SAM Lead

Location: BEIJING, Beijing Shi CN


Requisition Number: 206354

Position Title: Senior Manager, Services Account Manager

External Description:

The Greater China (GCA) SAM Lead role is responsible for all Managed & Success Services (M&SS) within that area. As part of our Go to Market organization, this position will serve three primary functions:

  1. Owning, building and delivering on the GEO M&SS ARR Growth Quota in alignment to the GEO Sales VP
  2. Managing and coaching the Service Account Managers (SAMs) in the GEO in order to delivery 1
  3. Owning and delivering sales for M&SS directly on accounts as well as in support to the SAMs. 


  • Ownership of the GCA GEO for M&SS and a portion of quota for M&SS
  • Develop 1:1 relationships with the GEO Sales Vice Presidents (VP) and Area Vice Presidents (AVP)
  • Develop 1:1 relationships with key M&SS customers in the Region
  • Create and deliver strategy, that aligns with the GEO Sales VP and M&SS, to beat the n M&SS Quota
  • Manage and coach each of the SAMs to develop a pipeline of opportunities that will allow them to close their quotas
  • Coach SAMs to develop their Sales and M&SS skills in order to grow in their roles, as well as identifying and communicating development points and issues in the Northern SAMs
  • Develop strong partnerships with the wider supporting organizations in the GEO including the Business Consulting (BC) and Engagement Management (EM) Directors.
  • Understand, input into and be a secondary owner to the GEO M&SS Profit & Loss Statement (P&L) ensuring that movements between months are fully understood, justified and bridged.
  • Stepping in to support SAM activities in times of particularly high workload, including:
    • Prepare and deliver customer presentations to align with business objectives and ensure common understanding of scope of work and competitive positioning.
    • Responsible to develop the full Statement of Work (SOW), Profit and Loss Statement (P&L), manage bid review process. and account plan updates across the entire customer ecosystem.    
  • Work with the APAC M&SS LT to input into and disseminate from the Global M&SS team
  • Lead field enablement from deployment and field education perspective to all levels of Geo organization to ensure wide knowledge of M&SS portfolio is understood and adopted



  • Demonstrated sales services experiences
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated success in managing and coaching teams of individuals
  • Demonstrated success in managing account relationships and developing new account opportunities.
  • Ability to work with multiple Customers at the same time including capturing each engagement’s discussions, notes, follow-up, issues, etc.
  • Direct experience and strong familiarity with cloud services and technical architectures
  • Direct experience with Outsourcing services for Platform, Operations and Application Management
  • Outsourcing experience leading the positioning, scoping (on and off-shore solutions) and developing Outcome based SOW with SLA’s/Penalties
  • Experience in data warehousing architectures, development and solutions
  • Familiarity with industry standard methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to work successfully at the intersection of business and technology and translate/communicate across both.
  • Fluent in MS Excel, must be able to navigate detailed P&L modeling worksheets, project and calculate prospective margins, and be savvy in making trade-offs within the offer to optimize gross margin.
  • Presence: enthusiastic and high energy, but also poised, confident and extremely professional.
  • Innovative and assertive, with the ability to pick up new technologies and assess situations quickly.
  • Knowledge of and experience with large-scale database technologies (e.g. Netezza, Oracle, Exadata, Teradata, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and experience with large-scale BI technologies and open sources
  • Basic knowledge of and experience with sales life cycle processes and best practices
  • Around 10 years of experience with support, managed services and transaction services including installation, project and contract management, data migration, backup and recovery, business continuity and software implementation
  • Advanced interpersonal, listening and communication skills, including presentation and facilitation skills, and a track record of effectively communicating with and influencing at all levels
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven project and time management skills with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong commercial and business acumen and analytical abilities.
  • Demonstrate personal and professional values consistent with Teradata’s values.
  • Be highly collaborative, organized, detail oriented and a stickler for accuracy



State: Beijing Shi

Community / Marketing Title: SAM Lead

Job Category: Sales

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