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United Arab Emirates
Monday, May 31, 2021
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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 not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, 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

Can you help us solve complex challenges? 
Do you enjoy everyday communication with the customers?  
In this role, you will become the evangelist for our solutions and map our portfolio to our clients’ strategies. You will provide thought leadership and be the expert on industry trends to your clients and other Lenovo sales teams. You will work with the most senior decision-makers in our strategic accounts and our most senior internal stakeholders. You will ensure the appropriate portfolio of our products, services and software is architected to solve the complex business challenges and close sales opportunities. 

You will join our MEA Commercial team and report to our Commercial Segment Director. The location of this role is flexible around GCC, KSA and RSA; however, ideally based in Dubai, so you are close to major customers. 

Lenovo is a US $50 billion global Fortune 500 company, and we rank #212 and are a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and enterprise technologies. Globally, our product lines include a full range of commercial and consumer PCs, servers and workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smartphones. We aim to provide smart solutions for all and that our technology helps those who do, do better. 

What tasks are waiting for you in this role? 
Work closely with Account Executives to qualify opportunities, collaborate on sales strategy, process, and level of presales engagement to prioritise time, activities and investments of the most impactful revenue-generating opportunities. 
Motivate and inspire the teams by providing a vision, empowering functional specialists, encouraging creativity, clearly communicating expectations, and providing support for team and client success. 
Lead and shape the sales enablement process for the creation of customer-specific solutions through working closely with dedicated business development managers for devices, services and the broader sales team. 
Ensure the quality of the presales deliverables (presentation, demonstrations, etc.) and align resources to opportunity activities and establish due dates and milestones to ensure successful customer deliverables. 
Demonstrate value to customers of a solution approach with a clear articulation of ROI and business case. 
Manage in conjunction with the Account Executive the execution and delivery of best outcome solution/s for the customer. 
Champion the customer by helping to educate the presales team on customer situations, help them focus on what needs to be done and prescribes the optimal solution to deliver desired outcomes. 
Drive consistent presales processes, including Microsoft Dynamics 365 opportunity management, dry-runs and discovery sessions and other tools to ensure superior evaluations, product demos and presentations. 
Strategic account pipeline consolidation and coordination with Service solution sales team, PLM team and TS on valid solution building.  

What do we expect from you? 
6+ Years of experience working within the technology industry in a sales/architect role solving technology challenges, with 1-2 years of people management experience being a plus but not mandatory. 
Strong knowledge of Lenovo’s portfolio, competitive solutions, and how they relate to customer requirements. 
Critical thinking to identify value propositions for clients. 
Strong verbal and written communication skills to simplify and explain complex problems with an ability to execute. 
Consultative and collaborative mindset - your engagement with clients will lead to new and innovative solutions. 
Multi-Country experience within MEA is mandatory. Strong business and market knowledge required.   

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 package 
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.