Director, Global Sales Strategy & Planning - Consumer/Retail - 126881

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Director, Global Sales Strategy & Planning - Consumer/Retail


The Role:

We are looking for our next team member, reporting directly to the CVP of Worldwide Sales Strategy, to drive growth in AMD’s PC business, driving the global Consumer/Retail business planning & strategy effort worldwide. Partnering with the global AMD Sales team, this role will need to collaborate with top retail/reseller/OEM partners to increase market share and revenue. Analyze and identify market opportunities, co-develop GTM segment strategies with region/OEM, build go-to-market KPIs, and ensure coordinated execution between the Sales, Business Unit, Marketing and Finance teams.


The Person:

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Our successful team member should have strong leadership skills, able to build partnerships across a variety of teams/channels, and a positive, go-get-em outlook. The ideal candidate will welcome challenges and be passionate about finding new ways to succeed.

Business, industry and sales competence within the PC Client space is essential; familiarity with the dynamics of a sales environment and culture is imperative.

  • Strategic Approach: Leadership across the Retail Client PC space, where you’ll be looked to as the SME for GTM strategy. Having a pulse on the market, a deep understanding of the sales cycle/processes and a proven track record of structuring and conducting analyses to generate insight and recommendations to increase sales/market share.
  • Follow Through: The ability to power through daily challenges to implement and finish the job.
  • Execution: This is a fast-paced role that requires quick action, constant communication, and never-ending drive for improvement.
  • Communication: Outstanding interpersonal skills; able to connect with a wide range of audiences, including executives and customers.
  • Program & Budget Management: Proven success leading all aspects of large sales & marketing programs, including the associated budget


Key Responsibilities:

  • Expand AMD’s business in the Consumer/Retail ecosystem, working with Sales, Marketing and Channel Partners (Retailers, Distributors and NSP’s/VARs) to grow AMD’s volume in the channel through a combination of product, sales, and marketing improvements.
  • Create the business planning framework to build business goals, align on go-to-market activities & investments, and track measurement of critical metrics.
  • Provide market insight and heatmaps to identify new business opportunities.
  • Implement sales strategies for targeted growth through collaboration with regional sales and marketing teams.
  • Oversee and track sales programs and budgeted investment dollars.
  • Strike the balance between influencing the desired behaviors across the sales team, while enforcing governance as needed.


Preferred Experience:

  • INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: Proven relative experience in the Retail segments of the consumer electronics industry
  • PAST ROLES: Sales Strategy & Business Planning supporting global sales teams (and/or Sales Ops/Support roles)
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: Channel Partner (OEM, Retailer, Distributor, NSP/VAR)
  • Program Management experience preferred


Academic Credentials:

BS/MS degree in Business; MBA or equivalent working experience is a plus

Program Management credentials/certification a plus (ie: PMP)



Preferably Austin, Texas




      • AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by January 4, 2022. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 126881 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Sales Strategy


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