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Junior - Cisco Collaboration Pre-Sales Consultant (Permanent)

Location: London Country: UK
 
Job Title: Solutions Architect - Unified Communications/Collaboration

Location: London

Salary: Negotiable

The Junior Pre-Sales Consultant's primary role is to support the Sales teams in the creation and development of sales opportunities for Enterprise and Mid-market clients.

This is a Junior Level Pre-Sales Consultant role, initially working closely with the lead Solution Architects for UC solutions for larger and mid-sized clients and potentially proposing client solutions for smaller client propositions directly.

The Junior Pre-Sales Consultant will assist in delivering quality High-Level Designs to the customer, engaging other specialist resources as appropriate. Training will be provided to help develop your skill set across unified communications/collaboration solutions.

This is an excellent opportunity to take the next steps towards a Senior Solution Architect subject matter Unified Collaborations expert role and cross train in to Microsoft UC/Skype for Business.

Key responsibilities for this job:
  • To engage with Sales from the early stage of the pre-sales cycle.
  • Assist the Senior Collaboration Solution Architects
  • Desk based pre sales activity
  • To attend customer meetings with Sales.
  • Technically qualify new opportunities and provide input for commercial qualification.
  • The ability to design and develop innovative and competitive solutions based on customer requirements, working individually or leading a wider virtual team for the qualified opportunity.
  • Answer internal solutions design queries from Sales.
  • Work closely with Sales and Bid Management, as part of the UCC team for tender responses
  • Close working relationship with engineering in order to validate proposed designs and solutions.
  • To answer any general pre-sales queries for purposes of budgetary pricing.
  • Work as a team player to assist in the smooth running of the UCC team.
Knowledge and experience required:
  • Someone with a passion for working in the Unified Communications field.
  • Significant IT & Telecoms experience and ability to talk confidently about technical solutions.
  • Experience in planning and delivering customer facing presentations, particularly to C level
  • Proven technical design skills.
Experience in some or all of the following:
  • Cisco Unified Communications
  • Cisco video conferencing
  • SIP
  • WebEx
  • Virtual meeting rooms
  • Collaboration platforms
  • Skype for business/Teams (Microsoft qualifications/experience desirable).
  • Knowledge of VPLS, MPLS, IP Networking, Routing Protocols LAN (wired and wireless) environments.
  • Previous hands on technical experience is desirable.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team with little supervision using own initiative.
  • Responsible and willing to take ownership.
  • Positive and professional attitude.
Job Title: Solutions Architect - Unified Communications/Collaboration

Location: London

Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 10 Dec 2019 Reference: JSBH-305 Employment Agency: Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd Contact: Jack Powell