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Accenture Market Development Director - Google in Ottawa, Ontario
A leading partner to the world’s major cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and Google. The formation of Accenture Cloud First, with a $3 billion investment over three years, demonstrates our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients when they need it most and offers huge growth opportunities for you!
Our Cloud First group of more than 70,000 cloud professionals delivers a full stack of integrated cloud capabilities across data, edge, integrated infrastructure and applications, deep ecosystem skills, culture of change along with a deep industry expertise to shape, move, build and operate our clients’ businesses in the cloud. To accelerate our customers transformation leveraging cloud, we combine world-class learning and talent development expertise; deep experience in cloud change management; and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design — with security, data privacy, responsible use of artificial intelligence, sustainability and ethics and compliance built into the fundamental changes Accenture helps companies achieve.
As the Accenture Google Business Group (“AGBG”) Market Development Director, you are a growth focused sales professional who has successfully created positive impact through year-on-year business expansion. You know – and have business development phases of a sales cycle, including account development, opportunity identification, relationship development, and qualification by applying strategic sales process and technical expertise. Your focus is on origination of Cloud First opportunities with Google Cloud and Google Ads, AGBG offerings.
You will drive origination and lead with the value of Google +Accenture for our clients. You develop primary relationships with key Accenture and Google account personnel, most significantly client account leads (CALs and Google KADs), to identify and qualify opportunities to solve client pain points and growth objectives utilizing a differentiated roadmap and framework leveraging the latest Google cloud-based technologies and accelerators. Additionally, you will support the account personnel in building relationships with key buyers through bringing business and technical expertise to business development conversations and qualify and progress originated deals.
You are integrated as one Accenture with the Tech, S&C and Cloud First Market Unit leaders to ensure the best of One Accenture is brought to our clients and ensure that the business you are responsible for is socialized with the leaders in the MU as well as surrounded with the winning team and win strategy.
Your focus on the Google partnership is a key objective and ensuring that the relationships with the Partner Development Manager is nurtured and a culture of trust is established, additionally, active engagement and relationship management and maintenance of the account level ecosystem with Google CCE, CE, KAD and other key account team members to ensure successful deal flow, client satisfaction and trusted partnership is a primary responsibility. To win deals our partners and customers (internal and external) must love us.
Identify complex technology business problems/opportunities requiring in-depth knowledge of client buyer needs and Accenture +Google solutions that drive in year ROI and have a in quarter revenue opportunity.
Create differentiated opportunities based on Google Cloud offerings and joint go-to-market plays developed through the Accenture Google Business Group (”AG.
Interact with senior management levels at clients, within Accenture and Google to develop, align and execute pursuit strategies, develop client contact plans and relationship maps, and apply industry-leading Cloud First AGBG transformation and operations strategies and practices.
Prospects new opportunities proactively through client account leads and direct client contact
Focuses on progression of new opportunities to rapid qualification and advancement to Stage 2B (priced proposal)
Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 25% to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.
Here’s what you need:
Minimum of 5 years of Business Development in the professional services space.
Minimum of 8 years’ Successful Sales Pursuit Management experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in direct sales with quota of up to $45M+ and achieved or exceeded plan
Minimum of 5 years experience Channel and Ecosystem partner management experience
Bachelors degree or college diploma
Bonus points if you have:
Previous experience in conceptualizing, planning, and implementing cloud migration, modernization, cloud native development or cloud managed services.
Experience working within G2000 customers.
Experience with C-Level client relationship building and relationship management.
Proven ability to operate within a team-oriented environment.
Demonstrated commitment, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.
Ability to discuss network modernization and operations “on the fly” with VP+ clients and working level technical resources
Experience working with ecosystem partners and hyperscalers
High energy level, focus and ability to work well in demanding client environments.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
Strong leadership, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.
Unquestionable professional integrity, credibility and character.
What’s in it for you?
You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture community; teams pushing the boundaries of new business capabilities and emerging technologies and services, sharing their experiences and lessons learned with each other. You’ll have the chance to thrive in an environment where your ideas are valued and your voice matters.
At Accenture, you will be able to work on meaningful and innovative projects, powered by the latest technologies and industry best practices such as event-driven architectures and domain driven design.
Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth. You'll learn from and work with Accenture’s certified practitioners and Accenture will support you in growing your own tech stack, sales skills, and certifications.
You'll be immersed in the design and implementation of human-centric solutions to help solve complex challenges with some of the world’s largest companies.
Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors , which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation, based on full-time employment, for roles that may be hired in selected locations.
Role Location Annual Salary Range
Vancouver $117,200 to $248,100