Senior SME Sales Executive

Drives deal closure by inserting him-/herself in big and complex opportunities of partners assigned. Balances his direct / indirect activities in order to maximize the revenue in the territory assigned.

Enables partners to independently drive business with the following resources:

partner demand generation plan to build a business pipeline

partner competency plan to ensure partner resources are trained on the latest solution and sales content,

partner resource utilization plan so partners have full access to and are utilizing SAP tools and methodologies

presales coaching plan for existing and new partners

Generally will be focused on volume segment and ensure alignment with Indirect Channel Mgt (respective Partner Business Managers, Inside Partner Business Managers) and Inside Sales based on key channel economics. Where available will act in strong interrelationship / be co-located with similarly specialized sales roles (e g specialized AEs in Enterprise segment in regional centers of Expertise)

Monitoring the effective and appropriate use of SAP assets (i.e., Presales) by partners.

Reporting on sales progress throughout the year; identification of deviations from plans agreed and actively engaging in measures to deliver goals agreed to.


Minimum 7 years experience in sales & indirect sales
Profound knowledge in one or in several solution areas such as e.g. LoB, Mobility, In-Memory, ByDesign, BA&T, B One, BAiO, Cloud or in a certain industry
Knowing or having successful experience in multi channel go to market models
Understanding the principles of solution & cloud selling through Partners
Knowledge and understanding of Indirect channel dynamics
Knowledge of ERP market
Local market knowledge and understanding
Business level English: yes
Business level local language: yes


Bachelor equivalent: yes
Master equivalent: yes

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