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Market Development Director - Workday

Company: Accenture
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

The Accenture Workday practice is seeking a Workday Market Development team member to develop and grow our Workday business in the Health industry. The Workday Market Development team member will be responsible for establishing and nurturing relationships with both Workday field sales executives and Accenture stakeholders to identify, build and execute go-to-market (GTM) strategies and sales opportunities. The role will focus on growing the pipeline of Accenture's Workday business through demand generation, origination and co-selling opportunities with Workday, and enablement of Accenture's strategy to the field and account teams.

Key characteristics for applicants include team-oriented and self-starting individuals with the ability to form strong relationships. Applicants should have knowledge of Workday or similar software products and solutions as well as Accenture Workday offerings. Additional key skills include strategic thinking, concept synthesis, and strong executive presence.


  • Relationship Management: Develop Workday and Accenture executive and field level relationships to align teams and grow market share of Accenture-Workday collaborative business (co-sell), as well as to bring Accenture's Workday strategy effectively to the field.
  • Sales Origination: Conduct sales origination activities, including the execution of joint account planning sessions between Accenture and Workday to identify new opportunity areas. Execute on these opportunities alongside sales origination and sales capture teams.
  • Demand Generation: Facilitate and execute demand generation activities - internal and joint enablement sessions, briefings and events to develop early-stage opportunities.
  • Education & Evangelism: Master Accenture's Workday growth strategy. Align this strategy with regional business opportunities and evangelize key messages to the field. Educate both Accenture and Workday on new go-to-market (GTM) offerings, assets, and differentiators to increase win rates and grow sales.
  • Client Alignment & Field Engagement: Work across Accenture's different entities and the Workday organization to connect the right SMEs with the right opportunities, developing stronger strategies and the ability to execute successful sales cycles.
  • Pipeline Tracking & Reporting - Maintain ownership of the book of business (co-sell) between Accenture and Workday. Integrate this in to timely and accurate reporting for Accenture leaders.
  • Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 25% to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

    What you need:

    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in sales execution, sales enablement, alliance management, offering & program development or Workday client & market delivery
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience with Workday or similar software and solutions and ACN Workday offerings
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate's Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience).

      Bonus points if you have:

      • Experience working alongside Workday or other similar software partners with focused experience in partner strategy and sales
      • Experience negotiating alliances, teaming agreements, reseller and subcontracting agreements
      • Understanding of current enterprise software market trends - including HCM & Financials, digital technologies, cloud strategies and emerging technologies
      • Experience in go-to-market strategy and sales execution
      • Experience working with partners and cross-functional teams to develop business opportunities
      • Entrepreneurial mind set, self-starter style and ability to drive outcomes
      • Willingness to work in a dynamic environment - willingness to work virtually

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply. Information on benefits is here.

        California - $116,200 to $194,300

        Colorado - $116,200 to $194,300

        New York - $116,200 to $194,300

        Washington - $116,200 to $194,300


        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

        Requesting An Accommodation

        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

        Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

        Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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