• Senior Account Executive, Retail & CPG (M/W/D)

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  • Germany SAS


    SAS in Retail & CPG


    The Retail & CPG industries are responding to the challenges of changing consumer demands and the threat of disruption from old and new competitors. Their future success relies upon the ability to leverage new technology trends and compete through data and analytics to become truly customer centric. SAS has a long-standing relationship with the Retail & CPG industries, and our breadth of solutions mean that we are perfectly placed to support our customers in this next chapter of their evolution. 


    Role Purpose


    SAS have supported Retail & CPG customers for over 40 years and are uniquely placed to support our clients with a full range of market leading software including data management, Internet of Things, Supply Chain Intelligence, Demand-Driven Forecasting & Optimisation, advanced analytics platform, artificial intelligence and machine learning.


    Working as part of the DACH Retail & CPG team will present you with the opportunity to drive change, deliver strategic value and broaden your knowledge in the above domains.With double digit growth in 2018 and existing relationships with over one third of leading customers in this domain, you will joining one of the most successful business units at SAS.


    SAS is recognised by industry analysts as a leader in analytics, data management, data science, real-time customer experience, risk management and many other domains. Working either directly with customers or with our strategic partners, you will deliver solutions that deliver transformational value.


    You will be working with some of the brightest minds in the industry, in a company that encourages curiosity and innovation. We strive to achieve excellence as ethical sales professionals with our customers at the centre of everything we do.



    What´s in it for you?


    This is a unique opportunity for someone who is reward and results driven, and also looking for the opportunity to make a real difference. Here at SAS, we believe that great work deserves great rewards. In return for your ideas, commitment and ambition, we'll give you a very competitive base salary and a range of benefits as soon as you join.


    We also work with our colleagues to understand their long-term career aspirations to ensure they have the career development and growth they need to achieve these goals. Through personalised career objectives and performance plans, we open up conversations on progression whether this is achieved through mentoring and coaching or classroom learning environments, we offer rewarding ways in which to learn.



    What are we looking for?

    • Demonstrated understanding of strategic sales techniques and principles specifically in the software industry.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Retail & CPG industries.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strategic selling skills, skills in analyzing and evaluating territory dynamics to develop and implement a sales plan.
    • Ability to initiate and lead projects.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to travel.




    This role is based from any of our offices in Germany, preferably Heidelberg, and will require travel across the DACH region to meet with customers.

    We have a modern working environment with superb facilities designed to promote wellbeing, creativity and collaboration.


    For further information please contact


    About SAS:

    SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.


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