Technical Pre Sales Engineer

Recruiter
Aspire Cambridge UK
Location
Saffron Walden, Essex
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to company growth my client are looking for a technically minded and customer focused individual to join their team; responsible for liaising with the internal departments (globally) and assisting on delivery of solutions via their channel partners.

This role will be varied and give you the opportunity to work across a multitude of customers in differing industries many times bridging the gaps between the industries for successful delivery of Projects.

Responsibilities:
* 1st point of contact for Global technical enquiries - either for technical web demonstrations or on site demos (UK Mainland).
* Technical solution understanding of company products support for existing and new resellers on projects and proposals
* Product presentations and demonstrations
* Support with technical qualification of sales opportunities
* Provide answers to (technical) questions in a Request for Information(RFI) or a Request for Proposal(RFP)
* Build custom demonstrations
* Deliver Proof Of Concepts(POC)
* Support at external and internal customer facing events
* Create internal software requests and POC implementation plans and monitor the approval process
* Monitor accurate and correct delivery of software sold
* Be able to position and present the companies product offerings
* Compare company product offering at a technical level with competitive products
* Build technical relationship with prospects and existing customers
* Liaise with sales, support and development teams to ensure accurate and timely resolution of technical issues that may arise during the pre-sales process
* Interface with the implementation / project team, articulating customer requirement, to ensure smooth transition from Sale to Delivery
* Work with Product Management to feedback on issues with current products and provide input around new products

Experience & skills:
* Customer focused individual - experience of representing companies in both a technical and pre-sales function in face to face or virtual meetings
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Previous experience in working on delivering solutions in a technical or I.T sector is essential
* Fluency in English essential. Additional fluency in another European language would be an advantage
* Ability to discuss and demonstrate business benefits and value to a customer of a technical solution.
* Ability to translate technical and business requirements into cost-efficient solutions
* Affinity to both sales and technology
* A team player with the ability to adopt a leadership role where necessary
* Willingness to travel

Start: ASAP
Location: Saffron Walden, Essex
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

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