Associate Professional, Sales Support (CISCO)
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Job ID: 41669
Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology.TM No other company delivers the full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Ingram Micro’s global infrastructure and deep expertise in technology solutions, supply chain, cloud, and mobility enable its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Combined with distinct market insights and the trust and dependability generated from decades of strong partner relationships, Ingram Micro stands apart as the global technology services provider for the future.Associate Professional, Sales Support (CISCO) for our vendor management team.With a primary focus of overseeing the transactional work of a cluster of vendors and/or one large, complex vendor, the Associate Professional, Sales Support, is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with vendors being supported, is known as a product/category expert and is responsible for implementing, driving and advancing vendor initiatives, technology, up/cross-sell and operational improvements.The Associate Professional, Sales Support maintains a current and extensive understanding of the vendors they support and ensures operational efficiency is maximized. They are the primary owner of new vendor onboarding into their patch and assist with smooth integration with Ingram Micro with the support of the Vendor Operations Support team.They serve as a liaison between Ingram Micro, the customer, and the vendor when driving efficiencies and day-to-day operations, managing SLAs, escalations. May be asked to lead/participate in vendor formal operational business reviews and are required to facilitate operational vendor meetings regularly.Although the focus of the role is not fully transactional in nature, the Associate Professional, Sales Support is responsible for maintaining current knowledge of transactional work and executing during peak periods. Team leadership is critical in managing through the day-to-day work and developing the team skills set as a whole.They may also be required to participate in special project teams across the organization and may travel up to 15% of their time.Requirements:High school diploma (or equivalent) and minimum of seven years previous sales/customer service experience (preferably in a related industry) or six years experience with Ingram Micro in a sales/customer service capacity equivalent to a Vendor Operations Sales Support OR a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years previous sales/customer service experience (preferably in a related industry) or three-years experience with Ingram Micro in a sales/customer service capacity equivalent to a Vendor Operations Support Rep.Knowledge of: Professional, effective telephone techniques and customer care. Moderate technical and product knowledge.A moderate understanding of Ingram Micro programs, products, and services are desirable.Skilled in:Professional sales and negotiation techniques, building solid customer relationships, and operating personal computing. Moderate knowledge of Excel and Word required.Excellent communication skills: written and verbal required. Strong organizational skills and problem-solving agility also required.Previous ERP system experience desired.
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