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Iot Global Expansion Manager # Csm - Us

Posting Country:  United States
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Long Description

Role purpose:
• To sell the Vodafone Cell Site Monitoring Solution (CSM) to Mobile Network Operators (MNO) in the Americas, i.e. identify, select, conduct a Proof-of-Value and close agreements
• To negotiate the commercial model with the MNO
• To have oversight and insight to the successful delivery of the service, in conjunction with the assigned project managers, to ensure meeting of the commercial milestones
• To grow revenues with the MNO, whilst securing appropriate margin and increasing engagement with Vodafone

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:
• Develop the Go-To-Market strategy for CSM in the Americas
• Sell the Vodafone IoT CSM value proposition to selected MNOs, incl. opportunity management
• Produce Business Cases and develop Commercial models for CSM
• Support the implementation of Commercial and Operating Models and ensure subsequent revenue growth
• Lead the internal stakeholder management across Sales, Commercial, Marketing, Product Management, Service & Support, Regulatory and Partner Markets and be a central point of contact internally and externally with MNOs
• Proactively support growth through cross-& upselling

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
• Strong history of successful sales of complex solutions (hardware, software, services) to telecommunication operators, e.g. in wholesale or carrier sales
• Strong analytical skills and financial modelling abilities
• Contract negotiations of high-value deals with multiple internal and external stakeholders
• Strong communication skills and ability to balance conflicting interests

Must-have technical / professional qualifications:
• BA / BSc degree or MBA / MSc
• Comfortable in corporate / multinational B2B business including networking, influencing and persuading internal and external teams and stakeholders
• Experience of presenting and negotiating at C level and with 3rd parties
• Strong English negotiation skills, local language skills preferred
• A self-starter with determination to succeed, balanced with the appropriate tact and diplomacy needed to operate in a challenging cultural environment

 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.