UC Pre-Sales Consultant

Applications have now closed

Please visit our main job board to see all our current vacancies.

UC Pre-Sales Consultant

An established but rapidly growing IT managed services provider with deep expertise in the Unified Communications and Collaboration.

Job Description

UC & Network Pre-Sales Consultant
Mix of home, office and client side working
£45,000 to £55,000 + bonus/car allowance

COMPANY
An established but rapidly growing IT managed services provider with deep expertise in the Unified Communications and Collaboration.
They partner with innovative leading vendors such as;
Cisco (Cisco Master Collaboration), Polycom (Platinum partner), Microsoft, Starleaf and Fuze.

THE ROLE
Pre-Sales Consultants are technical leads that advise and support Sales teams with pre-sales and deep technical knowledge. You'll get to work across a vast portfolio of Switching, Routing, Lan, Wireless, Collaboration and Video. This opportunity will touch a variety of Cisco technology solutions, primarily focusing on the Commercial enterprise business sector.
My client are seeking a Pre Sales Consultant who is looking to build out their career to the next level. The ideal candidate will have extremely strong Enterprise & Core networking skills with a flair and drive in the Collaboration space. The ideal candidate will help drive key deals into our existing account base in addition to assisting with net new wins as well as being an advocate for the business within Cisco as a manufacturer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Translate enterprise customer needs in high level solutions design.
- Liaise with the Business Units to understand our products, technologies and Service offerings.
- Continuously help develop our solutions by providing feedback from the field.
- Respond to customer RFP's.
- Conduct training and technical workshops for internal teams.
- Provide input to the sales team on product positioning and differentiation.
- Handle post-sales escalation and resolve issues, by coordinating and working with all internal and external stakeholders.
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Strong understanding of Campus networking (L2/L3), Switching, Security, Wireless and Collaboration is highly desirable.
- Industry knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications.
- You bring 2 + years pre-sales engineering or technical customer facing experience.
- You have BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering or related discipline.
- Preferably have CCNA, CCNP or CCIE certifications.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Write and speak English fluently.
- Knowledge of Cisco products and Cisco certifications are preferred.
- Adept at using initiative, discretion and judgement to apply technical solutions to complex sales opportunities.
- Adept at customer interactions from the CIO through to technical staff.
- Knowledge of sales cycle.
- Impactful verbal and written communication and strong presentation skills.
- Great relationship building skills, tenacity, resilience.
- Ability to work independently and remotely as well as with your team to accomplish objectives.
- Good understanding of the market space and offerings.
- Ability to train and coach others in our enterprise technologies.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Aaron Lofthouse

aaron lofthouse profile

I specialise in virtualisation and storage recruitment. I’m constantly speaking to candidates working for some of the industry’s biggest and most interesting players. I secure new opportunities for engineers, consultants and architects. This includes pre and post sales delivery, as well as end users.