• Posted: September 13, 2019
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  • Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions tha...
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    Account Manager

    The Account Manager in Cisco is the key contact for our customers. You will be based in South Africa and own and nurture the relationships, building and executing the sales strategy.

    Imagine participating leading edge transformational projects in industries from manufacturing to retail to government. Imagine helping countries transform the citizen experiences, banks reinvent the customer experience, energy providers become more efficient. You can do it today with us.

    Your success will reflect in sales achievements, long term customer relationships and satisfaction.

    In this job you will

    • Focus on customer experience and become your customers' true business partner.
    • Own and develop the Cisco Account Management Business Plan.
    • Orchestrate cross-functional team members to deliver complete business solutions.
    • Work closely with the Cisco Partners team, to drive the strategy and delivery of new solutions, products and services.
    • Plan and execute the sales strategy in order to meet the agreed landmarks and timescales and to ensure that sales targets are achieved or exceeded.
    • Identify and develop new business opportunities.
    • Deliver accurate business metrics, monthly forecasts, weekly commits and pipeline development reports.
    • Anticipate any change in the opportunities, market, customer needs and requirements that could impact the overall revenue target.

    At Cisco you will be the first to benefit from what our technology can offer. Our approach is to enable you to be flexible in how you arrange your work, making sure you give and take the best.

    Who You'll Work With

    Our focus is to find and solve their most critical problems and help them harness new market opportunities.

    We anticipate our customers' needs, as the world shifts in an unprecedented transformation and technology impacts everything.

    You will join a team of highly skilled Sales professionals working with Pre-Sales, Technology specialists, Finance and marketing.

    Join the Sales team in Africa and be part of an amazing journey.

    Who You Are

    • You bring 8-10 years of sales experience in a dynamic IT, Software, Services and Solution business.
    • Minimum BA degree in a business discipline or equivalent.
    • Demonstrate success in achieving and exceeding sales targets.
    • Able to understand, articulate and position the value of a technology-based solution to the customer.
    • Able to articulate Solutions to customers.
    • Write and speak English fluently.
    • Able to perform under stress.
    • You bring experience in Executive Selling.
       

    Desired Skills

    • Mastery in developing trusted customer relationships up to C level.
    • Ability to match customer needs with state of the art technology solutions and partners to deliver them.
    • Negotiation skills to craft solutions that are beneficial to our customers, partners and Cisco overall.
    • Confidence in applying business and financial expertise to identify and qualify opportunities.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Ability to leverage and engage internal resources such as Marketing, Technology Experts, Services and others.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Cisco on jobs.cisco.com to apply
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