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IBM Client Solutions Executive - Work anywhere in the US in Boston, Massachusetts

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Location: You can reside anywhere in the USA near a major airport.

This role has the responsibility for the ongoing development and closing of large (50mm – multi-billion) GTS (Global Technology Services) services business opportunities within the Communications vertical - Communications: Telecom, M&E (media & entertainment), EU (energy & utilities), CSI (computers & Systems integrators).

Responsible for complete deal/engagement lifecycle inclusive of areas such as technical architecture, financials, HR, contracts negotiation, etc.

The Client Solution Executive will lead a cross-functional team to develop complex solutions and sales strategies to meet client requirements for infrastructure and applications managed services. The Client Solution Executive will incorporate market-leading technologies from cloud to cognitive to create future platforms for Communications vertical. They will be able to negotiate complex long-term services agreements within the unique requirements of the Communications procurement process. The ideal candidate will be effective at integrating and aligning the sales strategy to gain support across both external and internal senior executives.

  • Responsible for closing complex, multi-year infrastructure, cloud, and applications management services opportunities in the Communication vertical.

  • Will work with Managed Services teams consisting of pricers, technical experts, legal staff, and negotiations experts.

Partner with Third-Party Advisors and clients to secure and close long-term services agreements.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Experience - At least 7 years’ experience selling long term infrastructure and application managed services contracts.

  • Leadership - ability to establish and get others to follow and execute sales strategies

  • Sales: the ability to work effectively with c-suite executive across business and finance disciplines, ability to develop effective value positions that align with client requirements and business strategies

  • Teaming: the ability to work with large teams and other IBM Brands to gain cooperation on plan execution.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Experience selling to the Communications vertical, which includes Telecom, M&E (media & entertainment), EU (energy & utilities), CSI (computers & Systems integrators).

  • 10+ years’ experience selling long term infrastructure and application managed services contracts.

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

US Citizenship required.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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