• Public Sector Sales Account Manager

    Location MY-Kuala Lumpur
    Posting date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    Field Sales
  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Promote sales, ensure customer satisfaction, and create strategic plans for customers and partners in the assigned territory. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Public Sector Sales Account Manager to join us in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In this role, you will guide sales activities across a set of public sector accounts and build and maintain relationships with assigned organizations. You’ll need to have excellent communication skills because you will regularly call customer and partner executives within your accounts. As a Public Sector Sales Account Manager, you will also need to understand executives' problems to make call scenarios, define them, and explain how Red Hat’s solutions can solve them.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Define and guide account and partners strategies to address market needs and generate growth
    • Coordinate team selling efforts with partners and customers to close business on a quarterly and annual basis
    • Manage sales pipeline, forecast monthly sales, and identify new business opportunities Accurately forecast and close sales in alignment with company goals
    • Develop a positive working relationship with partners to build the business
    • Communicate up-to-date information about new offerings and enhancements to partners and existing and prospective customers
    • Work with partners to develop sale proposals, quotations, and pricing
    • Achieve quick wins through partners on specific Red Hat’s solutions within the assigned territory
    • Maintain and develop new relationships within the assigned territory

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of field sales experience in the public sector; record of success and growth
    • Proven record of accessing accounts, reaching decision-makers, and closing business
    • Ability to assess, plan, and actively manage a territory to achieve maximum revenue and efficiency
    • Executive relationships with key partners in the public sector to guide partnership discussions
    • Proven success in implementing strategies with and through partners, preferably in a similar sales territory
    • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
    • Solid experience in solutions selling and channel sales in a rapidly evolving technology domain

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.



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