Thursday, 6 December 2018

Vacancy For Manager, Sales Business Development Web-Scale at Cisco

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: 
Manager, Sales Business Development Web-Scale
Job Id: 1250060
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Professional

Manager Sales Business Development – 5G + Next Billion Users

Want to work on emerging technology solutions & business models with world’s leading brands of Public & Social cloud players (Google, Amazon, Facebook etc.) in a highly strategic & visible role, influencing not only the direction of Cisco Web team but broader Cisco?
Web-scale providers are working on 2 major initiatives in emerging markets:
  • Next Billion Users initiatives from Google & Facebook etc.
  • 5G market opportunity particularly via Web-scale providers.
What You’ll Do
Cisco Global Web Business Development Team is building a team of Senior Sales Business Development Managers (SBDM) responsible for maximizing Cisco’s opportunity for these 2 major initiatives across Nigeria & broader African region. The role will have 3 primary functions:
  • Service Co-creation: Identifying new market, technology, customer trends. Collaborating & jointly ideating new offers with Cisco Web-scale US teams & co-creating / presenting new services to Web-scale players, Cisco regional teams & end customers (consumers, enterprises, SMB).
  • Win NBU + 5G related Infrastructure projects: across Nigeria & also providing support across African region, to win against Ruckus, Mojo in Wifi & Affirmed etc. for 5G.
  • Joint GTM: by building partnerships across various Cisco Regional teams (SP, Enterprise, Public Sector) to bring new customer opportunities to Web-scale providers where we can deliver net new revenue for Web-scale & all Cisco teams.
Role Requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain extensive customer relationships with key customer product & business development teams
  • Demonstrated ability to develop co-create new solutions and business models with SPs & Cloud service providers (preferred)
  • Engineering, with MBA (preferred)
  • Understanding of developing large scale joint GTM partnerships
  • Service creation & co-creation expertise
  • Comprehensive understanding of Next Billion Users, 5G & Country transformation market & strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to “own” engagements around large complex initiatives leading cross functional teams & converting a concept to revenue within 12 months
  • Good technology understanding with world class ability to convert trends into business relevance, usecases & value prop
Who You’ll Work With.
  • Your Customers/Partners: Primarily working with Product & Business development leads across Public & Social Cloud Providers i.e. Amazon, Google, Facebook etc.
  • Your tag Team partner(s): Cisco BDMs & Technology architect(s) in Web US team
  • Other supporting teams:
  • Corporate Strategy teams
  • Cisco Product Business Unit leads
  • Sales Teams
  • Customer Experience teams
Who You Are:
  • Self starter
  • Strong track record that includes demonstrable career progression and a focus on the high-tech industry
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Ability to network within a client organization to identify all key influencers and decision makers.
  • Practical, result oriented approach
  • Excellent business judgment & uncompromising integrity
  • Passion for transforming Cisco Cloud business.
  • Persistent, strong problem-solving skills, with ability to navigate through ambiguity & cross functional engagement challenges
  • Curiosity about emerging trends and what new business models it can enable
  • Strong ideation to execution discipline
  • Master orchestrator, with experience in collaborating with cross-functional organizations such as BU/Products/Engineering/Sales/Customer Experience etc. especially in large organizations
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to persuade using simple communications that convey complex concepts in a compelling, concise, and creative way. 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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