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Sales Manager

Sales – Nairobi, Kenya
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Icolo.io has been established with the vision of building a Pan African network of Co-location Data Centers. Icolo.io will build and operate a state of the art, (Tier 3), vendor and carrier neutral data centers to serve a broad spectrum of clients - telecom carriers, ISPs and peering points, IT and cloud providers, content providers and corporates. The company will create a highly connected data center hub in their countries of operations. It will differentiate itself from providers of hosting services by being the first independent data center business to focus solely on co-location services (space, power availability licenses and physical interconnects). It is Icolo.io’s objective to be the largest independent co-location data center operator in Africa over the next five years.

The Candidate We are seeking a highly driven, quantitative, process & detail oriented and creative Sales Manager who will develop sales in Kenya. Specifically the role will involve

  • Identifying potential customers and work out a plan to engage with them
  • Follow up and develop proposals that go to customers with regular followup
  • Work on contracts in tandem with lawyers
  • Build sales collateral relevant for the industry of the customer’s engaged
  • Managing pipeline
  • Representing iColo at Industry event

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a team that is building a Pan African Network of Data Centers. The ideal candidate have the following qualifications:-

  • Completed a graduate business degree or MBA program in an analytical field or business field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance, Management etc.)
  • 1-4 years’ work experience in a quantitative field, technology or sales
  • A strong network in the IT and Financial Services sector in Kenya
  • Good Excel skills, financial modelling skills will be an excellent advantage
  • Can work in a non-office environment and is able to deliver without active supervision
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including advanced PowerPoint/presentation ability
  • Copious amounts of humor Compensation
  • Unique experience of working in Africa with cool people focused on building a great business
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Very attractive Bonus

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