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Business Development Manager, Cloud in Singapore at Westcon-Comstor

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for a results-driven person who can handle both the sales and business development roles for our cloud business. This role is require to build rapport and maintain a good working relationship with the vendors and partners. He/she need to determine how much of the business will grow and where that growth will come from, and defines the approach to capture that growth. He/she must have good understanding of the market to generate exciting marketing activities to increase the sales activities and achieve sales target.

The key responsibility of the Business Development Manager is to execute a business plan and achieve a profitable revenue and gross profit within a year time. He/she need to develop the cloud business with 1-2 strategic sectors independently. The role is also require to recruit and cover the solutions partners to bring in incremental sales.

1. Product positioning
* Understand the product features in detail.
* How are they deployed in a traditional environment
* What are the concerns moving into cloud solutions
* Assemble sales material and tools with the vendor
* Create product proposition to counter objections
* Conduct training and be an evangelist to the assigned product

2. Product pricing strategy
* Understand the price table for the product
* Aware of the competitors pricing and work out the right pricing strategy

3. Channels recruitment
* Telesales activities to promote the product
* Visit the key partners and do a product presentation
* Create events/tradeshow with the vendors
* Engage in our channel - EDGE framework to develop the partners

4. Promotion and Sales management
* Maintain a healthy pipeline for the product
* Work out an effective promotion to secure the sales promptly

* Good communication skills - both verbal and written.
* Strong administration and numeracy skills.
* General computer literacy such as Outlook, Excel, Word
* Problem solving skills to resolve customer concerns.
* Must have basic knowledge about server and virtualisation.
* Good understanding of the network and security is an added advantage
* Candidate with AWS Solution Architect certification will be added value.
* Fast learner on grasping new technology
* Adaptable and willing to embrace new ways of doing things/achieving outcomes
* Understanding of and ability to apply pricing, Gross Profit, discounts, margin calculations

About Westcon-Comstor
Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.) is a global technology distributor with worldwide capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services, and category-leading Security, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Networking and Data Center technology Practices. Combining expert technical and market knowledge with a uniquely collaborative engagement model, the company is transforming technology distribution through its digital and physical products and services delivery. The company works with its partners to deliver results together through an investment in enablement programs and its associates' dedication to creating an exceptional partner experience. Westcon and Comstor are the company's go-to-market brands, offering customers a strong portfolio of market-leading and emerging vendors. With teams in 110 offices in 70-plus countries across six continents, Westcon-Comstor provides services to more than 170 countries.