Cisco Lifecycle Virtual Partner Account Manager for Slovakia in Prague, Czech Republic

Lifecycle Virtual Partner Account Manager for Slovakia

  • Location: Prague, Stredocesky, Czech Republic

  • Area of Interest Sales - Product

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1228706

What You'll Do

Interested in being challenged and appreciated while embarking in a dynamic career? In an environment where colleagues become friends, where managers actively coach and where creativity and ambition are valued?

The Virtual Partner Account Manager (VPAM) is responsible for managing a portfolio of Partners from Slovakia from a planning, enablement perspective. This will require both a proactive approach to developing the overall business as well as being highly reactive and available in responding to partner queries and requests for information.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive Partners revenue growth leveraging Cisco programs and be able to articulate the business benefits and how to optimize Cisco's incentives.

  • Lead the optimal strategic path for each partner and offer guidance on the process of Cisco Certification achievement.

  • Educate the partners on all available sales and technical training resources within Cisco. Prepare a training plan for each partner aligned to the wider Partner Plan, and be accountable for driving execution against that plan.

Who You'll Work With

The Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success organization is one of Cisco's fastest growing sales teams and is the talent engine for Cisco Sales with diverse and motivated teams that consistently deliver profitable growth.

We serve our customer life-cycle through a series of selling motions to drive higher value and an optimal experience from Cisco solutions to drive relevant business outcomes. We are a global, dynamic team that brings excitement to the sales environment every day. We connect Cisco Partners and customers with solutions that can transform their businesses and change the world for the better.

You will discover an innovative, flexible and award-winning working environment using the latest Cisco technology to enable and empower you to perform to the very best of your abilities. Our teams adapt quickly to respond to market changes and we are all highly encouraged to give back to our local communities.

Who You Are

Do you have a success-driven work ethic, history of strong performance in leading diverse teams in a dynamic, challenging and changing environment? Are you at ease in driving partners for their successful account planning and bookings forecasts? We look for strong sales skills, adaptability and a passion for developing partner relationships and driving growth, together with excellent communication skills and a fast-paced work style.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • BS/BA or equivalent

  • 2-5 years of business to business sales experience, IT experience a plus.

  • Advanced customer relationship skills with proven sales record

  • Comprehensive sales skills ranging from cold calling to SWOT analysis to up-selling

  • Effective business planning, pipeline review and resource & partner management

  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills

  • Experience with Social selling practices

  • Native/fluency in Slovakian and English

  • Experience in collaboration with Slovakian IT Re-sellers and Distributors is a plus

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.