Global Data Consultants

  • Director, Cloud Services

    Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/18/2018 5:36 PM)
    Job ID
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    GDC is currently recruiting for a Director, Cloud Services in the Harrisburg, PA area.


    • Take ownership and accountability for key financial metrics including cloud sales & profitability.
    • Work collaboratively with Microsoft and other key partners to ensure all activities and programs generate an acceptable return on investment.
    • Participate in the annual budget process and ensure the cloud business meets its budgetary goals on a monthly and quarterly basis.
    • Develop an operational plan which will drive efficiency and provide value to Microsoft/other key partners and our customers to enable long term sustainable growth.
    • Successfully lead a cross-functional team including vendor sales, marketing, operations, purchasing and ensure their teams are aligned to achieving departmental and company goals.
    • Analyze profitability statements, sales reports, and other performance indicators and develop action plans to drive improvement with the cloud team.
    • Work collaboratively with the VP of VAR Sales and his leadership team to deliver industry best programs and services to customers.
    • Coach and mentor co-owners as appropriate to improve performance.
    • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships and executive level relationships with Microsoft.
    • Lead the development and execution of programs and services that provide differentiated value to cloud customers.
    • Meet with strategic customers to promote and sell the company's value in supporting cloud products and services
    • Identify and develop new and innovative go to market channel programs to drive cloud products and services.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 5+ years leading sales/support teams in a VAR, Distribution, Telco, MSP or Cloud model.
    • Previous experience influencing product portfolio and P&L performance. 
    • IT distribution experience preferred within a Cloud, Telecom or MSP business unit.
    • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) of programs.
    • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. 
    • Understands, creates and manages sales annuity models.
    • Ability to add subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.
    • Use calculator to determine profit margin.

    Preferred Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher preferred.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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