Major Account Manager, CDA Federal Govt

  • Company:
    Fortinet
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Sales

In this role, you will manage and drive direct sales engagements into and through a set of Named Government of Canada Shared Services Canada Accounts leveraging strategic Partners.

Responsibilities:

    •Sell Fortinet suite of products to Government of Canada, Shared Services Canada and partners managing the sales process through to closure of the sale. •Achievement of agreed quarterly sales goals. •Generate a sales pipeline, qualifying opportunities, and accurately forecast pipeline. •Identify new opportunities within the ‘region’ and create a strategy to close new business within assigned accounts •Deploy solution selling techniques to identify customer issues and work with them to create partnerships •Be aware of significant developments within your base •Travel regularly throughout the territory to develop and maintain a good rapport with customers and channel partners •Utilize sales tools to help keep track and plan territory sales, and manage time effectively •Respond to customer requests on a timely basis •Work with the SE and Channel team to help maintain a good coverage in the territory •Work with Marketing to ensure all customers are aware of new products announcements •Attend trade shows, conventions and training courses as required

Required Skills:

    •Must hold Secret Level II clearance, TS preferred •Technical Strengths – cyber, Cloud savvy (Azure, AWS), Zoning •Strong SSC Cybersecurity executive relationships •Strong comprehension of SSC Digital Transformation plan/vision •Understanding of SSC Procurement •Experience with RFP response preparation •Proven ability to sell solutions to Government of Canada accounts •A proven track record of quota achievement and demonstrated career stability •Excellent presentation skills •Experience in closing large complex deals to executives & individual contributors •A self-motivated, independent thinker that can move deals through the selling cycle •Excellent customer relationship skills with persuasive communication skills and selling style •Minimum 8 years sales experience selling to Fortune 1000 Major Accounts. •Minimum 3 years selling enterprise network security products and services. •Candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. •Competitive, Self-starter, Hunter-type mentality. •Bi-lingual French and English with both strong and professional verbal and written skills •Ability to be efficient in an independent environment •Strong organizational and time management skills •Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and SF.com an asset

Education:

    •BS or equivalent experience, graduate degree preferred

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