Aspen Technology, Inc. Sales Account Executive in United States
The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways — from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.
Who We Are
The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. Founded more than 30 years ago by the best and brightest engineers at MIT, we continue to tackle the most complex process manufacturing challenges. Our AspenONE software enables our customers to achieve operational excellence by increasing capacity, improving margins, and reducing costs, while becoming more energy efficient, ensuring safety, and shrinking their carbon footprint. This is a place where people are fiercely passionate about technology and have a desire to make a difference through the application of engineering and software technologies to solve real business problems.
The Sales Account Executive maintains and expands relationships with strategically important large customers. Assigned to three to five large accounts, the Sales Account Executive represents the entire range of company products and services to assigned customers whilst leading the customer account planning cycle and ensuring assigned customers' long term needs and expectations are met by the company. This is a customer facing role that requires self- motivated individuals with excellent business, industry, and sales knowledge.
He/she will manage assigned accounts and opportunities, collaborating with account resources from marketing, pre-sales engineering and development, to maximize revenue growth and deepen our relationships with customers.
Proactively leads a joint company - strategic account planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets and critical milestones.
Articulates solution business value to customers and leads solution development efforts that best address customer needs whilst coordinating the involvement of all necessary company personnel including support, service and management resources in order to meet account performance objectives and customers' expectations.
Demonstrate understanding of the customer's business priorities and initiatives. Discuss relevant trends and priorities integrating industry knowledge and solution knowledge.
Proactively assesses, clarifies and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis.
Gather market information from multiple sources, to analyze competition and consumer/market trends.
Achieves strategic customer objectives defined by company management.
Completes strategic customer account plans that meet company standard.
Ensures a high degree of customer satisfaction.
Achieves assigned sales quota in designated strategic accounts.
Closely coordinates company executive involvement with customer management.
Develop clear and well-articulated account strategy and plan including white-space analysis and awareness plans.
Overall ownership of the Deal Model process for assigned clients. This includes responsibility for proposals, contracts and pricing approval for licenses and professional services.
Manage day-to-day sales process, coordinate account meetings, and effectively use Business Consulting (Pre-Sales Engineering) and Sales Support resources.
Understanding of and execution against expected performance metrics, i.e., customer meetings per week, customer facing time, BPRs per quarter, pipeline quantity and velocity, etc.
What You'll Need
What you'll need:
Demonstrated success at establishing and cultivating "C" level consultative relationships.
Clear track record of leading and closing large/complex solution sales opportunities.
Experience leading teams in a matrix organization with indirect supervision.
Executive presence and demeanor a must.
Self-discipline and motivation with strong influencing skills.
15 plus years’ experience of major account management.
Minimum 10 years selling enterprise software, engineering solutions a plus.
A bachelor’s degree in chemical, Industrial, Automation, Production, or Petroleum engineering.
Experience selling to customers in the Energy/Petroleum/Engineering industry.
Familiarity with process modeling software products and services, advance process control / real time optimization, manufacturing execution systems and planning and scheduling solutions preferred.
Knowledge of Chemical production and supply chain business processes.
Process industry knowledge.
International company experience (for those positions outside of US).
AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
While our impact on the world is big, we offer many of the advantages of a smaller organization. Every employee has a real opportunity to make important contributions that directly benefit our customers and drive our success.
AspenTech is thriving, thanks to our relentless focus on innovation and the dedication of our team of world-class experts who speak more than 10 languages and work in 30 different offices worldwide.
AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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