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Presales Business Manager (CommandCentral)

| Chicago

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The Software Enterprise Sales team is a group within Motorola Solutions, Inc. that provides industry leading, next generation Citizen Engagement, 9-1-1 Call Taking, Computer Aided Dispatch, Records Management, Jail Management, Public Service 311, and analytics software applications to the Public Safety and Public Service markets. No other company has the breadth and depth of technology and experience to deliver end to end public safety applications and mission critical voice and data communications systems.
Job Description

The Presales Business Manager will be responsible, but not limited to the following:

  • ​Drive all sole source & RFP (Request for Proposal) projects to completion managing the schedules of each project team member (engineering, proposal specialist, sales, and service)
  • Consultative guidance to our team and sales team

  • Coordinate with the various functional teams (Systems Integration, Service, Sales, Product Groups) to ensure all business unit goals are addressed in our proposals and win-strategies.

  • Development of the implementation approach and service plan necessary to win the project

  • Meet/exceeding customer requirements and provide value alternatives when requirements cannot be met

  • Participation in proposal reviews and contract negotiations

  • Issue RFQs (Request for Quote) for third-party content and negotiate for best cost-benefit to MSI

  • Manage cross-functional teams and monitor progress of all proposal deliverables needed for the customer proposal

  • Integral participant of the Core Team proposal review

  • Participate in Contract negotiations as subject matter & proposal experts

  • Create SI Configurator for all opportunities that go to Bid and Quote Team

  • Manage the Competitive Intelligence strategy for CommandCentral in tandem with the Bid and Quote team

  • Work with order management to log all CommanCentral projects

  • Get resources assigned for post sales projects

  • Transition all won projects from pre to post sales

  • Lead the Presales business Council for the Software Enterprise

  • Work with the P1 and Flex Presales team to include Vault in all their Proposals

  • Approve SI Services when done Custom in CPQ

  • Lead all changes to CPQ for CommandCentral from the Business Perspective

  • Identify and engage work partners for opportunities that include more than just CommandCentral products

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 4+ years of Sales, Engineering, Project Management or Proposal Management experience
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively analyze a P&L
  • Comfort dealing with customers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, and Google Apps.
  • Take ownership of projects to drive multiple people to meet project deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to travel 25%


Basic Requirements

Bachelors Degree

4+ years experience in one of the following: Sales, Engineering, Project Management or Proposal Management experience


Travel Requirements
Under 25%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
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    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • ITILFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • GoogleEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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