Saturday, 8 October 2016

Microsoft Nigeria recruits a Services Account Executive

Microsoft Nigeria If you have unique experiences, skills and passions-and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of what you can do, where you can go, and the difference you can make with the resources of Microsoft behind you.

Job Title: Services Account Executive

  • The Services Account Executive (AE) is a trusted advisor to Microsoft's Enterprise customers.
  • Understand and anticipate your customer's business needs, and offer the right Microsoft solutions to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrate the business value of Microsoft solutions within your customer(s), focusing on how we can help them achieve their desired business outcomes, enabled by digital transformation
  • Ensure that your customers are using and/or consuming the Microsoft services and products they have purchased.
  • Orchestrate the Microsoft virtual team, including partners where appropriate, that supports you in selling and supporting your customer(s).
  • Meet your revenue and priority targets, maintaining a healthy pipeline to ensure appropriate velocity and coverage to meet quota, and providing accurate forecasts.
Experience and Qualification
  • Degree in BA or B.Sc.
  • 5+ years of experience in solution sales.
Knowledge and Capabilities:
  • Executes recognized sales strategies and processes including: account planning; pipeline & opportunity management & forecasting; & deal strategy, close planning & stakeholder management
  • Understands market-specifics for at least 1 sector/industry 
Skills & Competencies:
  • Delivers value in Customer relationships, based on customer business outcomes and priorities
  • Demonstrates listening and consultative role-modelling using story-telling
  • Develops strong relationships with Business Decision Makers and Technical Decision Makers throughout the customer's organization
  • Communicates clearly and persuasively.
  • Ensures proactive customer planning, championing the importance of joint planning both internally (across the internal virtual sales teams) and with the customer
  • Leverages business model, industry and vertical expertise to create plans and solutions
  • Proactively seeks and leverages diverse organizational perspectives to bring together creative, relevant customer solutions that drive business impact.
  • Creates, and sustains partnerships and virtual teams with other Microsoft and Partner stakeholder groups to provide value for customers.
  • Builds and sustains long-term and profitable customer relationships, successfully balancing customer satisfaction and revenue growth
Location: Lagos

Closing Date
Not Specified


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