Cloud Service Provider GTM (Go-to-Market) Leader

  • HPE
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Apr 02, 2021
Sales, Pre-sales, Marketing Cloud Infrastructure Other

Job Description

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work. Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, focused and dedicated to helping our customers make their mark on the world.  What sets us apart? Our people. Our people’s relentless commitment to partner, innovate, and act.  If solving the world’s biggest technology challenges sounds like the right career path for you, read on.

We’re looking for a Cloud Service Provider GTM (Go-to-Market) Leader.

The Category management function defines and manages the product offering, positioning, and pricing across the product life cycle of a given portfolio, guiding the direct/indirect sales teams on such product related dimensions. They are responsible to plan the business objective for a specific portfolio, and to achieve this plan through on going adjustments of the product related decisions. Acts as the lead expert in competition product knowledge in all dimensions (product knowledge, pricing, marketing, customer requirements). Communicates, briefs, supports direct and indirect sales force on product strategies. Defines advertising, and demand generation priorities at strategic and tactical levels in partnership with the Marketing function. Sales compensated role. Quota is an overlay. These jobs focus on selling to customers, typically through work that occurs outside the company offices.

 Responsibilities – 

  • Superior understanding of the category product, business management and sales challenges and strategies.
  • Actively contributes/leads the definition of the category business plan.
  • Establishes relationships and represents team with sales force and other partners at senior level.
  • Product line and quota responsibility for a significant share of the product range, or a specific customer segment.
  • Functional responsibility for the team in one or several areas (market analysis, marketing engagement, SF communication etc.).
  • Leads a subset of the team. Leads overall engagement with one or several sales teams.
  • Leads engagement partnership with external IT vendor.

 Qualifications: 

Education and Experience Required - 

  • University or Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Finance; advanced degree or MBA preferred.
  • Typically 12+ years of professional experience with a combination of Marketing, Sales, Business Planning experienced preferred.
  • Demonstrated Management/ Team leadership experience.

 Knowledge and Skills – 

  • IT industry knowledge.
  • Business planning skills, multidimensional.
  • Financial planning and modelling skills, comfortable to manage high complexity business planning and reporting.
  • Strong communication skills at senior management internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of promotional marketing processes and practices.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to frame the product value proposition to customers/partners.
  • Leadership skills and cross functional expertise (sales, supply chain, marketing.

 What we can offer you:  

Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and shared values/ purpose, make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers. At HPE our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexibility/ work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.