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Systems Engineering Manager -Africa At Cisco

Date Posted: 27/Jan/2014
Deadline: Not Specified


For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more relevant today than ever. We made the Internet what it is today. First, we focused on creating connectivity. Now, we're entering the Internet of Everything transition—an era where we'll help create unprecedented value by connecting the unconnected.

The Internet of Everything is a global industry phenomenon that is driving the biggest market transition for Cisco and our customers. This includes the intelligent connection of people, process, data, and things. It's where everything is converged on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant and valuable than before.

To help us bring this vision to life, join us in our exciting journey


• SE Managers lead technical resource allocation and mentor their direct reports through both formal and informal training and development.

• SE Managers drive the SE Organization forward through thought leadership by partnering with their sales peers and internal resources.

• Management of the channel and PLED engineering team • Engineering custodian of the channel partners


• The SEM oversees resource allocation on an opportunity and provides monitoring and coaching for direct reports.

• SEMs work with sales leadership to create a technical resource plan for their accounts. They manage resources and provide feedback throughout the sales engagement. GOALS ASSIGNED TO THE POSITION

• Develop technical resource / Account plan

• Oversee resource allocation decisions • Provide coaching to solution development team

• Provide feedback to account team following opportunity win / loss

• Channel partner development • Driving technical excellence and enablement into the channel landscape

• Fostering and accelerating channel loyalty • Owning the mindshare of the channel engineering community

• Manage and prioritize limited resources by qualifying opportunities and ensuring coverage of the business

• Significant Collaboration with RSM / OD and AM community aligning resources and coverage


• Must identify area of specialization. • 5+ years-related experience, VPN's, Security, QoS, Remote/Local access, IBM, Multi-Service (Voice and Video), Campus/MAN, WAN, optical Networking, Transmission Systems or Wireless

• Very good command of English WORK


• Strong problem solving skills: ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action.

• Understanding and conversant about company, solutions and product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. • Pre-Sales experience required.

• Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent .CCNP CCDP Certification Required.


• Builds Strategic Relationships

• Builds Customer and Partner Loyalty

• Cross-Functional Collaboration

“At Cisco, we create a culture where everyone is welcome, valued, respected and heard; where our employees can contribute to their full potential in pursuit of Cisco’s vision and objectives. Through this culture of inclusion and diversity we help to create a great place to work for employees and an intense focus on our global customers and shareholders. From this we gain a better understanding of the world—and the differences in its people. We achieve more together and change the way we work, live, play, and learn.”

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