06 Mar, 2019

Associate Sales Representative (UAE Nationals Only)

  • Cisco Systems
  • Cisco Systems - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • AED164,350 - AED273,917 yearly
Full time / وقت كامل ICT - Information Communication Technology Information Secutiry Information Technology

Job Description

Program start date: July 2019/20

Training hub during 1st Year: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job location after the training: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

What You’ll Do:

You’ll be part of our Cisco Sales Associates Program (CSAP), an award-winning graduate training program for young talent aspiring to move into sales or engineering roles. For the first part of the program, you’ll learn about the latest technology advancements and how to effectively sell them. During the second part of your CSAP year, you’ll further develop your skills through an On-the-Job Experience in the Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success (GVS&CS) organization.

The program, while challenging, will push you to become the best version of yourself. You’ll be encouraged to pursue industry-standard certifications, be assessed and coached through customer simulations and on-the-job activities. We’ll offer you a safe and fun environment to practice what you’ve learnt, all the while providing you with feedback to develop your potential. Thanks to this rigourous training plan, we’ve earned a strong reputation within our internal sales organization.

Upon graduating from CSAP, you’ll transition into a Virtual Account Manager role in GVS&CS where you’ll ultimately accelerate your career into more senior sales roles. You’ll build strong relationships with existing accounts, working closely with them to understand their business strategy and uncover new business opportunities. You’ll partner with Sales Engineers and together you’ll position the benefits of our Cisco solutions to your customer, using our market-leading collaboration tools.

Who You'll Work With:

You’ll train alongside incredibly talented individuals, like yourself, from different countries and diverse backgrounds. Early on, you’ll make longlasting friendships and belong to a rich human network that will support you throughout your career. As a successful Associate Sales Representative (ASR), you’ll learn to discover, build and drive new opportunities with our Cisco partners while collaborating with Cisco engineers to provide technical solutions that drive business outcomes for our customers. You’ll learn from top experts and coaches in a unique classroom setting where we use our own ‘state-of-the-art’ collaboration technology. You’ll have your own mentor, a CSAP alumn who’s been in your shoes and will guide you in your first year. With a strong Cisco team committed to your success, you’ll gain hands-on education and experience, while receiving an attractive salary and pursuing your career aspirations. 

Who You Are: 

  • Technology enthusiast, who enjoys talking about innovation and always keeps up with the latest technology news.
  • A strong communicator with the confidence to engage and talk to a wide range of people.
  • Willing and able present your ideas in front of an audience.
  • View team collaboration as instrumental to achieving success.
  • Enjoy looking at practical real life challenges and thinking creatively to solve them.
  • Approach situations with an open and curious mind, taking on challenges with an eye for opportunity.

What You Need To Be Eligible:

  • Graduate by the start date of the program, July 2019/20
  • Preferably hold a degree in Business and Management, Finance, Marketing and other related degrees. You will graduate from a bachelor’s degree (or higher) with no less than a 2:1 result or equivalent in your country.
  • Fluent in English and the official language(s) of the country you are applying for, (Arabic)
  • Hold the right to live and work in the country that you are applying for, without future company sponsorship required. Student visas and temporary permits obtained on your own will not be acceptable. 
  • Willing to relocate for 12 months to a designated CSAP training hub if required. Visa assistance and relocation package to trainings hubs will be provided as required.
  • Willing to return to your country you applied for, unless otherwise required due to business needs.

Cisco are always looking to identify talented people. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job right now, however it is highly likely we will in the future. If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that when a suitable vacancy arises a Cisco representative can contact you directl

Here are some of the reasons for joining us

On-the-Job Training & Development, Flexible Working Hours, Work From Home, Paid Maternity Leave, Paid Paternity Leave, Free Tea & Coffee, Health Insurance, Dental Care, Vision Care, Life Insurance

This position reports to (designation)

Program Manager

Gender Diversity

Both MALE & FEMALE applicants

'Work Ethics' needed to succeed in this role

Ability to learn new skills,   Business ethics,   Making deadlines,   Motivation,   Team player  

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Target Nationals

UAE Nationals Only

Seniority Level

Entry Level

Min Work Experience (Similar Discipline)

0 - 1 Years

Min Education Required

Bachelors Degree

'Communication Skills' needed to succeed in this role

Listening,   Negotiation,   Persuasion,   Presentation,   Public speaking,   Verbal communication,   Visual communication,   Writing reports and proposals  

'Critical Thinking' needed to succeed in this role

Adaptable,   Creativity,   Critical thinking,   Desire to learn,   Innovative,   Logical thinking,   Problem solving,   Thinking outside the box,   Willingness to learn  

'Positive Attitude' needed to succeed in this role

Confident,   Cooperative,   Energetic,   Enthusiastic,   Patient,   Respectable  

'Teamwork' needed to succeed in this role

Accept feedback,   Collaborative,   Customer service,   Dealing with difficult situations,   Emotional intelligence,   Empathetic,   Establishing interpersonal relationships,   Dealing with difficult personalities,   Interpersonal skills,   Influential,   Networking,   Persuasive,   Self-awareness,   Selling skills,   Social skills,   Team building,   Team player