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Account Executive Expert

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The Senior Account Executive (AE) assumes the leadership role within their assigned accounts as well as providing leadership to the sales team. In this capacity, the AE will identify and qualify opportunities within their own assigned accounts, and develop and drive account strategy and executive relationships within each. The AE will achieve an overall revenue goal through the creation of a complete territory business plan that generates at least three times the quota in pipeline opportunity and will be responsible for the quality and strength of the executive relationships within this territory.


Similarly, the AE will contribute to the overall success of the other individuals within their sales team by providing coaching and mentoring to each as needed to facilitate the identification, qualification, development and strategizing of opportunities in their accounts. The AE may be deployed in an assigned account team, an assigned geographic territory team, or a combination of both, and will be considered responsible and accountable for the successful execution of SAP´s Customer Engagement Lifecycle (CEL) throughout the sales team.



  • Provide overall account leadership to the SAP virtual account team (VAT) for each assigned account.
  • Establish trusted advisor relationships with executives across functional/divisional areas in each account that will provide the foundation for future business opportunities and ongoing, accurate account information.
  • Orchestrate resources within accounts through the proper deployment of appropriate VAT to meet and exceed customer expectations through successful execution of CEL.
  • Assume leadership role in account transitions to ensure proper and consistent Communication with customer and virtual customer support team.
  • Assume leadership role in customer team meetings, developing and driving account strategy through VAT for each assigned account.
  • Proactively build and grow successful relationships with SAP strategic partners.
  • Identify, pursue and close sales opportunities through the successful execution of CEL.
  • Position SAP to win sales opportunities by developing, communicating and driving effective selling strategies that are based on valid, customer-specific value propositions
  • Provide thought leadership in discussing and communicating account strategy with other members of the VAT.
  • Maintain an accurate, timely and documented pipeline of opportunities (prospects and suspects) and provide appropriate communication of such to SAP management on a regular basis.
  • Continuously gather knowledge of competitors and how to effectively position SAP solutions against them.
  • Pursue professional and personal development to ensure adequate knowledge of the markets and industries that SAP serves and of the products and services that SAP provides.
  • Understand best practice sales models. Work actively with more Senior Sales employees to develop sophistication in sales and negotiation skills.



  • Prior experience in business application software sales required.
  • Experience in Spanish Public Sector Industry and/or Healthcare.
  • Experience in ERP selling environment to Engineering, Construction and Operations industries, leading sales role of team selling environment also required.
  • Previous success in handling large transactions over lengthy sales campaigns in a fast-paced, consultative and competitive market strongly advised.
  • Demonstrated history of achieving a sales quota of US$2 million or more in software revenue.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher strongly preferred
  • General familiarity with consultative selling training methodologies also preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Spanish Language ia a must.



Madrid preferably but open to other locations in Spain.




We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:300938 | Work Area: Sales | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Account Executive Expert

Facility:  300938
Posted Date:  Nov 13, 2021
Work Area:  Sales
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Madrid, ES, 28043

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