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Business Development Director - Global Supply Chain Services

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position:Business Development Director - Global Supply Chain ServicesJob Description:Arrow Global Supply Chain Services offers a compelling suite of supply chain services to clients ultimately to optimize, bring back control, and streamline their flow of goods. Supply-Chain-as-a-Service is an entire suite of capabilities brought together and served to customers as a customized solution. Based on Arrow's track record of managing the world's largest electronics supply chain for 85 years, Arrow GSCS has built up a competency that is unparalleled.The Business Development Director will develop selling opportunities within targeted critical, large, multi-location, complex, and high visibility Arrow customers through a very strategic sales plan and process. Reporting into the Director of Sales, Americas, this person will grow profit and maximizes margins by selling value-added, long-term solutions, including the ability to "go wide" within complex organizations. What You'll Be Doing

  • Establish funnel of opportunities both with the customer themselves and/or suppliers that are servicing this customer and looking for optimization of flow of goods. Candidate needs to be able to always articulate status of opportunities, while also being able to identify size and scope of opportunities.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the client's needs, client's design and production partners, and the client's decision-making hierarchy to proactively assess, clarify, and validate customer needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Lead a strategic account planning process that develops and manages mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones.
  • Grow profitably by selling value-added, long-term solutions, including the ability to "go wide" and sell high within the client's organization.
  • Direct cross-functional Arrow personnel; including sales support, operations, and management resources, to meet account objectives and customer's expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling value-based proposals to C-level/senior management decision makers selling Arrow's value proposition and vast capabilities in global supply chain services.
  • Utilize relationships within distribution/Rep/supplier community to grow sales and profits within assigned account(s).
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers' account managers, in order to best service the OEM client(s).
  • Develop relationships with key personnel in operations, finance, and supply chain at targeted accounts.
  • Plan, manage and oversee all the RFQs including delivery of proposal to client(s).
  • Ensure that all RFQ activities and strategies are well established, communicated, addressed, and agreed upon within Arrow guidelines, policies, and procedures. Directly participate in the review and negotiation of significant contracts.
  • Have an in-depth, comprehensive understanding of Arrow's market share in the account, the top competitor's market share in the account, and can identify the type of business each competitor is supporting and why.
  • Execute account strategies to meet or exceed annual and quarterly targets, along with major business objectives.
  • Clearly articulate (and escalate real-time, as needed) customer needs and objectives, along with industry supply chain trends to Arrow leadership. What we are looking for:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Supply Chain, or equivalent with 10-12 years' experience of Tier 1 and OEM Strategic Account Sales experience in semiconductor, logistics, software, supply chain services, or related industries developing complex and compelling solutions.
    • Demonstrated experience selling into Top 100 global companies is required.
    • A thorough knowledge of the electronic components distribution and global supply chain industries is required.
    • Strong existing relationships deep and wide inside the industry.
    • The ability to build and leverage relationships and identify key decision makers.
    • Expert consultative sales skills and the ability to convert leads into opportunities.
    • Ability to work with a team to develop a customized solution.
    • Deep, in-depth knowledge of multi-national cloud, compute, and consumer accounts and decision-making process are required.
    • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills, with demonstrated ability to develop and deliver engaging, complex proposals.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced team environment, with excellent relationship and team building skills to develop a customized solution.
    • Ability to travel up to 30% What's In It For You: At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That's why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.
      • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
      • 401k, With Matching Contributions
      • Paid Time Off
      • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
      • Growth Opportunities
      • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
      • And more!Annual Hiring Range/Hourly Rate:$202,500.00 - $260,684.00 Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. The pay ratio between base pay and target incentive (if applicable) will be finalized at offer. Internal candidates who have current pay within or above the hiring range are still encouraged to apply if interested. Location:US-CA-California (Remote Employees)Remote work employees may be required to be present at the closest designated Arrow office for work-related purposes, at the Company's request and sole discretion.Time Type:Full timeJob Category:SalesEEO Statement: Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy) We anticipate this requisition will be open for a minimum of five days, though it may be open for a longer period of time. We encourage your prompt application.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Santa Clara , Business Development Director - Global Supply Chain Services, Executive , Santa Clara, California

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