General Information

Req #
WD00002034
Career area:
Sales
Country:
South Africa
City:
Bryanston
Date:
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

We are Lenovo! 
Currently the number one PC vendor worldwide, we continue to be the fastest growing company in our respective field.
We’re a leader in genuine innovation, dreaming up – and building – the technology and services that enable and inspire progress around the world.

We are dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages entrepreneurism and ownership - a workplace where your talents can be challenged, and your efforts recognized and rewarded.
We’re the progressive thinkers, creative doers and endless tinkerers who will always challenge the traditional and who know true groundbreakers never stand still. No matter what team you’re a part of, joining us you can create real impact.

Do you aspire to become part of the Southern Africa Channel and SMB team of one of the world’s largest IT companies that chooses to be different and better? At Lenovo we do what we say, we own what we do, and we put our customers first! We are looking for an experienced, ambitious, high potential Inside Sales Partner Manager helping us reaching our ambitious goals and becoming the driving force behind customer and partner success in South Africa.


These are your detailed responsibilities:

  • Execution of our Channel Partner strategy
  • Averaging of 4 hours per day pro-active sales calls and activities to existing and new Partners
  • Identification, qualification, and closing of sales opportunities
  • Collaborating with partners in demand generation and marketing initiatives 
  • Weekly status reporting, forecasting and business planning vs. target
  • Creating metric driven plans to grow Lenovo share within resellers 


Organization

You will report to the Channel Leader supporting partners in South Africa. You will participate in weekly collaborative planning calls and meetings.


What you’ll bring/ Position Requirements:

University/Higher Education (BA) Degree in Marketing, Business or equivalent

Proven, successful B2B commercial experience (2-3 years) as inside sales

Channel, Distribution and/or Direct Sales competences and experience

Experience in Technology sector (preferred; PC/IT hardware, services)

Team player, can do attitude and winner 

Excellent presentation and digital communication skills

Fluent in English


What We Will Offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life, working from home
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity
  • Attractive compensation package

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.