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Growth Market Account Executive, Intelligent Spend, Montreal

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Date: Feb 7, 2021

City: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: SAP



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Growth Market Account Executive, Intelligent Spend


As a Growth Market Account Executive, you will use your sales and business expertise to drive the growth of SAP Intelligent Spend solutions within our net-new territories. You will collaborate with product, engineering, and marketing to develop a meaningful perspective for prospects by identifying the value drivers and the solutions that solve their business challenges. As a result, you will bridge executive relationships, lead organizations through the digital transformation, and carry-out SAP’s mission to “Make the World Run Better and Improve People’s Lives.”


You’re a natural people person who is comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders (including executives); you’re excited to become an expert in new things and to share your knowledge; you’re an energized and organized self-starter; you’re an excellent communicator; you’re analytically inclined, and you have a track record of improving the processes and organizations around you.  


  • Qualify, build, and manage an accurate sales pipeline in your assigned territory. Maintain a high volume of activity, including outbound calls, emails, and social selling.
  • Listen attentively to customer needs; demonstrate empathy while overcoming objections.
  • Identify customers’ existing technology footprint, growth plans, and competitive landscape. 
  • Develop and nurture executive relationships by demonstrating professional knowledge of customer industries through a consultative selling approach. 
  • Follow a defined sales process to learn and understand the challenges that small and medium-sized businesses face and recommend solutions based on their needs.
  • Build strong working relationships with SAP colleagues to enable an integrated and efficient interaction between SAP Intelligent Spend and the customer.
  • Work closely with Product, Marketing, and Consulting teams to enhance Intelligent Spend value proposition and design tailored solutions. Organize a strategic account plan with clear timelines and actionable next steps for customers. 
  • Provide continued momentum and focus throughout short, medium, and long sales cycles.
  • Plan your business to meet and exceed quarterly targets through land and expand and seed the market strategies. 


  • 3+ years of quota-carrying sales experience.
  • Cloud Sales (SaaS) experience preferred.
  • Track record of success and quota achievement.
  • Management of short and long sales cycles.
  • Experience as a “hunter” for new business.
  • Prior success in selling into Procurement and Finance teams is a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of similar working experience.
  • Experience presenting to senior business leaders.
  • An enthusiastic “roll up your sleeves” mentality.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and thrive in an unstructured, fast pace environment.
  • Ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with business partners.
  • Ability to provide a realistic outlook of your overall book of business to management.
  • Fluent French Language required


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

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

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