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Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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* Selangor Darul Ehsan - Selangor - Malaysia

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Description and Requirements

Skills requirements

  • Understands the basics of autonomous sale of servers and data Center Group Products
  • Previous experience in managing a P&L business with strong emphasis on meeting numeric targets
  • Track record with demonstrated strong leadership and collaborative skills to work with a team of Distribution managers in the countries to implement the strategy for Run Rate business
  • Ability to manage complexities and differences of the country
  • Experienced in sales management and has understanding of channel management. Prior hands-on Channel experience is highly desirable
  • Ability to lead and work with product, channels and marketing team to meet Run Rate business objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to effect change to meet the changing requirements of the business environment
  • Strong Team Player
  • Proven ability to prepare and deliver executive presentations

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of Autonomous Business for region - responsible for delivering on the financial goals for the entire Central Asia Pacific Region.
  • Maintains a calendar of activities and management system to plan for every quarter, month and week with brand, channels and marketing teams at a GMT level
  • Represents region 4P leader in weekly Sales Cadence calls on progress, target attainment, 4Ps management, help needed etc for region
  • Holds weekly Sales Cadence calls with region product leaders, segment leaders and distribution leaders to review progress, target attainment, 4Ps management, help needed etc
  • Works with Country Channel teams to
    • Develop Annual and Quarterly targets for Run Rate Business
    • Develop monthly and quarterly RR SI & SO incentives; ensures they are developed and executed in a timely manner
    • Obtain timely and accurate market and channel feedback on Lenovo and competitor products, policies and tactics
    • Manage and monitor inventory levels in the channel and take appropriate demand conditioning activities to attain sales out and maintaining right mix of Sell-in inventory
    • Develop the right incentives for both Distribution Partners and Resellers for Run Rate Business
    • Monitor usage of existing enablement tools and recommend changes or development of new tools.
  • Works with Product Manager to ensure
    • Right product portfolio enablement via Top-sellers and Lenovo Bid Portal
    • Prices competitiveness for Top- Seller models through weekly monitoring
    • Lenovo Bid Portal is managed with competitive discounts and retained margin for the channel
    • Adequate GTN is allocated to Run Rate Business to meet objectives
    • Quarterly Product Promotions are adequate and appropriate for attaining targets
    • Demand Generation activities are targeted and timely in conjunction with sales activities
    • The right unit level / mix volume plan is in place for the quarter to attain the Gross Profit target for the Run Rate Business
    • Manage the Top Seller Portfolio to ensure the right product positioning against competition and manages transitions via price / promotion programs as well as training sales teams and Distribution partners

  • Works with Country Channel Teams to execute
    • Programs and Activities for pipeline generation
    • Regular review of performance on partner tiers
    • Initiative and activities to drive cross segment revenue in the server/storage/software defined infrastructure space.

  • .Interlocks with Marketing to ensure
    • alignment between marketing and sales execution
    • Collaboration and linkage with marketing to ensure proper timing and alignment with product promotions and channel incentive efforts.
    • sufficient Demand Generation Funds are available and utilized to support the Run Rate objectives for the quarter
    • flexibility to respond to business stresses and gaps while keeping program execution on course

* Selangor Darul Ehsan - Selangor - Malaysia