Red Hat Key Account Manager - Public Sector in Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Key Account Manager to join us in Farnborough, UK.In this role, you will be focused on guiding market share and revenue growth for the range of Red Hat solutions within a defined set of accounts, territory, and business vertical. New business development activities, as well as managing existing customers will require your ability to develop and use value propositions to engage at the appropriate levels within prospects who may have little understanding of the Red Hat propositions. You will need to develop, progress, and close multiproduct solution opportunities to meet or exceed targets, and have the ability to coordinate a number of resources efficiently to achieve this goal.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Sell the complete Red Hat solutions portfolio including professional services to our Public Sector customers

  • Work closely with and guide a virtual team, including solutions architects, inside sales, and professional services to identify key projects, programs, and opportunities to sell Red Hat solutions

  • Advise senior IT and C-level executives within Public Sector key accounts and create a long-term partnership with customers

  • Manage complex sales cycle from prospecting to closing; maintain sustainable revenue across technologies

  • Develop relevant solutions and propositions within key accounts to establish proofs-of-concepts and implementations of Red Hat’s solutions

  • Manage the account planning process and delivery of strategic plans

Required skills

  • Several years of proven track record of solutions sales experience, with focused on the Public Sector

  • Experience in consultative customer engagement with a major enterprise software company or in the sales division of an enterprise software reseller

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including experience presenting to C-level executives at large companies

  • Broad understanding of the government acquisition process, customer engagement model and indirect procurement models

  • Ability to maintain a sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and solutions

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID 58484

Department Field Sales, Inside Sales

Location GB-Farnborough

Posting date 7/15/2017

Remote base ..