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Security Leader in Technology for Spain, Portugal, Greece, Israel


Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just


At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The role is to be the Leader of the IBM Security unit in Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel (SPGI). IBM Security is an integrated business unit that includes IBM Security Solutions in the areas of Threat Management and Digital Trust as well as an end-to-end security services portfolio, from consulting projects to integration and managed services.

As the Security leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Translate the IBM Worldwide strategy to the specific requirements of the SPGI market and drive the go to market model, marketing priorities and alliances map.
  • Lead the sales activities towards the achievement of the financial goals of the unit:
    • Transactional and SaaS Software business
    • Services signing, revenue and profit
  • Grow a strong ecosystem network of business partners and third-party product alliances.
  • Work with the Consultancy & Delivery leader to ensure profitability and high levels of customer satisfaction for security services engagements
  • Lead and motivate the team, maintaining a growth mindset environment

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Knowledge of the security market, both from the solutions and the services point of view.

At least 12 years’ experience in sales leadership roles with a strong proven track record

Experience in developing ecosystem strategies and working with business partners

Strong team building and management skills

Strong track record in building relationships with internal and external senior stakeholders.

Spanish and English: Fluent

Readiness to travel up to 60%

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience managing a P&L
  • Experience working in international environments
  • Security certifications

valid work permit for Spain

About Business Unit

IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company’s Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM’s global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients’ growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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