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Senior HANA Cloud Platform Sales Specialist H/F Job

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Date: Jun 14, 2018

City: Paris, J, FR

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 135026
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired by excellence? At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for business software, SAP helps companies and organizations in more than 25 industries to run better.


As an SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP) Account Executive, you will work with your assigned Sales manager and associated support resources to drive revenue for the SAP HCP product line. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the SAP HCP sales process and creating a business plan to achieve your target quota within your assigned accounts. You will be responsible for identifying and qualifying SAP HCP opportunities, developing, driving strategy, and closing deals.


  • Representing SAP and its HCP product line in customer accounts of all sizes and industries.
  • Meet and exceed direct sales goals within assigned geographic territory.
  • Manage and track customer engagement and activity through SAP’s established sales processes and systems as well as keeping customer account data current and accurate.
  • Work effectively within a team environment to maximize revenue potential and ensure customer success.
  • Manage all aspects of the sales process including lead generation, qualification, evaluation, close and account care.
  • Independently run discovery sessions with lines of business while managing and leading the sales cycle.  Managing a virtual account team.
  • Effectively advise and influence customers through consultative selling techniques.
  • Articulate HCP (Paas) solutions in terms of ROI to the customer.
  • Provide product demonstrations to prospects.
  • Research the customer environment to create effective business impact models, build business cases, ROI & TCO models.
  • Develop a deep knowledge of SAP HCP and the related offerings from SAP
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in related fields (Business / Engineering or Technology).
  • Exceptional analytical and technical skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills including collaboration, facilitation, negotiation, and persuasion.
  • Ability to prospect, champion and articulate business cases and have proven track record of closing 7 figure deals in large accounts
  • Ability to present and articulate a complete application and technology solution.
  • Ability to think out-of-the-box and impress customers with your line of thinking and have a proven record to be a leader and team player.
  • You are a passionate evangelist. You believe that SAP wants to “change the game” and win the new world of Cloud and Paas (HANA Cloud Platform)
  • You love innovate cloud solutions and understand data! You have the aptitude to become a master of HANA Cloud Platform and will use it to manage YOUR territory effectively.


  • 5 + years’ experience in selling database solutions such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, etc.
  • Must have relevant software knowledge (mobile, BI, database, ERP, CRM, Big Data, cloud solution and application development). You must be able to demonstrate your technical expertise.
  • Proven experience managing complex sales cycles to sell database, data warehouse and innovative solutions into the Fortune 500 and closing 7 figure deals.
  • You are a GREAT Salesperson. You have a desire, even an obsession, to make customers successful through the best software platform (HANA Cloud Platform).
  • You will maximize revenue.

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