This position is based in Amsterdam.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) enables customers of all sizes to run their applications on Amazon’s industry-leading cloud computing infrastructure. AWS is growing very rapidly with hundreds of thousands of companies in over 190 countries on the platform.
We're looking for a detailed, motivated, and structured Sales Operations and Strategy Analyst to partner with the Benelux sales teams to define, land and execute against our strategic priorities for the business. This role will partner with the EMEA central operations team in the strategic planning process, the annual and monthly rhythm of business and the annual Territory Planning process. The location for this position is Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The successful candidate (m/f) will need to collaborate effectively with internal end-users and cross-functional data teams to solve problems, implement new reporting solutions, and deliver successfully against high standards.
This position will be responsible for supporting the rhythm of the business activities such as Monthly Business Reviews, Pipeline Reviews, and other cadenced reporting and metrics. The position will assist Sales Managers in evaluating and forecasting attainment against quotas, utilizing various CRM tools to derive well-vetted analysis, and other ad-hoc requests and analysis as needed. This individual will support the day-to-day execution of the business including managing the territory definitions and account movements, and providing reporting and insights to sales leaders.
The successful candidate must be able to roll-up their sleeves and dive deep into unclearly defined spaces and instill proper levels of structure and control. They will be passionate about their work, detail-oriented, analytical, and have excellent problem-solving abilities. The individual must have the ability to communicate effectively across multiple technical and non-technical business units, as well as across other geographies.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop key sales support systems/processes required to meet the rapid growth of the business and achieve revenue attainment and market development objectives
Analyze data and trends and make informed recommendations to the sales teams and managers
Prepare ad hoc analysis & participate on projects as needed
Manage continuously-evolving forecast models and methodologies, owning the quantitative analysis of the performance of our sales team
Develop relationships and work with sales, partner, sales operations, and other stakeholders to create and refine the tools and processes needed to drive productivity increases.
Identify reporting issues, gaps in processes, and drive timely resolution
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Experience in a role in Operations, Sales Management, or other related field
Ability to conduct sophisticated and creative analysis of complex data and translate the results into actionable deliverables, messages, and presentations
Advanced Excel skills
Excellent organization skills as well as written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English
An ability to work well and productively, always projecting a positive outlook in a sometimes intense environment.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, or related field
Experience working within a high-growth, technology company would be highly beneficial
Exhibits sound business judgment, strong analytical skills, and a proven track record of taking ownership, leading data-driven analyses, and influencing results
Ability to learn new tools quickly
Hands-on experience of Salesforce and Tableau
Ability to build reports in web based tools e.g. OBIEE
Handles multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.