborative relationships - Select and prioritize the high-growth and value revenue opportunities- Participate in and lead cross functional sales and marketing teams- Select the appropriate offerings with the offering teams that will meet client's business objectives- Develop client value propositions that clearly identify financial and other business benefits- Select territory distribution channels for solution delivery, with Territory Partner Management- Identify and utilize all marketing resources available to help meet territory objectives- Accountable for total customer satisfaction and market share, IBM revenue and profitIf you are excited about Big Data & Analytics, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and have a proactive and highly energized results oriented passion for driving market business development (i.e. Client facing sales leadership, strategy & strategic business development, incentives, offerings and plays, capacity planning, education, skills and certifications, RTM, channel programs & management system), we want to talk to you.Required SkillsAt least 5 years experience in Market Business Development Systems salesAt least 5 years sales experience working with and through a highly matrixed organizationTravel - 25% Preferred SkillsAt least 5 years experience in Linux SystemsBA Degree

At least 5 years experience in Market Business Development Systems salesAt least 5 years sales experience working with and through a highly matrixed organizationTravel - 25%

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