Strategic Account Manager Manufacturing

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Strategic Account Manager Manufacturing

Location: Home Office - Germany

Position Overview

Trends toward CAD and CAM software interfacing with IoT, predictive analytics, 3D printing, robotics and smart manufacturing technologies will redefine manufacturing in the future. Autodesk is leading this digital revolution by making the complex simple.  Help our customers connect all parts of the manufacturing process with next level automation, enable them to collaborate in the cloud with expert control and integrated solutions for CAD and CAM. Empower engineers by giving them the ability to visualize, optimize and simulate with smarter and leaner manufacturing tools, and by collaborating in entirely new ways within their organizations. This is a hugely exciting opportunity for a passionate sales professional to join a company on the forefront of forward-thinking innovation, and to enable your customers to shape the future of making things. What we have to offer: trustful and sustainable relationships with innovative customers, a highly competitive compensation package, extensive and continuous trainings, and great opportunities for your personal career growth – at a market-leading, global software company that helps create the future. Responsibilities - Evaluate and prepare business plans for each assigned account. This involves evaluating the customer profile, creating value messaging, and targeting key steps needed to execute the account plans - Manage accounts through entire sales process; from business development, prospecting, and specifications through contract negotiations, signing, and post-sales support - Deliver an accurate weekly, monthly & quarterly forecast of business - Partner collaboratively with channel partners in order to understand their business, creatively adopt programs to drive new revenue, and expand business partner relationships - Reach out and provide regular customer feedback to the product, industry & strategic marketing teams to help identify product strengths and areas of improvement - Negotiate deals and contracts at various levels within the targeted account, with primary focus/importance on “C” and enterprise level negotiations - Generate new business by developing leads and creatively expanding existing accounts - Sell complex service engagements and creatively seek alternative solutions where necessary - Be a Trusted Adviser for customers and identify win/win situations - Help customers and the company develop success reference stories Minimum Qualifications - Degree in a relevant field (e.g. manufacturing, engineering, automotive, supply chain management, economics…) or equivalent educational / professional experience - Proven track record in complex direct and/or channel IT solution sales, preferably in a subscription-based SaaS model, and / or relevant industry experience in manufacturing, automotive, engineering etc. coupled with a strong businessacumen and a sales-minded approach - Passionate and excited about trends and innovations in engineering and technology - Autonomous, proactive and collaborative work style with a strong customer focus - Business fluency in German and English – both verbal and written – as well as excellent communication skills in both languages are a must

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

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Strategic Account Manager Manufacturing
Autodesk, Inc.