Posted on :
7 Jun, 2010
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is the largest technology solutions provider in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and worldwide. The company’s offerings span from IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices to global services, imaging and printing. Our customers are virtually everybody: consumers, small and medium sized companies, large corporations as well as Government institutions. HP Nigeria recruits for their Sales University 2010 Program – Job Number: 435549
One of the best opportunities to join Middle East, Mediteranean & Africa is participating in “HP Sales University”, our 24 months program designed for young talented graduates who are pursuing a career in Sales.
Candidates who have passed the initial assessment phase will have the opportunity to participate in the “HP Summer University” a 4-5 weeks summer training program where students will receive best in class professional training on how the world’s leading IT company operates, its products and services. Part of this valuable experience, students will acquire soft skills, meet HP senior managers and network with HP professionals. In the final assessment phase students who have performed well during the HP Summer University will be offered to join HP for the Sales Graduate Program.
HP Sales University
— Assisting sales teams in selling enterprise products, services and software to selected customers in a designated market area. Responsibilities may include inbound sales support, deal coordination, managing configurations/quotations/pricing and follow-up on the entire sales cycle, presales support etc..
— Closing sales on assigned products and with assigned customers with supervision.
— Learning complete HP portfolio of technologies and solutions and working in coorperation with internal teams to complete routine tasks
— Applying standard policy on total customer experience for following up on customer questions and requests
— Working collaboratively with management to drive promotion campaigns, marketing programs and sales initiatives.
— Building customer confidence in HP’s remote or direct sales capabilities.
— Building and maintaining solid customer relations that protects or expands HP’s Installed base.
What are we looking for?
We’re looking for people who have graduated from top universities within the last 12 months or who will graduate within this academic year with degrees such as; Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, Marketing or any other technical or business studies;
In addition to the above, we are looking for the following qualifications:
— Language Skills: Advanced level of written and spoken English
— Interpersonal skills: The ability to work well with people
— Flexibility: Capabale of adjusting to rapid change
— Team Player: Willing to be a colloborative and to be a reliable team member
— Analytical Abilities: Possesing an eye for detail
— Communication: Having the ability to communicate clearly and confidently in an international environment
— Commitment: The dedication to achieve goals and being result-oriented
— Personality: Possessing an attitude fueled with positive-thinking