Service Line Specialist - Cognizant Infrastructure Services (SLS, CIS) Service Line Specialist - Cognizant Infrastructure  …

Cognizant
in Singapore
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Cognizant
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Service Line Specialist - Cognizant Infrastructure Services (SLS, CIS)
Role: Service Line Specialist – Cognizant Infrastructure Services (SLS, CIS)
Geographical Coverage: ASEAN
Base Location: Singapore

Summary of Role
Service Line Specialists (SLS) provide deep expertise in a Service Line Practice Area to support the Client Leadership Team to close new and expansion opportunities on accounts. They are actively involved in growing the service line's footprint and assisting the Client Partner to engage clients with service line opportunities. In this role, the Service Line Specialist will balance client/project responsibilities with business development and sales responsibilities including identifying, qualifying and closing new business opportunities that align with their specialism. The position also requires working with and leveraging a top-notch client leadership team. The individual will be responsible for overseeing high quality delivery while developing strategies and tactics for further penetrating the account in addition to cross selling Cognizant's emerging services. The Service Line Specialist will support the Client Partner in achieving “trusted advisor” status and have a mix of strategic and tactical management experience.
For this Service Line Specialist – Cognizant Infrastructure Services (SLS, CIS) role , we are looking for highly motivated, intellectually curious and successful SLS with a desire to work in a fast paced, deep relationship environment, where success is defined as meeting our clients' needs and growing the revenue of Cognizant Infrastructure Services (CIS) business unit. The SLS, CIS will own overall TCV, revenue quota and relationships for the CIS practice in ASEAN.

Role Responsibilities
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    • Creates sales strategies and plan for the Client Partners' review and for its incorporation into the broader client strategy and plan.
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    • Provides subject matter expertise to proposal development and overall solution.
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    • Executes and manages the account plan within function/specialism under the guidance of the Client Partner
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    • Invests time in strengthening existing client relationships. Participates in reviews and provides educated and relevant perspectives.
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    • Client Relationship Management; engage with CXO, VP and Director level clients
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    • Responds to and deliver on client requests; responds to RFP's
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    • Identifies opportunities, makes proactive proposals to client in line with account strategy
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    • Obtains the approvals to pursue opportunities
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    • Leads pursuits to close new and expansion opportunities related to their sales specialisms, working closely with Client Leadership Team
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    • Secures revenue renewals related to their sales specialisms
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    • Engages the relevant internal Cognizant teams and service lines team for developing solutions
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    • End to end account management including account forecasting, budgeting and operations
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    • Handles risks and issues related to the account, including delivery oversight
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    • Creates and presents account QBR presentations and executive status reports
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Skills & Experience
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  • 12-15 years of experience in a senior-level consulting, sales, client-facing role specifically in the area of Cloud, Infrastructure and Security Services Solutions
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  • Demonstrated experience in leading solution design / pre-sales in the area of public cloud and hybrid cloud across all different platforms
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  • Strong subject matter expertize in Public Cloud ( AWS /Azure ) and Dev Sec Ops
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  • Experienced in sales / pre-sales activities – i.e., lead qualification and development, team sales, partnering with other solution providers, RFI / RFP (bid) responses, bid response presentations to customers.
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  • Experience in creating account specific strategy , forecasting , commercial management
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  • Strong experience in direct interaction with customers in ASEAN market. Experience in the Singapore Public Sector will be a plus.
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  • Strong relationship with relevant partner ecosystem and the ability to collaborate within the ecosystem
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  • Strong relationship with global / regional decision makers, service owners of multiple Clients will be a plus.
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  • Excellent problem solving, business communication (written & oral), and client management skills are essential
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  • Proven Track record of developing opportunity pipelines, qualifying high priority deals, and winning new business in line with agreed targets
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  • Experience closing sales with a specific emphasis on growing sales. Specifically, win new deals in customer account per pre-agreed targets.
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  • Proven leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution, strategic and critical thinking and ownership, particularly with highly diverse teams
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  • Ability to work collaboratively in a virtual and cross geography highly-matrixed environment
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  • Experience in managing service delivery in past will be plus but not mandatory
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  • Bachelor's degree required OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience


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