Senior Solution Sales Executive-SAP ARIBA

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SAP Ariba & Fieldglass is the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions. SAP Ariba & Fieldglass combines industry-leading technology with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover, connect, and collaborate with a global network of partners - all in a cloud-based environment. Using the Ariba & Fieldglass Commerce Cloud, businesses of all sizes can buy, manage cash, and sell more efficiently and effectively. More than 500,000 companies around the globe use the Ariba & Fieldglass Commerce Cloud to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance results.




The primary role of an SAP Spend Management Solution Sales Expert is to achieve the overall revenue goal from the assigned territory. In order to achieve this goal, the Solution Sales Expert is responsible and accountable for:

  1. Understanding the challenges of prospects and customers in the territory
  2. Developing and executing a territory plan
  3. Identifying and qualifying opportunities
  4. Orchestrating the Virtual Account Team (VAT) including partners to develop a strategy and drive sales execution framework, by establishing clear solution, clear value and clear plan.




It is expected that the Solution Sales Expert be adept at creating and nurturing senior executive relationships on their own, while positioning the SAP Ariba executives and broader account team at appropriate stages of the engagement. In that capacity, the Solution Sales Expert must:

  • Own the development and execution of programs together with the sales manager and VAT to drive pipeline & close deals
  • Be responsible for building relationships with the broader SAP organization and collaborate on account planning and execution of strategic, multi-LOB opportunities
  • Drive initial introduction meetings with customers to establish themselves as a trusted spend management advisor
  • Lead efforts to establish and develop market share and revenue attainment within named accounts
  • Develop repeatable best practices in securing expansion opportunities across named accounts




7 years of professional experience in:

  • Finance or procurement (on the customer side) or pre-sales/solution consulting or sales for spend management solutions (on the seller side)
  • Account management in strategic and key accounts segments across multiple industries
  • Complex sales engagements which involve territory planning, account planning, and opportunity planning responsibilities
  • Deal crafting and complex deal structuring for large-value opportunities
  • Collaborating with large, diverse virtual account teams working on large scale, multi-LOB opportunities especially in conglomerate accounts
  • Stakeholder management experience across C-level executives, B-level managers, and end-users




  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields (Business / Engineering or Technology)
  • Ability to identify, qualify, and prioritize opportunities and related tasks
  • Knowledgeable in using value-selling processes and methodologies
  • Strong financial and business acumen and ability to relate spend management solutions with financial impact and business outcomes
  • Ability to tailor, articulate, and clearly communicate messages relevant to each target audience/receiver of information
  • Ability to work across diverse teams, skillsets, and experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with complexities and ambiguities in the sales cycle
  • Ability to develop trusted relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Problem-solving and consultative selling skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to relevant details
  • Ability to manage both strategic and operational responsibilities
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills to manage parallel opportunities
  • Sincerely passionate about customer success, customer delight, and long-term customer relationships
  • Outcome focused and not role or designation focused
  • Continuous learner
  • Thorough, deliberate and structured
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Strong belief in maintaining integrity in selling




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.


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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.


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 Requisition ID:318741 | Work Area: Sales | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  318741
Posted Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Work Area:  Sales
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Seoul, KR, 06292

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