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REGIONAL SALES MANAGER – FINANCE SOLUTIONS SECTOR – TOKYO, JAPAN (JB 1925) at Big Switch
Tokyo, JP

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER – FINANCE SOLUTIONS SECTOR – TOKYO, JAPAN  (JB 1925)

Job Overview:

The Regional Sales Manager, Tokyo, Japan is responsible for driving revenue, productivity, and customer satisfaction with key clients across the assigned region. The role will provide strategic direction, knowledge, resources, programs, tools, and processes to business partners and customers in support of complex solution sales.  This includes understanding customers' requirements, architectural designs, delivering sales / technology presentations, RFI / RFP responses, and presenting at industry thought leadership forums.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establish and lead a team of technical and commercial resources to drive/meet and exceed revenue and customer satisfaction objectives
  • Develop and maintain territory/account plans
  • Recruit and enable business partners in accordance with global partner strategy and objectives
  • Maintain Salesforce.com database of customers and your interactions with them
  • Support in-region marketing activities
  • Manage and support deal strategy, structure, and approval process in collaboration with corporate, customer service, and sales operations teams

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • College Degree, BS/BA in Business, CIS, or closely relevant education and experience required
  • 5+ years direct/partner sales experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Japanese required
  • Proficiency using the latest versions of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience using SalesForce.com
  • Multitasking skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
  • Working knowledge and experience leading diverse sales teams selling complex technology solutions
  • Sound business acumen, and ability to work closely with C-level executives
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to develop complex account plans and strategies
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally (verbal and written) with customers and to interface with a variety of organizations
  • Strong time management, organizational, and negotiation skills
  • Global/multi-national business experience is preferred
  • Experience with monitoring and data center switching preferred
  • A proactive, can-do, positive attitude and start-up experience is a big plus
  • In depth knowledge of Big Switch products and solutions also a big plus
  • Up to 50% ground/air travel required and may work at other undetermined worksites in the region

 

ABOUT BIG SWITCH NETWORKS

The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in for hybrid cloud networking for enterprises. Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our Cloud-First Networking architecture to bring the best of cloud networking on-prem as they build their next-generation data center, switching fabrics and analytics infrastructure. 

The Big Switch Networks team comprises industry veterans who led the SDN revolution, renowned experts in virtualization and networking, and researchers from Stanford University.  For more information, please visit www.bigswitch.com. 

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Thank you for your interest in Big Switch Networks. At this time, we are not accepting unsolicited resumes from outside agencies. All unsolicited resumes sent to Big Switch Networks will be considered our property. We appreciate your cooperation.

Big Switch Networks, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. At Big Switch Networks we provide equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified applicants without regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military, veteran or VEVRAA protected veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws. Big Switch Networks is an E-Verify participant.