CenturyLink Commercial Services Manager in Frankfurt, Germany

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Provides pricing and commercial leadership to EMEA sales teams with the goal of maximizing profitability and win rates

Job Description

Provides pricing and commercial leadership to EMEA sales teams with the goal of maximizing profitability and win rates

Covers Centurylink’s entire product set, with particular focus on VPN, Security, Voice / UC & C, Internet and Transport services

Reviews and analyses deal and market data, and consults with sales, product owners and other teams to develop insight and business enhancements

Manages the quote-to-approval process for the region; developing internal tools to reduce sales cycle time and optimise return for the business

Works across stakeholders: Finance, Product, legal to drive optimal outcome

Qualifications

-Experience in complex deal pricing and Excel modelling (preferably Excel VBA standard)

-Financial background and analytical skills

-Able to communicate clearly, confidently and efficiently with all areas of the business, from sales teams to CFO

-Customer-facing with experience of pricing and contractual negotiation

-Able to create new tools, reports and processes to improve efficiency and insight

-Adaptive to system, process and market changes

-Energy, drive and clear ambition to grow business

-Experience within the wholesale, enterprise or content segment of the telecom industry

Education

Alternate Location: DE-Germany-Germany

Requisition #: 187307

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