The Candidate would be Canon s representative for CME at the Tier-1 and Tier-2 and End-User level with technological expertise in the designated area of Pro Imaging (High-end DSLR, Pro-Video & Cine Lenses).
What we give
With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.
• The Candidate would be Canon s representative at the Tier-1 and Tier-2 and End-User level with technological expertise in the designated area of Professional Video and Photo. Tier 1 is defined as Canon s in-country distribution partners and regional distribution partners. Tier-2 is defined as the reseller of Canon Products who purchases Canon products from Canon s designated distribution partners and End-User gets defined as Government and/or large corporations in verticals (Oil/Gas, Education, Healthcare, Telecom...)
• Establish End-User contacts and business relationships with the right representatives of the large companies and Governmental Organizations for major Vertical segments by countries (Key Account Decision Makers).
• Identify and understand the potential opportunities available at each Pro Video Account to enhance Canon s business and Brand Image and Market Share (Tier 2 and End-user level).
• Liaise with Product Manager/BDM regarding the technical requirements of the customer s projects; integrate and be able to assist end-user with a solution approach.
• Liaise with Product Manager/BDM to proceed with Product Launching, implement product strategy, and provide a proper feedback to Canon Head office.
• Maintain, Track and report all Market related information about Canon and Competitors in terms of new products, prices, activities, strategies.
• Visit (potential new) Accounts and Business Partners on a regular basis to provide visible support and assistance where required.
• Drive the Pre-sales requirement with end-users across the region working closely with Business Development manager for each country
• Engage in training of Tier-2, system integrators and end-user with Canon latest technology and products
• Develop system integrators and third-party solution partnerships to offer end-to-end workflows to end-customers
What we ask
We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.
• Excellent communication skills and requisite diplomatic/negotiation and networking skills.
• Ability to communicate and relate to subjects, issues and clients at many levels.
• Excellent Market knowledge and willingness to be Closer to Market .
Previous Experience/ Education
• High level of technical knowledge in Professional Cameras, Video. Lenses and related products
• Relevant recognized formal qualifications (university level) - desirable.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar international or regional sales role (with a similar company, national distributor or trading company) very desirable
• Background and knowledge of market environments desirable.
• Fluency in written and spoken English (essential) and Arabic (desirable).
• High level of written and spoken communications essential.
• Professional appearance, attitude and communication style essential.
• Familiarity with MS Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint - essential.
• Current clean UAE driving license.
• Overseas travel and periods away from home.
• Able to work on own initiative.
You will need
• Drive for Results
• Focus on the Customer
• Apply Business Acumen
• Communicate Effectively
• Plan & Organize Effectively
Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that s strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company.
Expect the Exceptional.