General Information

Req #
Career area:
Sales Support
United Kingdom
Friday, May 19, 2023
Working time:
Additional Locations
* United Kingdom - Hampshire - Farnborough

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

At Lenovo, we are a community of innovative thinkers, risk-takers, and people who challenge the status quo. We strive to put more innovation in the hands of more people, so they can do more amazing things. We want passionate, enthusiastic, and driven professionals who want to make an impact in a fast-paced global technology environment. Help us define our world of tomorrow.

Position Description

Lenovo’s strategy for long-term success is driving and selling solutions beyond core PC to solve customer problems and gain relevance as leading IT solutions provider.  The ISO Sales Transformation & Enablement organization has a key role to play in enabling organization readiness to deliver on this strategy.  Reporting to the VP ISO Sales Transformation & Enablement, this position will redefine, drive, and execute a common sales methodology across the Lenovo sales force. 

This is a highly visible leadership position and the successful candidate will be equally comfortable driving near term results while scaling the people, processes, and systems for the future in a dynamic, hyper growth environment. We are looking for a charismatic and collaborative leader committed to the development and the enhancement of our Go to Market strategy and teams.  With a focus on innovation, collaboration, customer-centricity, and data-driven insights, the ISO Sales Enablement Director will create an ecosystem to drive high performance selling.  This individual will leverage technology, tools, and AI/ML to accelerate sales productivity and increase win ratios.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience implementing and evolving sales methodologies, delivering world-class enablement, scaling high growth enablement teams, optimizing sales resources, and equipping leadership with actionable insights.

What You’ll Do:

Lead, grow, and evolve a high performing team of Sales Enablement specialists across delivery, program/project management, and enablement systems administration

Partner with senior executives on key GTM programs

Drive strategic initiatives across both 1) the worldwide enablement team which supports efforts that impact the broader sales/GTM organization, and 2) the "embedded" enablement teams which are aligned by geo and segment

Deliver results against our 3 main objectives: 1) Build a common Lenovo sales methodology that unlocks the power of our full portfolio 2) Prioritize sales leader enablement as a driver of change, 3) Accelerate ramping seller productivity through enhanced engagement programs

Take ownership and proactively drive cross-functional initiatives that impact sales productivity

Accelerate innovation through a culture of piloting and experimentation, scaling successful initiatives while also "failing fast" and taking learnings from unsuccessful initiatives

Collaborate with range of stakeholders across sales/GTM, product marketing, L&D, HR, operations, digital transformation and more

Focus on customer-centricity by delivering relevant "sales-centric" programs and enhancements that allow our end customers to accelerate outcomes using Lenovo solutions

Leverage data-driven insights and analytics to inform decision making while also balancing anecdotes & feedback from stakeholders to maximize impact

Leverage our suite of enablement and sales tools to enhance development and accelerate productivity

What the Position Needs:

Ten plus years of experience in sales strategy, sales structure, business development or program management in large, multi-national, preferably tech organizations

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required; MBA or other relevant advanced degree is a plus. Program & Project Management skills

Self-starter mentality with a high degree of follow through - can own and take tasks through to completion

Interpersonal skills- ability to network inside the company, create relationships and source input

Strong judgement, ability to manage through ambiguity and complexity as well as a demonstrated ability to influence without explicit authority are key to success. ·

Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to articulate complex concepts to cross-functional audiences. 

Demonstrated ability to define, refine and implement and govern processes, procedures, and policies. ·

Capability to design ways to measure and track performance, and to make improvements to the approach based on those measurements

Ability to prepare and deliver business reviews to the senior leadership team

Strong sense of urgency balanced with patience and a sense of humor.

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, working from home

An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity

Attractive compensation package

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!

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.

Additional Locations
* United Kingdom - Hampshire - Farnborough
* United Kingdom
* United Kingdom - Hampshire
* United Kingdom - Hampshire - Farnborough