Client Executive, France (1210437)

  • Location:
    Issy Les Moulineaux, Ile De France, France
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

As Client Executive you will be in charge of Global Enterprise Account part of the Top 10 in France and a worldwide responsibility on your account selling Cisco Solutions (Products and Services) based on a business outcome sales approach. You will also manage a virtual team including Account Managers, Sales Engineer as well as Sales Specialists. Some of those resources reporting directly to the Client Executives.

You will develop and execute sales strategy that maximize Cisco opportunity within the customer environment and position Cisco as a real business and IT partner of their digital transformation. Along with strategic & business planning, this position is responsible for forecasting on a global perspective as well as the drive of sales resources in different countries when his account is active. Direct customer contact at executive level will comprise a major portion of this assignment. Must have both sales & business skills as well as solutions knowledge to make executive presentations and lead customer discussions to advance the sales process. Being able to drive and develop Cisco Advanced Services in the account is also extremely important.

In this role, you will:

• Define, communicate and implement the Go to Market strategy for your global account - ensure that sales targets are met or exceeded in marketplace.
• Build executive relationships within the account - articulate Cisco business strategies as well as our solutions, create the demand and lead customer discussions to advance the sales process.
• Ensure a high degree of Customer satisfaction with Cisco products and services
• Develop and deliver accurate revenue forecasts in line with business objectives.
• Interact with other Cisco teams (Services, Cisco Capital, EBG), to effectively leverage the entire Cisco value proposition


Who You'll Work With

We are here to listen to our customers. We anticipate their needs, as the markets shift in an unprecedented transformation and technology impacts everything. We focus on finding and solving our customer’s most critical problems. We sell business outcomes and solutions, not just products. We partner with our customers to harness market opportunities.

You will be part of a highly skilled team of Sales, Technical Pre-Sales, Partners, and Technology specialists focusing around our customers’ needs and market opportunities.

Come and join the Sales team in France.


Who You Are

  • You will bring +15 years of experience leading a major account.
  • Broad knowledge of IT-industry, product lines, geographical region, marketing, sales and business strategy
  • Understanding of the Financials
  • Demonstrable experience selling complex technical solutions to executive management.
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Fluency in French and English
  • “Think out of the box” capabilities


Desire Skills:

  • Leadership: able to set and communicate strategy and goals, whilst motivating others to contribute and deliver
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, able to build rapport and communicate effectively at all levels, and across disciplines using different communication techniques
  • Customer peering & relationship at executive level
  • Cultural awareness, aware of different cultural styles and how to work with them
  • Change orientated, able to accept work with and manage an ever-changing work environment
  • Team worker, works effectively within the team delivering own targets and supporting others
  • Achiever, sets high personal standards and is goal oriented.
  • Stress resistant, able to work under and cope with pressure without unduly compromising delivery.
  • Proactive, anticipates change, future needs or risk in the business or areas of responsibility and proposes appropriate activities to meet these challenges.
  • Customer Focus, ensures that is aware of customer needs and expectations, constantly striving to deliver same

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we focus on your individual strengths to create best teams. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation.  We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

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