CA Technologies Sr Account Executive in Bogota, Colombia

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

  • Sr Account Executive*

  • Location(s): Colombia/ Bogota*

  • /Your future starts here/*/!/

Product specialist responsible for eliminating the barriers between ideas and outcomes for our customers by landing new business, including Services and Education, and expanding the technology footprint in the account base within a specified period of time. This position is further responsible for developing and maintaining trusted relationships with the C-suite, senior level decision makers, and other key buyers within the assigned account(s).

This position will take a leadership role in working closely with sales colleagues and related roles to help drive complex sales opportunities from identification and qualification through closure by developing and driving an effective and efficient sales strategy.

This position is also responsible for mentoring less experienced Account Executives to broaden and sharpen their skills in positioning CA's solution offerings to customers or prospects.

  • About CA:*

CA Technologies is a Fortune 1000 company with a startup mentality – and we’re searching for incredible, bright talent to dominate in the marketplace. Sure, CA has been a leading software company for nearly four decades, with a global customer base that includes the majority of the Fortune 2000 - but what excites us today is the opportunity to redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. We have a daring vision and a powerful, expanding solution set that helps the world’s most successful companies realize their boldest objectives. For more information, visit www.CA.com/innovation.

  • About the Role:*

This position is responsible for selling CA solutions into a set of accounts leading to achievement of assigned quota targets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.

This position must be seen by the customer as being /both/ customer centric and solutions oriented. Overall, this position is responsible for delivering positive, quantifiable results for our customers by exhibiting:

* * Knowledge and Application of a specific CA's Solution Set:* Strong knowledge and understanding of specific CA domain product(s), how to identify the solution to best meet the customers' business needs and how to appropriately position the CA domain solution with customers.

* * Territory/Account Management:* Effectively manage territory and accounts; generate short-term results while holding a long-term perspective to maximize overall territory viability. Develops and drives CA Technologies' strategy for aligned enterprise accounts and provides timely and accurate sales forecasts and reports to inform management's strategic decision-making.

  • Industry Knowledge: Knowledge of given industry and relevant marketplace; can speak with authority on industry trends, best practices, competitive practices, regulatory issues, etc. Ability to use customer, industry, and product knowledge to drive land and expand opportunities to closure.

    • Effective Selling:* Utilize solutions-oriented, systematic approach to selling, leverage mastery of sales best practices and CA's sales methodology. Minimizes churn in assigned accounts and collaborates with Presales resources (and others, as needed) to drive adoption and expansion.
    • Effective Partnering:* Liaises with Partners as necessary in the sales process. In Partner led opportunities, remains involved throughout sales process to drive CA's strategy in the account.
  • How You’ll Stand Out:*

The perfect candidate for this role will have a demonstrated record of success in positions of increasing responsibility over the course of their career. She/he will have an outstanding track record and reputation for being result oriented, attention to detail and passion for Sales.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Typically 7 or more years of experience with a proven track record of success in managing and growing large-company accounts.

  • Prior experience selling software is desirable.

  • Extremely detail-oriented with strong time management and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to simultaneously manage a large number of leads, contacts, and prospects in a CRM system.

  • Exceptional verbal communication and objection handling skills required.

  • Experience with Challenger sales methodology is desired.

  • Flexible, reliable, results-oriented and self-motivated.

  • Experience with security solutions.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

  • Experience with Salesforce.com is desired.

  • Ability to build rapport and establish relationships over the phone.

  • Fluency in English is desired

  • Business travel of approximately 50 yearly is expected for this position.

  • Sound like a fit?* Great!

  • A Great CA Employee:*

  • Takes smart risks

  • Exhibits courage

  • Is a “driver”

  • Navigates ambiguity

  • Embraces diversity

  • Communicates openly

  • Doesn’t take themselves too seriously

  • Likes to laugh

  • Loves a good challenge

  • Is resilient when faced with setbacks

  • Teams well with others

  • Insists on quality results

  • Is forward-thinking

  • Adapts easily to change

  • Solves problems creatively

  • More About Working at CA:*

CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, CA’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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