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Account Manager Public Sector

Cisco Systems Inc.
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Account Manager in the Victorian Public Sector team reporting to the Regional Sales Manager Public Sector Sales & Operations in Victoria. This role will be covering the key segments within the Public Sector - including responsibility for our business development, and customer engagement into Tasmania, Victorian Government Agencies, and key Melbourne sporting and entertainment venues. This is a very important and critical sales role in the Cisco Australian Public sector and represents a growing part of our segment and a number of marquee customer engagements where Cisco has a long standing partnership.

You will be responsible for running a territory of accounts to achieve: - product, software and service quota goals,

  • Customer satisfaction milestones and technology penetration rates
  • Ability to build relationships at most levels within an organisation with strong C-level engagement experience.
  • It is expected that the account manager will develop strong account and territory plans.
  • The candidate will be enthusiastic, with high activity levels and a strong willingness to get things done no matter the obstacle.
  • You will have a go-getter attitude with a strong sense of urgency- you are skilled at building positive customer rapport and at using the resources and support around them to drive success.

JOB PURPOSE:-

Crafting demand for Cisco Solutions and driving business relevance within the customer and partner key decision makers.

Contribute toward and execute against the sales strategy, leading and developing key client relationships to maximise Cisco's wallet-share and profitability.

Working towards exceed personal assigned quota goals as well as hitting personal targets, contributing to overall deal profitability through discount management, success and positive image of Cisco in the marketplace.

Be able to work with the necessary Cisco approved partners managing regular meetings to ensure strong pipeline creation and business development.

Key responsibilities & duties:

Formulate and Implement the sales plan for your territory to ensure sales targets are quarterly and annually met and sustain business growth YoY. Understand the client & business needs and challenges. You will handle outcome-based client relationships with the client.

Collaborate with key Cisco extended team resources (Advanced Services, Sales Engineering, Sales Specialist teams, Product BUs, System Engineers, legal, Finance, Capital and Channel partner teams) and direct activities with the client.

Attain and maintain an up to-date knowledge of Cisco products, services and value proposition.

Over time, work towards maintaining a high-profile, professional Cisco presence through business value creation and solutions oriented selling.

Delead lead and deliver accurate/meaningful short and long terms sales forecasts and pipeline, in line with business objectives. Team focused and able to collaborate with local, regional and corporate teams in a large cross-functional organisation.

Key skills and experience:

7+ years experience selling to customers with consistent track record in direct or partner based sales structures.

Experience in positioning complex sales solutions to customers or partners to drive the required customer business outcome.

A self-motivator with the ability to learn and position technology/solution plays in view of driving the appropriate engagements with customers with clear business benefits in sight.

Highly motivated with a hunting spirit and excited about direct selling to develop new opportunities and grow business in multiple technology dimensions.

Confirmed ability to respond and handle challenges in a fast moving business environment.

A good listener and someone who is able to think outside the box to contribute creatively towards building solid business pipeline and driving sustainable business.

An education qualification of Bachelor degree from a reputed university would be favorable. An understanding of the Cloud business model and market place would be preferable. Experience in selling to the public sector would be an advantage.

Successful career sales achievements is expected.

This role will be covering the key segments within the Victorian and Tasmania Public Sector - including responsibility for our business development, and customer engagement into Tasmania, Victorian Government Agencies, and key Melbourne sporting and entertainment venues. This role will be have responsibilities for our state engagement into Tasmania which is a significant part of the business and management of existing strategic partnerships with some of our key marquee customers within the segment.The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a territory of accounts to achieve:- -product and service quota goals, -Customer satisfaction milestones and technology penetration rates -Ability to build relationships at most levels within an organisation with support and mentoring to ensure a strong C-level engagement is developed. It is expected that the account manager will develop strong account and territory plans.

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We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. A blockchain company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

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Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-11-17

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