General Information

Req #
WD00029798
Career area:
Sales
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
Indiana
City:
Ft. Wayne
Date:
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Nashville - Tennessee - United States of America
* Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America
* Kansas City - Missouri - United States of America
* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

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

Description and Requirements

The Regional Sales Director will be responsible for leading a large enterprise team to develop and execute on an aggressive customer strategy for Lenovo's corporate accounts in the US. The ideal candidate will be a leader with a proven track record of driving technology sales across the entire stack of Lenovo’s solutions portfolio; mobility, infrastructure and professional services. S/he will be results oriented, and driven by excellence. S/he will have Entrepreneurship to build an organization and business formation for the go-to-market strategy. S/he will also work well in a matrix environment with peers in sales, product development, marketing, services and supply chain. This leader should have command and be able to influence at all levels throughout the organization, externally with customers and potential partners by virtue of his/her industry expertise. This leader will have the capacity to guide and develop a comprehensive understanding of the industry and distill this understanding into simple, straightforward solutions that make a clear difference to the customer’s business.

This is a remote position and the candidate is expected to live in the Northern/Midwest Region (Chicago, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Nashville, St. Louis, Minneapolis). 50% travel required. 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Develop existing pipeline and new business opportunities in North America
  • Engage senior decision makers (including C level executives), customer influencers, end-users and ecosystem partners to advance sales pursuits
  • Review and analyze market opportunities and evaluate competitive and technology requirements needed to capitalize on opportunities. Understand current and future industry needs in the context of market dynamics to deliver multiyear business deals
  • Manage relationships and communications with external customers, internal stakeholders and partners.
  • Lead organization through the evolution from selling product to selling solutions.
  • Shape and execute NA business development and sales strategy across senior level direct and matrixed cross-functional teams
  • Align sales objectives to the corporate strategy and financial performance
  • Identify relevant new business opportunities, ecosystems, partnerships and markets, gathering of market intelligence and design and drive "go-to-market" plans
  • Uncover and qualify opportunities that will accelerate and drive growth.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional leader and coach with a focus on strong sales operations skills and the ability to form and develop high level relationships with customers.
  • 8+ years of industry experience in sales leadership or equivalent role
  • Strong track record and demonstrated expertise in developing and maintaining strong industry, professional relationships; prefer ‘C’ level engagement
  • This position requires exemplary verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation skills preferred and ability to articulate value proposition internally, to the market and to customers
  • Ability to hire, train/coach and develop sales teams
  • Stakeholder management ability
  • Relevant technical and industry acumen
  • Ability to work independently and deliver measurable results
  • Travel required
  • BS required, MBA preferred
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.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Nashville - Tennessee - United States of America, * Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, * Kansas City - Missouri - United States of America, * Chicago - Illinois - United States of America