Key Account Manager Job in Nigeria

 Layer3 is one of the fastest growing network and security infrastructure companies in West Africa, providing award-winning services, including managed and cloud services, network security, IT infrastructure management, virtualization and mobile device management solutions. Our unique model integrates best-of-breed technologies from global leaders such as Juniper Networks, Blue Coat, Polycom, AirWatch, F5, Extreme Networks and VMware, coupled with our next-generation metro fiber networks, to offer unparalleled services and after sales support to some of the most demanding customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Key Account Manager

Location: Abuja



Employment Type: Full time

Job Summary

  • The Key Account Manager is responsible for managing key accounts, maintaining a long-term relationship with accounts and maximizing sales opportunities within them. He/she will need a high level of an innovative and eager mind in order to research, propose, and sell services and respond effectively to clients’ queries. 
  • Focusing on growing and developing existing clients, together with generating new business.
  • Develop, penetrate and maintain relationships with key decision makers at existing key accounts through regular planned contact
  • Meet and exceed yearly sales target.
  • Develop a solid understanding of all unique purchasing/sourcing processes, procedures and decision criteria to formulate a strategic account penetration plan detailing the actions necessary to effectively and profitably close orders with each account.
  • Analyze customer needs and identify product solutions to fit needs, desires and budget.
  • Search for new clients and create database of prospects that will benefit from company products or services and maximize customer potential in designated regions.
  • Playing an integral role in new business pitches and hold responsibility for the effective on-boarding of new clients. Write business plans for all current and opportunity tender business.
  • Develop long-term relationships with customers
  • Manage and interpret customer requirements - speaking with clients to understand, anticipate and meet their needs;
  • Negotiate tender and contract terms to meet both client and company needs;
  • Administer client accounts;
  • Analyzing costs and sales Record and maintain client contact data
  • Act as the key interface between the customer and all relevant divisions 

Qualifications

  • University Degree or its equivalent, preferably in Computer/Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Computer Science is required.
  • 3 - 5 years field sales and account management professional experience with an ICT Solutions Provider.
  • Relevant experience in sale of IT services with knowledge of solutions from Juniper Networks, Blue Coat, F5, Cisco and VMware will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@layer3.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.