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Global Technology Director

Thomson Reuters Sales 1/21/2018 3:05:17 AM Beijing, Beijing China
Job Description

The GTD acts as a catalyst to bring Thomson Reuters together in service of the client; they are Entrepreneurial Business Technologist .  They are a strategic relationship manager focusing on the Technology who lead, develop and execute the global account strategy for major clients in coordination with the Global Business Director (GBD).  They maximize financial and strategic value, align short term needs to longer term business and technology strategies, and satisfy the customer's medium- and long-term business needs.  They do so by sharing insights into the marketplace, understanding the latest and greatest technology trends of the industry, uncovering client needs, building awareness of how Thomson Reuters can deliver on those, and partnering across the enterprise to deliver. 

The role requires the incumbent to pivot constantly: from the highly strategic to tactical execution; from influencing client and Thomson Reuters executives, to engaging those deep into both organizations; from being marketplace expert, to consummate deal-maker, to operations specialist, to technology expert, to Fintech partner. 

Above all, the GTD act as the voice of the customer to Thomson Reuters executives and elsewhere internally: they convey customer needs, and enable delivery on these.  They are agnostic about product, business unit and geography, and act as the matchmaker, connecting the customer C-suite and management into Thomson Reuters and driving complex, enterprise solutions.  They are at the forefront of market business and technology trends, anticipating where these are heading, implications for the client, and ways that Thomson Reuters can help.  They ensure the company delivers against customer expectations, by leveraging a deep internal network to lead and influence large, virtual, global teams.

While it has elements of both technology, sales ​and operations, the GTD role is even more so about business and relationship management and senior engagement.  It requires a rare combination of skills and experience, and opens up a wide range of opportunities for Thomson Reuters, our customers - and the GTD themselves.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ097815
Locations: Beijing-China
Job Function: Sales
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