Job ID : 1074897 Date Updated : November 24th, 2020
Delivers innovative network solutions

Sales Manager

Hiring Company Ciena Communications Japan, Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 12 million yen

Job Description

Lead the development of Ciena's engagement for assigned Service Provider account(s) within the Japan team by defining the multiyear vision, the strategy, the go to market plan and the financial expectations to drive profitable business growth leading to preferred vendor status for Ciena.

Develop, execute and maintain a major customer engagement plan which includes all stakeholders and levels from Ciena top executives down to working level with clear assignment to relevant Ciena counter parts.Drive the business to a high Product Diversity level across the entire Ciena Product Portfolio as well as the Blue Planet Software Suite.

• Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the Go to Market plan, Account Plan and manage assigned customer’s priorities.
Create and implement strategic solutions to best position Ciena within the various Customer groups to maximize its revenue streams and margins in accordance with company expectations.
Develop existing customer relationship across the assigned Account(s) to maximise revenue potential.
Drive the numbers and reporting for the assigned segment – revenue, booking, margin etc
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Work in close relationship with the Corporate & Regional support functions (HR, Facilities, IT, finance, legal, Services, SE, Commercial Mgmt) to meet and exceed regional goals

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Excellent experience of the carrier market with focus on their business strategies and success criteria
Sound sales and management experience within the optical & data networking arena with a high degree of selling system solutions (experience in SW/SDN/NFV is regarded an advantage).
• Sound experience as previous account management within the Tier1 segment at senior level
• Experience of bringing new solutions / products to market
• Strong understanding of business issues & over average business acumen
• Proven track record of carrying and exceeding quota

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
  • Tozai Line, Takebashi Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 12 million yen
Salary Commission Commission paid on top of indicated salary.
Hiring Company Information

Ciena Communications Japan, Ltd.

Sales Manager - 1074897

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio (Almost) All Japanese

Company Description

CIENA Corporation delivers innovative network solutions to the world’s largest service providers and enterprises, increasing the cost-efficiency of current services while enabling the creation of new carrier-class data services built upon the existing network infrastructure.