Job Vacancies at Cisco Nigeria

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Full Time
  • Post Date: December 2, 2020
Job Description

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections – whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible–providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Associate Consulting Engineer (Graduate)

Job Id: 1313683
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Area of Interest: Engineer – Network
Job Type: New Graduate
Technology Interest: Networking
Program Start Date: September 2021

What You Will Do

  • By joining the Customer Experience Delivery team you will become a trusted advisor to our customers. You will consult with them to build a solid, long-term relationship, providing thought leadership in solving their technology challenges and supporting them in achieving their business outcomes.
  • On a day to day basis, this involves working with them directly to review their technical business requirements in order to propose new technology designs that will meet their current and future needs. This will involve the provision of a range of IT consultancy services and the creation and presentation of project documentation incorporating elements design, implementation and testing in line with Cisco standards.

On an average day this means:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with a variety of international customers
  • Navigate customers through evolving technology and digital transformation
  • Prepare customer’s business and technology infrastructure for emerging trends
  • Propose and review data center, cloud, network or security designs exceeding business specifications
  • Install, configure, and integrate new solutions or applications of Cisco and Third Party solutions
  • Keeping an eye on the ever-increasing security requirements and constantly evolving threat landscape
  • Manage or optimize existing network or cloud infrastructure with redundancy and risk mitigation in mind
  • Solve technology and software problems that cross a broad range of technologies, help reduce risk and increase operational efficiency
  • Opportunity for travel and face-to-face customer consulting as required
  • Building a specialization in a specific technology, customer or market segment, based on broad general training

Requirements
What you will need to succeed:

  • You are excited by the fascinating world of Cisco software, security or infrastructure solutions, and you love to see customers succeed.
  • You have minimum a B.Sc / BA from a 3 – 4 year technical program degree in Engineering, Cyber Security, Computer Sciences, Physics or Mathematics preferred
  • You are able to live and work in Nigeria with no additional VISA sponsorship from Cisco
  • You are fluent in English
  • A technology enthusiast, enjoying talking about innovation and always keeping up with the latest technology news.
  • A strong communicator with the confidence to engage and talk to a wide range of people.
  • View team collaboration as instrumental to achieving success.
  • Enjoy looking at practical real life challenges and think creatively to solve them.
  • Approach situations with an open and curious mind, taking on challenges with an eye for opportunity.

Programme Structure

  • First 6 months (together with all associates from across EMEAR): full-time training, shadowing and job rotation. If you have no work experience this will act as your transition from the university campus to work life.
  • After 6 months: join the local CX team in Nigeria, assuming ownership and responsibility of regional CX deliverables and customer success, supported by ongoing mentorship and guidance to accelerate your continuous development. Shape solutions of real-world challenges, closely mentored and integrated into our diverse team.

What We Can Offer You

  • Participate and thrive in the Cisco team culture, built on openness and transparency. You will spend the start of your career with Cisco in one of our training hubs (Krakow, Poland) where you will have the opportunity to connect and socialize with a large group of like-minded associates from all over Europe. Through world-class training you will have the opportunity to become a leading expert in Software, Cloud, Mobility, Security, Collaboration or Datacenter. You will then move into your permanent role where you will be given real responsibility from day one.
  • You will have the opportunity to combine your degree education with learnings from our advanced training environment to build creative solutions to real business challenges. We want you at the heart of the Cisco transformation to software, services, and solutions.
  • We offer a fantastic work environment while you will receive a competitive salary and generous benefit; including ability to work remotely and lead a balanced lifestyle.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Renewals Manager – Nigeria

Job Id: 1307043
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Area of Interest: Customer Experience
Job Type: Professional

What You’ll Do

  • The new Customer Experience Renewal Manager (RM) role is a highly visible, strategic position to empower key customers to continue to transform their business and meet their objectives through Cisco solutions.
  • You will be accountable for owning and executing a portfolio of renewal contracts of Cisco products and services across an assigned customer account. RM’s work with customers, partners and across Cisco teams to develop a holistic, deep view of customer requirements and objectives and define a strategy to drive renewals to on-time closure, as well as minimize renewals risk and financial attrition.
  • You will bring strong knowledge of negotiation strategies and orchestrates cross-functional resources across the company and with partners to provide a unified path to secure every renewal.

Key Responsibilities
Key responsibilities and activities include:

  • Develop knowledge base of end-to-end renewals cycle including up-sells and close on-time contracts for assigned accounts
  • Learn customer’s industry/business
  • Articulate Sales/BD/Renewals hand offs
  • Aware of Cisco’s technology and what differentiates our products from competitors. Guidance required on regular basis.
  • Executes renewal contracts for products and services on small accounts with low complexity
  • Builds quotes, review contract terms, negotiation pricing, identify up-sell opportunities and handle objections.
  • Monitors quote creation progress to mitigate contract closure risks.
  • Conduct analysis and provides recommendations to maximum value
  • Conduct process management and financial assessments to support renewals process
  • Supports Account Manager in negotiations to drive integrity of the renewal portion of the agreement
  • Monitor and reports state of customer relationships, pipeline, forecasts and new prospects
  • Assist Renewals team with ad hoc requests to meet customer need
  • Initiates the start of cross-functional relationships with Sales, BD and Operations

Who You’ll Work With:

  • This role resides in the Customer Experience organization, one of Cisco’s fastest growing teams that delivers profitable growth throughout the customer lifecycle with a series of selling motions to drive higher value and an optimal experience from Cisco solutions.

Who You Are

  • You analyze the customer environment, industry, market impact and Cisco footprint
  • You can implement policies for forecasting, data quality and accuracy
  • You’ll build an understanding of Customer and Partners procurement processes
  • You will gain experience with CRM tools i.e. SFDC
  • You’ll develop basic consultative selling skills
  • You love executing win-back strategies for inactive customers
  • If you are looking for hands-on involvement in crafting the future direction of Cisco and Customer Experience, we have a place for you.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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