Customers for Life Account Partner

Location: Stockholm, Stockholms lan SE


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 208090

Position Title: CFL Account Partner IV

External Description:

The Customers for Life Account Partner (CFL AP) is responsible for driving ongoing field awareness and sales execution of Teradata's Managed and Success Services (M&SS) offerings as well as the end-to-end renewal lifecycle for Customer’s in their territory.  As part of Teradata’s Go-To-Market (GTM) organization, this position will serve as the primary sales expert identifying M&SS opportunities both for new and renewing customers and will partner closely with the Account team to ensure effective field engagement and commercial success. 

The CFL AP will be responsible for managing a territory to business objectives including recurring revenue growth, M&SS growth, on-time renewal execution and outlook accuracy.  They will work with an integrated Account Team focusing on account planning to identify customer needs and business opportunities both in preparation for upcoming renewals as well as mid-term adjustments.  The CFL AP is responsible for being the expert in Teradata’s ARR renewal strategy and M&SS solutions and works directly with the Customer to position, scope, and develop standard and custom proposals. The role will require you to negotiate terms, SLAs and penalties while managing the solution P&L to business requirements and targets. 


  • As an integrated member of the customer account team(s), this role is primarily responsible for driving growth and retaining ARR across Teradata’s business through exceptional sales and renewal execution. This includes building and maintaining strong partnerships with both internal and Customer stakeholders.
  • Account planning, prospecting, selling and negotiating are core elements of success in this role.
  • This role will focus on:
    • Effective account planning and renewal preparation, leveraging the entire Teradata portfolio to protect and drive ARR growth
    • Renewing Teradata's ARR footprint with existing customers with on-time accuracy and oversight of all contract lifecycle management activities
    • Expanding services into existing accounts to drive further ARR growth
  • Positioning an integrated services solution to new customers to drive platform adoption, consumption and overall success
  • Develop strong partnerships as a member of the Teradata Account Team to qualify opportunities and position services based upon the Customer’s current business objectives and long-term needs
  • This includes service solution development for customer’s complete Analytical Environment including Third-Party solutions for BI/DI/Open Source and Applications for both On Premise and Cloud, as well as
    • Platform Maintenance, Installation, and Implementation Services
    • End to End platform management/support including services SLA Management
    • Ongoing Analytic Operations and Application Sustainment
  • 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) along with managing the bid review process and account plan updates
  • Ensure order, revenue and margin growth targets are met, while maintaining accurate revenue/ARR forecast, resource and outlook processes for assigned territories or accounts.
  • Lead account team field enablement from deployment and field education perspective




  • BS/BA degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated sales success 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.
  • 3 years of successful direct sales experience and strong familiarity with cloud services and architectures.
  • 5 years of successful direct sales experience with Outsourcing services in the Analytics environment including platform management, Operations and Application Management, scoping (on and off-shore delivery solutions), developing Outcome based SOW with SLA’s/Penalties, and one- time transactional services such as Installation, data migration, BAR setup.
  • Ability to work successfully at the intersection of business, technology and services and translate/communicate across both.
  • 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.
  • Fluent in the following tools:
    • Salesforce, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
    • ERP, Install Base and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions
    • ITIL certification desired
    • Knowledge of ServiceNow and other competitive ITSM tools  
    • Background in DevOps, Kanban and Agile Development and Sustainment desired
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate personal and professional values consistent with Teradata’s values.
  • Be highly collaborative, organized, detail oriented and a stickler for accuracy



City: Stockholm

State: Stockholms lan

Community / Marketing Title: Customers for Life Account Partner

Job Category: Sales

Company Profile:

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