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Sr. Account Executive (M/F/D)

Req id:  41047

Virtual, DE


OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.



For decades, IT Operations focused on supporting employees. Then cloud and digitalization arrived, ushering in a sweeping new mandate—run the business, grow customer loyalty and cut IT costs while driving the business forward. But how can you evolve from cost center to value-delivery org when cloud complexity, IT costs and staff shortages block your way? An AI-based IT Operations platform is your answer. Our global sales team at OpenText works with customers to help them meet higher standards for IT service performance despite cloud complexity, cost constraints and staff shortages. OpenText IT Operations management solutions form a unified, adaptable, AI-based platform that makes it possible.


Your impact

As a Sr Account Executive for our Enterprise IT Operations Management Software portfolio you will be  responsible for leading pursuits in focused territories. You will be driving campaigns to build the pipeline, use specialized knowledge and skills to prospect, qualify, negotiate and close opportunities. You will have named accounts allocated and cover a designated geography. For this opportunity you will be responsible for a defined set of customers in Germany. The position will be based out of Germany

What the role offers


  • Direct (software) sales experience 
  • Experience in hunting or new business sales as well as account management
  • Experience in selling ITOM, DevOps, Hybrid IT solutions is a bonus! In other words you need to have a clear understanding what the concerns are of a CIO, IT Director, Application owner, Service Manager, etc. as these are your main contact persons.
  • Works closely with the extended sales team with PreSales, Professional Services and Customer Success Management in building an effective Opportunity and Close plans  

What you need to succeed


  • Good communication in English language and fluent in German
  • Considered to master in knowledge of products, solutions or service offerings as well as competitor's offerings to be able to sell large, complex solutions
  • Demonstrates leadership and initiative in successfully driving specialty sales in accounts - prospecting, negotiating, and closing deals.
  • In-depth knowledge of the client's business, organizational structure, business processes, and financial structure
  • Invest time working with and leveraging external partners to deliver or influence the sale. Use management (up to C-level) engagement skills to offer value-add solutions to the client
  • Utilizes CRM (SalesForce) system as an expert and accurately forecasts business
  • Provable evidence of overachieving quota in the past, diversity of business customers, higher level customer interface, and a diverse set of selling responsibilities


One last thing

If you're ready to lead the charge in transforming IT operations and driving digital innovation, this role is for you. As a Senior Account Executive at OpenText, you'll leverage your expertise to help customers navigate the complexities of cloud-based IT operations and achieve their business goals. You'll work with top-tier clients in Germany, using your deep knowledge of IT service management and sales acumen to close deals and build lasting relationships. Join us to be a key player in delivering AI-driven IT solutions that redefine value delivery in the digital age




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