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Palo Alto Pre-Sales Consultant – PCNSE

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  • Salary: £45000 - £60000 Car allowance + £18k commission + Package
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  • Job ID: 01641
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Job Description

Palo Alto Pre-Sales Consultant

ROLE DESCRIPTION
Support sales staff in the achievement of set revenue and GP budgets in line with company directive and objectives. Provide product based technical sales support to authorized business partners.
To plan, manage and report on vendor portfolios to maximize the company value-add and ensure success in terms of revenue and profitability. Work with vendor and sales team to develop and execute compelling solution propositions for Resellers and their end users.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Sales
• Generate and provide customer quotations (verbally and in writing) as requested by the sales staff and business partners
• Support the efficient promotion of differentiating the company’s value propositions through sales engagement and partner training
• Provide presentation and demonstrations for end users on behalf of our business partners
• Establish strong, productive vendor relations
• In coordination with sales staff, proactively work within resellers to position product line and ensure comprehension of portfolio
• Build visibility with vendors and customers to create a competitive distribution advantage for the company portfolio of products
• Work with full marketing team, vendor and sales to develop compelling programs and initiatives
• Maintain competitive awareness of other vendor products and other distribution activity
• Provide internal updates on a regular basis
• Represent vendor’s product effectively and accurately
• Present vendor marketing programs and objectives to sales force

• Customer Support
• Point of contact for customer inquiries regarding solution designs
• Acceptance and resolution of queries received via the CRM ticketing system
• Answering of telephone queries from the pre sales help lines
• Liaise with and support all other internal teams
• Provide monthly report on tracking business levels, product trends, promotions and top customer profile
• Identify ways to build margin by means of bundling and developing new propositions
• Assist where necessary with inventory and special orders
• Assist with customer events as necessary

• Sales Support
• Support sales team with product positioning
• Work with sales team to understand product trends
• Ensure customer operations have the necessary product and promotional information
• Develop product presentations for the sales force
• Work with product management to train Sales staff and Customers on specific vendors products

• Administrative/Self Development
• Attend monthly sales meetings
• Maintain regular contact with targeted customers
• Present sales management with relevant reports and analysis
• Provide monthly reports
• Track competitive issues and log of pricing issues, corrections, and results
• Maintain and develop own knowledge of the company’s services portfolio through vendor and third party partners taken to market via the reseller channel
• Provide input to training materials where necessary
• Maintain appropriate vendor certifications to maintain accreditation in line with vendor programmes
• Maintain knowledge of vendors pricing and channel support tools

Qualifications / Requirements  

Palo Alto Next Generation Firewalls – PCNSE certified

About Us Join a growing global business

Multinational fortune 500 company operating on a global stage, a leading name in IT distribution with US$17 billion in global revenues. Our job is to link technology vendors to our distribution partners who resell software and solutions to business and other customers.

This is an exciting time to join our expanding UK and Ireland operation, which serves the EMEA region. We have ambitious plans and huge future potential – you will be ideally placed to grow your career in a dynamic yet supportive culture.

 

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