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Deloitte Sales Executive – Automotive Industry – Technology Services in Detroit, Michigan

Are you a SalesExecutive (SE) that has an entrepreneurial spirit, with a successful trackrecord of selling application management and technology transformation services? If so, Deloitte Services LP is looking for atop-performing client relationship and solutions Sales Executive to pursueclients within its Technology practice with a focus on the Automotive Industry.

The Team

The Sales Center of Excellence (COE) supports Deloitte sbusinesses in uncovering, nurturing, and closing sales opportunities. Workinghand-in-hand with Partners, Principals and Managing Directors, these salesexecutives focus their highly skilled efforts in securing relationships withqualified targets and decision makers to uncover opportunities, developeffective sales strategies, manage the pursuit process and act as a keyadvisor to the pursuit team throughout the sales process.

What you'lldo:

TheSE is responsible for selling Technology Staff Augmentation, ApplicationManagement, Technology Transformation services, etc. to clients in the Automotive Industry. The role involves:

Securing Relationships with KeyDecision-Makers:

Play a leadingrole on the account by creating brand awareness, building relationships andserving as a liaison to key executives

Leverage network,and executive through manager level relationships to reinforce knowledge of ITservices and capabilities through formal and informal marketing opportunitiesto secure a competitive edge, foster trust and drive the evolution ofDeloitte s brand identity, helping to solidify our credibility in thetechnology arena

Build and maintainlong-term relationships with IT Manager, VP- and C-suite-level influencers, ITbusiness leaders and buyers, including existing clients and otherwise toidentify selling opportunities

Leverage insightsto help account leader evaluate opportunities, shape strategy on where to focusefforts and create a demand forecast for consulting services

Diplomaticallyaddress and course-correct partnership concerns with account executive team andstakeholders, as necessary

Surfacing Leads to DriveSales:

Work closely withthe client s CXOs, direct reports and IT managers to understand near andlong-term strategic initiatives, technology roadmap and business issues;translating them into feasible Deloitte solutions, making bold plays, asnecessary

Understand andarticulate compelling value propositions around product(s) and services toaccelerate client sales and adoption appetite

Gain insight intoopportunities before they are released as RFPs

Proactively pursuebusiness development opportunities by working with prospective and existingclients on an account to build a pipeline and secure new technology contractsranging from small staff augmentation deals, to large enterprise technologytransformation projects

Keep a pulse onindustry trends, market dynamics, competitive pressures and disruptive forcesof the market ecosystem that drive transformation on the account to:

Anticipate theclient s professional services needs

Influence keydecision-makers early, ensuring that they understand the relevance ofDeloitte s products and services

Articulateinsights to clients, taking the opportunity to solidify Deloitte as a trustedpartner and industry insider

Create strategicand tactical plans to identify greenfield opportunities

Managing Sales Cycles forAligned Accounts:

Collaborate withaccount leadership to interpret customer demand, develop sales plans andexecute against account and teaming strategies for continual product sales andbusiness development

Manage the salescycle by overseeing the technology sales and proposal process, includingpricing and resourcing at an account level

Leverage Deloittesales platforms, collaborating with account and practice leaders to helpdevelop a forecast and anticipate staffing requirements

Partner with theclient s procurement organization to gain early insight into the technologyrequest pipeline and understand the demand, key drivers, decision-criteria,etc. for IT projects, across the organization, to shape the solution and winthemes for responses

Coordination of SalesActivities and Deal Closure:

Independentlydrive the creation of sales collateral to support client meetings andarticulate Deloitte s value proposition and market offering

Help determine ifDeloitte can compete and the strategic value of winning when RFPs are released

Serve as keyadvisor to the pursuit team, help develop win themes, collaborate with managingdirectors and the response team to provide feedback; Ensuring the finaldeliverable is on time and meets client specifications with win themesreiterated throughout

Ensure internalteams are mobilized to meet staffing and project resourcing requirements, ifthe contract is won

Attend andparticipate in presentations, cognizant of potential issues, objections;understanding corporate and executive dynamics

Prepare PPMDs forany open items or issues by reviewing real or potential objections andresponses tied to win themes

Consistently hitincremental sales benchmarks (e.g. drive 20-30M in accretive revenue) based onopportunities and account expectations

Category: Business Development / Sales / Marketing

About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.