Google Cloud Sales
**Please note we are recruiting this opportunity for 2023 start date**
Bringing Ingenuity to Life
We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.
With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.
Isn’t it time you joined us?
Become part of the Team
PA is an amazing company with incredible sector and technical capabilities which makes us unique in the market. Cloud Alliances are a key part of PA’s accelerated growth strategy and we are continuing to invest heavily in this huge market opportunity.
PA has been a Google Cloud Premier Partner since 2011 and has been recognised by the Google Cloud Partner Program through Google Global Partner of the Year and EMEA Cloud Platform Special Contribution awards.
What we are looking for
We are looking for an experienced sales person to join, and be instrumental within, our Google Alliance team. This is a critical role, one that will stretch you personally and professionally, and require you to utilise your creative, cognitive and emotional intelligence.
In the Google Cloud Cloud Sales role, you will represent our organisation into Google Cloud, helping to drive sales, revenue and our Google Alliance.
You will part of the team responsible for developing and delivering against the strategy for our Google Alliance as well as developing our Cloud business.
Expect a sleeves-up, fully associated and immersive role. All our people are client facing and empowered to fulfil the best outcome for their clients.
You will have proven experience of building and maintaining successful business relationships.
You can evidence how you have worked with large, multi-dimensional organisations, and how you’ve sold solutions which bring together the best of vendor / partner technologies and services capabilities with those of your own organisation to maximise success and deliver impact for the client.
You have clear ideas on how things might be done and want to join a company where doing things the right way is a principle we strive to achieve daily. You inspire others to get involved and foster a strong collaborative ethic.
You’re obsessed with ensuring PA’s reputation and credibility is always regarded at a very high level, and unafraid to initiate corrective actions should this not be at our desired level.
You’re a self-starter with a strong entrepreneurial streak – able to prioritise your time effectively, and build relationships across PA, clients, and Google.
Essential (or however we phrase it)
You are commercially savvy - understanding all aspects of professional services, Cloud sales, and driving the sales lifecycle.
Strong exposure to Channel Sales, Partnerships, Alliance Sales or similar, with demonstrated success of meeting or exceeding performance targets.
Ability to build and execute sales and marketing strategies to engage clients and partners to identify, develop and win opportunities.
Confidence in working within a matrix organisation of senior stakeholders and executive teams to achieve a common goal.
Exposure to driving adoption of disruptive technologies, cloud and digitally enabled purpose-led propositions.
Effective communication within account teams, internal and external stakeholders
Experience in structuring and producing compelling sales and commercial proposals which clearly demonstrate the business benefits to clients.
Excellent written, oral and customer presentation, influence, and negotiation skills.
Creative approach to partnerships, marketing, business development and sales.
Building relationships at all levels in a diverse environment through being visible, involved and having the persuasive ability to keep PA front of mind and invited to both partner meetings/events as well as client opportunities.
Spotting opportunities develop sales via your relationships and ‘match-making’ between PA’s accounts and a partner organisation.
Ability to develop positioning and propositions within an alliance partner, and to the marketplace at large. Ability to operate at pace, with an eye on the future to be ahead of the game.
Ability to broaden and deepen relationships with an alliance partner, and to use a strong network to ‘match-make’ between your organisation and a partner sales teams and the appropriate PA people.
Experience of driving internal and external eminence, growing awareness of the combined capabilities with an alliance partner, and building your own personal brand.
Nice to have
Expert knowledge of Google Cloud
Existing relationships within the Google Cloud ecosystem
Benefits package at PA:
Sales OTE package
Private medical insurance
Interest free season ticket loan
25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
Company pension scheme
Annual performance-based bonus
Life and Income protection insurance
Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
Voluntary benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)
PA is committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture where diversity thrives, and all of our people can excel. We believe that greater diversity stimulates innovation, enabling us to fulfil our purpose of ‘Bringing Ingenuity to Life’, supporting the growth of our people, and delivering more enduring results for our clients.
We only recruit, promote and reward our people based on their contribution, without regard to gender, race, disability, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.
We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.