Splunk Strategic Sales Leader, Northern Region ANZ in Canberra, Australia

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Are you a successful Sales Director looking to elevate your experience at one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world? Are you passionate about genuinely leading a team and not just crunching numbers all day? This is the opportunity of a lifetime for you!

We are seeking you to join our team as Strategic Sales Leader for the ANZ, Northern Region. This position reports to the Head of Strategic Sales – ANZ. In addition to requisite passion, skills and experience, you will have a measurable track record in building and managing high performing sales teams. You will play a key role driving a significant share of revenue for Splunk. This is a critical role to Splunk ANZ's continuous success and we are looking for someone who will not only exceed key revenue metrics, but also contribute to our culture, succession planning and employee engagement!

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Lead a geographically dispersed sales team (NSW and ACT) and work closely with assigned technical resources and inside sales

  • Consistently deliver license, support and service revenue targets – dedication to the number and to deadlines

  • Territory mapping, account planning and opportunity management

  • Negotiate favorable pricing and business terms with large commercial enterprises by selling value and return on investment

  • Work with inside sales and partners for maximum effectiveness

  • Leverage sales engineering and in-house as well as partner services resources

  • Player /coach, hands on with the team; very involved with account planning, strategy and sales calls

  • Hire the right team to match our growth

  • Use our sales methodology and processes effectively

  • Understand how to leverage both international and domestic colleagues to expand deal size and value to the customer

  • Good corporate citizen – two way flow of meaningful and timely information; work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of resources

  • Provide timely and insightful input back to other corporate functions, particularly product management and marketing

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • 5+ years’ experience building and running front line enterprise level sales teams; ability to grow and scale upward with the company; second line management experience a plus

  • 10+ years direct and channel selling experience to large enterprises

  • Consistent track record in building strong relationships at the “C” suite level

  • Strong ability in closing six and seven figure software licensing deals

  • Strong executive presence and polish

  • Forecasting commitments and forecasting accuracy

  • Exceptional management, interpersonal, written and presentation skills

  • Experience presenting to large public audiences at industry events

  • Thrives in a high growth and rapidly changing environment

  • Able to work independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate

  • Relevant software industry experience in IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management

  • Use CRM systems (Sales Force) extensively

  • Self-Awareness

  • Track record of success and knowledge with prospects and customers in the defined territory

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which you are applying.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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