SAP Recruiting in Nigeria – March 2015

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13 Mar, 2015

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Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organisations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


The primary goal for the Account Executive (AE) is to achieve his/her quarterly revenue goal for a specific portfolio of target customers and prospects in the ENR (Energy and Natural Resources) industry. The AE is responsible for developing and driving account strategy, for identifying and qualifying opportunities, and for executing the sales cycle of his/her account to closing.

The AE cooperates with various SAP teams on positioning and delivery of complex proposals to customers, and proactively builds successful relationships with SAP strategic partners. He/She develops an opportunity plan leveraging the value proposition of all of SAP’s solutions and services relevant to the customers and prospects, in close cooperation with teams from Presales, Services, Support, Product Management, Strategic Partners, etc. It is expected that the AE creates and nurtures Executive relationships while positioning the SAP Executive team to assist.

Directly interact with customers and prospects to position the value of SAP’s Solutions and Services as supported by ROI, business case development, references, and supporting  analyst data.
Pursue professional and personal development to ensure adequate knowledge of the markets and industries SAP serves as well as the products and services SAP provides
Coordinate with the account teams consisting of Presales, Industry Value Engineers, Customer Engagement Managers, Commercial, specialized Product teams, Strategic Partners  and other relevant roles so that SAP solutions are well positioned in the assigned account
Share best practices and interact with regional and local SAP employees.
Prospect new companies as potential customers of SAP’s solutions
Develop your pipeline to ensure sufficient coverage
Build strong partner and client relationships
Update on a timely basis [email protected] system with accurate customer and pipeline information

Bachelor’s degree in related fields (Business / Engineering or Technology) Postgraduate degree will be advantageous
Strong sales track record in the ENR industry, or aggressive achievement record in other sales related role
A collaborative management style and disposition and capability to work in a networked organization with a strong culture of virtual working teams, and evidence of delivering results through building effective relationships with teams across functions and geographies
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong capabilities in value based and proactive selling
Rigorous execution of sales processes: territory management, account planning, demand generation, qualification, pipeline management, forecasting
Customer and quality focus
Innovative thinking
Result driven
Motivation & engagement
Strong negotiator
Good knowledge of English

10+ years’ experience gained in a large, multi-national software organizations, or technology organizations with an emphasis on software sales
Good knowledge of the ENR Industry in general and specific knowledge around at least one of the sub verticals – (Utilities, Mining, Oil & Gas or Mill Products) – would be a great asset
Knowledge around one or more specific product areas such as billing, risk management, analytics, front office and channels or ERP would also be an advantage
Previous experience of working within or selling to ENR organizations is preferable
Proven track record in capturing market share and growing a profitable sales business


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