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Sales Management-Government

Microsoft Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 10 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • Job number: 1717408
  • Work site: Up to 50% work from home
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Role type: People Manager
  • Profession: Sales
  • Discipline: Sales Management
  • Employment type: Full-Time


Manages the development of sales strategy, planning, and execution across segments and solution areas to drive sales revenue, digital and Artificial Intelligence (AI) business transformation, and growth. Leverages industry and market expertise to ensure strategies and plans are aligned with market demands and customer business needs, to realize value for both customers and Microsoft. Leads sales teams and organizations by example, coaching teams to follow best practices for building strategic relationships with customers and partners. Establishes a professional presence as a thought leader to influence and direct effective business planning, alignment, and partnerships for continuous growth. Leads sales teams on high-value engagements with a focus on customer value realization and customer satisfaction. Develops internal talent and capabilities and fosters a culture of inclusion, learning, and achievement.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing, Computer Science, Engineering (e.g., Electrical or Mechanical), Business Management, Economics.
  • 13+ years experience in sales, marketing/advertising, managing high performance sales and technical-sales teams, and/or leadership roles in multi-tiered large organizations.
  • 5+ years experience leading teams and/or managers in a Sales organization.
  • 5+ years direct/formal people management experience.


People Management

  • Managers deliver success through empowerment and accountability by modeling, coaching, and caring.
  • Model - Live our culture; Embody our values; Practice our leadership principles.
  • Coach - Define team objectives and outcomes; Enable success across boundaries; Help the team adapt and learn.
  • Care - Attract and retain great people; Know each individual’s capabilities and aspirations; Invest in the growth of others.

Leading and Transforming the Business

  • Develops and drives go-to-market sales strategy and execution to ensure success within their market based on Microsoft's and customer/partner needs. Develops strategies and coaches managers to align teams with customer, compete, and market strategies that drive sales, consumption, and Digital & Artificial Intelligence (AI) transformation solutions. Leads, collaborates with, and empowers managers to execute on strategic initiatives, achieve targets and build and manage pipelines that achieve growth and accelerate customer/partner value realization. Develops talent internally and attracts needed talent to Microsoft. Leads teams by example, driving high-value engagements and creating trusting relationships with customers and partners. Coaches teams on, and drives the execution of go-to-market based on customer, partner, and Microsoft needs, and scaling business across markets. Oversees and directs actions to drive balance in business, financial, and people outcomes. Manages customer planning across accounts to ensure that teams across organizations drive end-to-end orchestration for customer value realization and outcomes. Defines long-term expectations and goals across teams to consistently leverage opportunities and effectively develop, align, and execute on market sales strategies.

Accelerating Growth

  • Leverages industry and market expertise, proactively leading teams to identify solutions to drive new opportunities and strategies in alignment with customer needs. Establishes a technology-driven professional presence in the market and represents Microsoft as a thought leader who can articulate connections between Microsoft solutions to relevant business contexts with industry and market leaders (e.g., speaking at external events, sitting on boards). Pursues industry of choice to create more strategic relevance and value with customers. Coaches teams to consider global perspectives in best practices in local trade, regulatory, and policy environments across geographic areas. Coaches managers and teams to tailor customer engagement for specific industries with relevant customer references and socializes best practices across their organization. Identifies and creates customer references for landmark successes in one or more strategic industries to develop a competitive advantage and to articulate ability to deliver customer value to achieve outcomes. Leverages experiences and expertise with customers across industry to influence the development of programs that help scale and accelerate successful engagements.

Driving Success with and Through Others

  • Fosters and defines a culture of inclusion, learning, mentorship, coaching, customer-centricity, accountability, collaboration, and achievement of bold goals. Influences and inspires managers and teams across the organization to motivate, engage, and bring teams together. Leads a diverse and inclusive workforce, creates and hires diverse teams, and fosters an inclusive working environment via well-established inclusive behaviors. Develops and rewards high-performing individuals and teams, hires diverse talent, prioritizes development, leads by example, and prepares people for more senior positions in other parts of the organization.


  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Educational resources
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Savings and investments
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Generous time away
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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