Director, Sales Strategy & Field Operations – Supply Chain

Coupa

  • Full Time

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the  Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at  www.coupa.com. Read more on the  Coupa Blog or follow  @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Drive execution of Supply Chain strategic sales initiatives within the department and across the company and leverage best in class sales strategy & planning techniques to support leadership in maximizing sales coverage, effectiveness and efficiency of our sales model
  • Collaborate with Sales Management, Alliances, Training and Marketing to develop and implement programs to improve both the quality and quantity of sales activities
  • Develop recurring cadence of high impact data-driven insights and metrics reporting to sales leadership
  • Monitor sales and forecast progress, drive results in achieving benchmarks, analyze data, and ensure follow-through on the part of key players needed to drive specific initiatives 
  • Partner with sales and finance to evaluate and design sales incentive plans in line with analyses
  • Makes recommendation for allocating sales force 
  • Partner with sales leaders to design go-to-market strategy, allocate resources, assign performance targets and more
  • Work cross functionally to facilitate key sales initiatives within the company, at all levels.
  • Act as an adviser to Supply Chain Sales Leadership
  • Organize and own Global Sales Meeting Agenda and meeting execution
  • Attend regional sales meetings and QBRs to keep a pulse on business and help connect the dots with others across the company 
  • Define weekly, quarterly, and annual cadences and responsibilities. Organize and gather appropriate information from various departments and meetings to report that information, along with recommendations to sales leaders 
  • Develop alignment with the Supply Chain sales leaders and entire sales team to understand specific business needs and solve for those needs
  • Coordinate and manage Supply Chain market research, resourcing and growth, entity management, field marketing events, and alliance support.
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    Requirements:

     

  • 5-8 years of operational experience, with 2+ years in a senior analytical role.
  • Experience working closely with Enterprise or Strategic Account sales leaders in a SaaS business
  • Exceptional quantitative and MS Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You can hold a meeting with directors and VPs.
  • Deep experience modeling complex problems, both conceptually and tactically (spreadsheets, analysis tools, visualization).
  • Endless curiosity and a need to dive deeper for understanding
  • Detail orientation with an ability  to think strategically and make recommendations 
  • Is a self-starter, but also understands when to solicit feedback and direction
  • Strong managerial and interpersonal skills 
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    If you are a Colorado or New York resident, please email us at comp_inquiries_us@coupa.com.com to receive compensation and benefits information for this role. Please include the Job ID: 7884 in the subject line of the email.
    At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
    We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, retirement and savings plans with employer match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
    Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.