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Industry Solutions (IS) is a global organization of over 13,000 strategic sellers, industry experts, elite engineers, and world-class architects, consultants, and delivery experts who work together to bring Microsoft's mission of empowerment - and cutting-edge technology - to life for the world's most influential customers. We are on the front lines of innovation, working side-by-side with customers to drive value across the entirety of their digital transformation journey.???

Our team prides itself on embracing a growth mindset, inspiring excellence, and encouraging everyone to share their unique viewpoints and be their authentic selves. Join us and help create life-changing innovations that impact billions around the world!


The focus of the ISD Sales Manager role is to provide Sales & Thought leadership across several Industries, implementing sales strategies that enable realization of Microsoft Industry Solutions Delivery revenue & consumption goals.

Drive Customer Success through Inspirational Leadership

  • Define Sales strategy for your focus Industries in collaboration with the ATU, STU, CSU, OCP and our Partners, and providing Sales input to Services Go-To-Market (GTM) plan
  • Inspire your sellers, foster a culture of customer-centricity, accountability, collaboration and achieving big bold goals
  • Lead by example, personally engaging with customers at CxO level, supporting and coaching sellers on new opportunity discovery & acceleration

Drive Excellence in Execution & Maintain a High-Performing Team

  • Develop a high-performing, diverse and sustainable team to enable long-term, predictable revenue growth and satisfied Microsoft customers
  • Ensure compliance of Sales headcount to area blueprint, Pre-sales budget, Sold Margin and Revenue Mix
  • Hold sellers accountable, driving excellence in new business and account planning, pipeline management, forecasting and close planning
  • Drive integration and orchestration with EOU, STU, CSU and OCP teams, to ensure 'One Microsoft' execution with customers, to ensure 'One Microsoft' execution with customers
  • Meet or exceed revenue & core priority targets, executing in accordance with prescribed Microsoft methods, processes and tools


Key Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Education Required:



  • Proven sales success and expertise leading sales organizations, selling and delivering complex solutions to enterprise customers, with track record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Industry knowledge with experience in one or more sectors and industries including Public Sector (Utilities), Energy, Telecommunications or Manufacturing
  • Experience negotiating VOR / MSA Agreements within highly regulated industries and/or Public Sector
  • Management experience of coaching and developing high-performing sales individuals
  • Experienced in complex sales and marketing methods and processes, negotiation and financial analysis
  • Sales and business background, with 10+ years of technology-related experience: senior sales leadership roles, managing high performing sales teams, leadership roles in multi-tiered large organizations
  • Bachelor's degree with exposure to Information Technology (or equivalent).


  • Bilingual (French / English)
  • Knowledge and background around strategic Cloud solution selling.

Capabilities Profile

  • Strategic Sales Leader - Ability to: Lead area Sales Strategy, effectively translating corporate strategies into area Sales Strategy & locally appropriate plans; & ability to Influence Stakeholders & Decision across the organization to ensure alignment with area sales plans
  • Market Maker - Ability to: Anticipate market changes to drive new, industry-relevant customer solutions - connecting market & technology trends to business disruption & articulating to customers in a compelling way; Generate Customer Trust, being a credible technology & business advisor that customer executives want to partner with & coaching them to realize their business objectives; & ability to Role-model digital conversations, to inspire, influence & engage Customer decision-makers.
  • People Leader - Ability to: Attract top talent & build a team which is diverse, high-performing & sustainable; Role-model Leadership Principles & Practices to create clarity, generate energy & deliver success; Coach team members to embrace a Growth Mindset, driving continuous capability development; & ability to role model corporate values to deliver exceptional results
  • Driver of Excellence in Execution - Ability to: Drive sales discipline and accountability, ensuring excellence in account & territory planning, pipeline management, forecasting & close planning; Drive excellence in intentional execution, ensuring area goals & targets are achieved or exceeded through execution of prioritized Sales Plays; & ability to Inspire, challenge & develop team members, consistently coaching & role-modelling in line with recognized practices?.

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As a Microsoft employee you have the opportunity to participate in the following programs:

  • Stock Awards & Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Software Purchase Program
  • Fitness Membership & Subsidy
  • I Volunteer (5 Paid Volunteer Days)
  • Employee Assistance Program And so much more...

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