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IT Solution Sales Manager

Job Title: IT Solution Sales Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rijswijk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ITSALENTHL_1675706347
Contact Name: Jackie Zhang
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

The role goes from evangelist on technology, solution responsibility, pricing strategy all the way to project delivery support, being key in the pre-sale's tasks. The position requires a deep understanding of IT infrastructure technologies, strong presales skills as well as a customer oriented, motivated personality.

Main Responsibilities:

*Collaborate in development and execution of strategy, performance and sales growth initiatives for the IT solutions;

* Develop pre-sales product and solutions market analysis;

* Gather insights from customer's business strategies, understands customer requirements, and design IT solutions. Use the information for existing and future products;

* Work closely with key account managers and channel sales managers to develop opportunities and achieve the assigned sales objectives;

* Understand customer's business and strategy in the IT domain - customers across a broad spectrum from Public Sector, to Large Private Enterprise to SME / SMB;

* Technical lead in RFx responses, tenders, presentations, consultations and commercial proposals by providing solution information, value proposition, bill of materials and solution design;

* Leads/support the negotiations with the named customers for the acquisition of IT solutions;

* Ability to understand competitor's solutions and develop strategies to beat them;

* Identify and qualify risk analysis (threats) to existing accounts; define & recommend strategies and implementation plans to mitigate risks;

* Be our customers and partners' trusted advisor, providing state of art solutions based on company's IT solutions portfolio;

* Actively participate in knowledge transfers to sales team members and partners;

* Plan and support brand awareness actions in the Netherlands market and attend industry events as well as technology forums in both delegate and speaking capacities;


* Degree in Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree;

* Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a storage related role preferably in a presales or solution architect capacity;

* Comprehensive capabilities in IT: Servers, Storage, Cloud and virtualization solutions. Proven experience as pre-sales in the main IT industry company;

* Proven knowledge and experience on big Filesharing and bigdata environments;

* Proven knowledge and experience on Object storage environments;

* Good business analysis and negotiating skills;

* Detailed knowledge of business models and market strategies;

* Excellent knowledge of the Dutch ICT market and ecosystem;

* Excellent knowledge of High Performance Data Analytics;

* Ability to understand customer needs to target the desired solution;

* Fluent in spoken and written Dutch;

* Fluent in spoken and written English;

* Able to work in a multicultural environment;

* Ability to travel on a short-term basis if required;

* Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;

* Well-developed written and oral communication skills, including the ability to liaise with people at all levels of the organization.

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