What You'll Do
In your role as General Manager for Cisco in Kazakhstan, you are the face and voice of Cisco, leading in line with Cisco values and ethics.
You will be
Inspiring and leading the Cisco sales team (sales, technical staff, Channel managers, and support staff) to success
Implementing Cisco's Operational Excellence Policies and Processes
Developing and executing a sales strategy and tactics that maximize Cisco opportunity within the customer and partner environment throughout for Service Provider / Enterprise / Commercial and Public Sector
Along with sales planning, this position is responsible for accurate forecasting and leading the Cisco sales team
Direct customer and Cisco partner contact will comprise a major portion of this assignment
Develop, lead and champion all necessary Cisco Partner relationships at CxO level
You will liaise and government officials and heads of state and representation Cisco at that level.
You will manage and lead direct reports and be the host management of the indirect reports based in the region.
Who You'll Work With
Cisco is looking for an inspiring leader who sees it as a challenge to drive Operational Excellence in a very dynamic sales marketplace.
The General Manager will lead the Cisco account team, represent Cisco in the marketplace, manage Employee Performance, Government Relations and Media and Press Relations
Who You Are
You have 7-10 years related experience in network technologies, solutions and applications in the Enterprise and Public sector
You have significant demonstrable sales success in both indirect and direct sales environments. Building sales results is the principal measure of performance.
You have experience with International sales processes
You have experience implementing corporate policies
You have strong financial skills and business acumen
You have excellent English communication skills coupled with great presentation skills
You have in-depth understanding of the telecommunications and financial regulatory drivers in the country
Excellent stakeholder management skills and virtual management experience
You enjoy networking through travel to corporate headquarters and key customers
You manage employee performance and drive the development of the management team
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