Microsoft Nigeria recruitment for a Graduate Services Account Executive

Microsoft Nigeria If you have unique experiences, skills and passions-and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of what you can do, where you can go, and the difference you can make with the resources of Microsoft behind you.

Microsoft is recruiting to fill the job position in Lagos, Nigeria below:

Job Title: Services Account Executive
Job #: 991499
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

  • The Services Account Executive (AE) is a trusted advisor to Microsoft’s Enterprise customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand and anticipate your customer’s business needs, and offer the right Microsoft solutions to meet those needs.
  • Orchestrate the Microsoft virtual team, including partners where appropriate, that supports you in selling and supporting your customer(s).
  • Meet your revenue and priority targets, maintaining a healthy pipeline to ensure appropriate velocity and coverage to meet quota, and providing accurate forecasts.
  • Demonstrate the business value of Microsoft solutions within your customer(s), focusing on how we can help them achieve their desired business outcomes, enabled by digital transformation
  • Ensure that your customers are using and/or consuming the Microsoft services and products they have purchased.

Experience & Results

  • Degree in BA or B.Sc.
  • 5+ years of experience in solution sales.

Knowledge & Capabilities: 

  • Executes recognized sales strategies and processes including: account planning; pipeline & opportunity management & forecasting; & deal strategy, close planning & stakeholder management
  • Understands market-specifics for at least 1 sector/industry

Skills & Competencies: 

  • Delivers value in Customer relationships, based on customer business outcomes and priorities
  • Demonstrates listening and consultative role-modelling using story-telling
  • Proactively seeks and leverages diverse organizational perspectives to bring together creative, relevant customer solutions that drive business impact.
  • Creates, and sustains partnerships and virtual teams with other Microsoft and Partner stakeholder groups to provide value for customers.
  • Builds and sustains long-term and profitable customer relationships, successfully balancing customer satisfaction and revenue growth
  • Develops strong relationships with Business Decision Makers and Technical Decision Makers throughout the customer’s organization
  • Communicates clearly and persuasively.
  • Ensures proactive customer planning, championing the importance of joint planning both internally (across the internal virtual sales teams) and with the customer
  • Leverages business model, industry and vertical expertise to create plans and solutions

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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