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San Felice Segrate
Monday, December 13, 2021
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* San Felice Segrate - Milano - Italy

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

This role leads our Executive and operational relationship in EMEA with our Strategic Alliances partners including Microsoft, Google & Zoom as well as Global Accounts/SI Telco (like Ricoh, NTT, Deutsche Telekom, BT, Vodafone, Telefonica). 

What responsibilities are waiting for you in the role? 
  • Support and develop the Lenovo UC and telco strategic alliances strategy and development plan. 
  • Develop a deep understanding of telco partners, their strategy, competitive landscape and mutual business growth opportunities. 
  • Develop strategies that enable Lenovo to participate and stay ahead of our competition, complementing our hardware and solutions within the Collaboration market. 
  • Build strong and sustainable strategic relationships at management and executive levels within alliances & telco partners and Lenovo. 
  • Drive strategic discussions and develop business growth programs that drive and enable Lenovo profitable incremental growth. 
  • Translate agreed KPIs into an actionable business plan. 
  • Share best practice across Lenovo teams (sales, marketing etc.) 
  • Provide business leadership supporting named alliances with contract, marketing and business negotiations. 
  • Work with business units, product, sales and marketing teams to define the product and services solutions that meet alliances needs while developing new revenue opportunity for Lenovo. 
  • Develop and build strategic alliances with leading UC vendors
  • Recruit and Expand 3rd parties partnerships across EMEA
  • Lead programs and initiatives to enhance existing alliances and building new partnerships
  • Work and align with WW BU to drive strategic alliances actions in EMEA
  • Drive and manage Strategic Alliances Programs (like Microsoft FastTrack) 

What are we expecting from you?
  • Minimum 10 years proven sales/marketing experience 
  • Proven experience at C-level engagement 
  • EMEA or International experience 
  • Unified Communications markets expertise (Microsoft, Poly, Cisco, Logitech) 
  • Self-motivated and pro-active mentality 
  • Energetic, sales driven attitude and a "must win" attitude 
  • Persuasive and articulate communicator 
  • Detailed insight to business analytics and price/budget control & management.
What Lenovo offers:
  • an exciting job with great opportunities for success
  • a good potential to grow both professionally and personally
  • you will be a part of the Number 1 PC vendor in the world.
  • very nice and stimulating office environment
  • performance based rewards
  • flexibility and working from home

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

* San Felice Segrate - Milano - Italy