General Information

Req #
WD00020197
Career area:
Sales Support
Country/Region:
United Kingdom
State:
Hampshire
City:
BASINGSTOKE
Date:
Monday, December 27, 2021
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom
* Bratislava - Bratislavský kraj - Slovakia

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

Do you know how to manage sales programs and projects? Are you communicative and do you enjoy collaboration across multiple departments?

 

As the Graduate Program Manager, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and management of the LENOVO EMEA EAGLES Program across EMEA. You will work with the local HR and management teams in countries to implement and execute the program. You will report to our Sales Development Program Manager based in the UK.

What are the program elements that you will manage?

  • Liaise with department heads to determine hiring needs across all pipelines
  • Manage a fast track, rotational undergraduate program to continue to build a vitality pipeline of high potential talent for EMEA Sales (Relationship, Channel)
  • Create and manage relationships with universities that enhance Lenovo’s diversity recruiting efforts
  • Partner with EMEA Talent Acquisition team in recruiting efforts to target universities
  • Recruit and manage candidate selection, on-boarding, and training for EAGLES Program
  • Contribute and work with EMEA Sales Excellence Sales Training team to continue on-going development and enhancing EAGLES sales training programs, including coordinating delivery of training material across multiple organizations and SMEs
  • Provide sales coaching and development of EAGLES participants
  • Provide information for communications and business development materials when required and be able to deliver Communications as necessary across the organization at all levels
  • Manage external contracts with training delivery partners as needed
  • Own and manage the annual Graduate Budget
  • Additional responsibilities include 1:1 coaching, timely sales feedback (formal reporting), goal setting and performance tracking, leadership/Management team Program updates

What do we expect from you?

  • 3 - 5 years working experience
  • Previous sales experience: inside, field, or cross segment
  • Excellent communication & coaching skills, ability to influence others
  • Strong collaboration and teaming skills
  • Experience in and ability to project manage - assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate
  • Be both tactical in approach as well as a strategic thinker – able to deliver operationally with the motivation to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Previous experience in running Graduate Programs is highly desirable
  • Fluent English

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 
  • Attractive compensation & benefits package
  • Note valid for Slovakia only: Base gross monthly salary from 1600 EUR and above, depending on experience + variable part

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.

* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom, * Bratislava - Bratislavský kraj - Slovakia