General Information

Req #
WD00014717
Career area:
Accounting/Finance
Country/Region:
Germany
State:
Baden-Wurttemberg
City:
Stuttgart
Additional locations:
DE - Essen
Date:
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Lenovo is one of the fastest growing technology companies on the planet, with growth outpacing our competition quarter after quarter and we’re growing! Lenovo’s fundamental belief is that life rewards those who Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way.

Do you challenge the ordinary? Can you bring superb data and analytical skills to provide customer insights to our Strategic Solutions Sales team to drive additional business?

We are recruiting for a Business Analyst (BA) to join us as we transform the workplace with our innovative solutions. Is that you?  

Our BAs understand how customer business trends and problems translate into technical solutions which can be delivered by Lenovo.  You will be comfortable in taking information from multiple research sources and providing solid analysis as input to Lenovo’s sales strategies for industries and individual strategic accounts. You will become a key member of the extended Solution Selling Team (SST) within EMEA; reporting directly into the EMEA Solution Sales Manager who is based in the UK and matrixed to Senior Sales leaders across the EMEA region.

What will be your key roles & responsibilities?

Collation and analysis of market, technology and customer data to identify key industry trends and mapping these trends to Lenovo’s offerings

Providing guidance and input to Strategic Sales management and account management to direct sales strategies towards current and future customer needs in order to increase revenues and margins, expand share of wallet and increase Lenovo’s value to our customers

Working with Solutions Architects within the Strategic Solutions sales team to design go-to-market solutions and communications

Primary contact for competitive benchmarking and driving the business case in proposals for solution sales efforts

Planning, execution and reporting of solution selling business. Working as a link between EMEA and Worldwide teams on tasks including quarterly planning, corrective actions and strategic initiatives in order to meet organizational goals and initiatives 

 

What will help you to get your job done?

Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree preferred

3 - 5 years operations experience providing analytical reporting and business insight 

High levels of business and financial acumen and the ability to apply critical thinking in utilizing internal information and market data from external sources to develop strategic action plans.  

A real spreadsheet wizard with experience of data manipulation and building excel based dashboards. PowerBi programming experience an advantage

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills a must – able to think through issues, and provide workable solutions which are thought out end to end

Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently to be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment 

Positive, and energetic attitude and a strong desire to provide excellence in stakeholder engagement, and in change management activities

Experience working in an IT organisation and pre-existing knowledge of Lenovo products and solutions would be an advantage

Superior communication skills in English – oral, written and presentation skills with management and peers.  PowerPoint mastery is an advantage. 

  

What we will offer you: 

• An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies 

• Flat structures and fast decision-making processes 

• A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life 

• An international team with a high focus on diversity 

At Lenovo we are proud to be an equal opportunity company. This vacancy applies for people with disabilities, too.