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Transportation Sales Leader

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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

At NTT DATA we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company’s growth and market presence. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

Req ID: 40642  


NTT DATA Services Public Sector Vertical is currently seeking a Transportation Sales Leader supporting our State & Local business unit. The purpose of this role is to use expertise in the Public Sector transportation industry to lead NTT DATA Public Sector’s efforts to establish, plan, and grow NTT DATA’s business in the transportation industry by consulting with C-level and other public sector executives on business challenges facing their industry while positioning NTT DATA Public Sector for pull-through sales of our core service offerings.


Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Clients and Prospects
    1. Partner with client teams on transportation -relevant topics for sales efforts
    2. Develop and support client proposals and conversations on transportation-relevant topics
    3. Support client-driven campaigns and develop focused offerings to take to clients
    4. Manage the pipeline with the client teams providing support
    5. Establish and execute a client forum to connect clients and prospects to discuss relevant industry topics
    6. Establish a priority and target list of clients and prospects (States, Cities, Counties, etc.)
    7. Accompany and support sales and client executives on prospect calls.
  2. Collateral Development
    1. Maintain key industry practice collateral – fact sheet, transportation-specific overview, credential deck, success stories
    2. Develop points of view to share with client teams
    3. Build out knowledge of industry practice area through asset harvesting from engagements
    4. Develop playbooks and other intellectual property for future engagements
    5. Train the sales and client executive community on our transportation specific capabilities and solutions.
    6. Determine appropriate industry forums and events NTT Data should participate in and promote our transportation capabilities
  3. Community
    1. Engage with the community through ad hoc methods (e-mail articles, newsletters, town halls, forums, meetings, etc.)
    2. Hold a community meeting at least once a quarter
    3. Support community member learning through 101 training classes, ad hoc meetings to explain topic areas and answer questions, etc.
  4. Industry Practice Management
    1. Develop an industry point of view for NTT DATA in the transportation vertical
    2. Meet with management monthly to provide status
    3. Identify opportunities for alliances with other companies in the same field
    4. Advocate of transportation practice (Champion) through social media
    5. Lead efforts to promote and educate industry analysts, third party advisors and vendor partners on the NTT DATA transportation capabilities, solutions, benefits and success stories.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of transportation (Primarily DOT focused) experience within a government entity
  • Required to travel at least 50%
  • Experience establishing transportation offering(s)
  • Knowledgeable of industry leaders, events, forums relating to transportation
  • Knowledge of competitors in the market
  • Willing to participate in industry forums and engage as an industry SME
  • Ideal candidate has established connections with state DOT’s
  • Comfortable presenting and interacting with “C-Level” executives and agency leadership.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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