Senior Corporate Account Manager - Central Government

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Senior Corporate Account Manager - Central Government

  • Kista, Stockholm County, Sweden
  • Full_time

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What we're looking for:

Job Title: Corporate Account Manager Government

The Corporate Account Manager establishes strategic relationships and delivers business outcomes with Citrix products and services direct to our top named government accounts. You use your experience in selling complex software solutions in the public sector to effectively build and lead teams of resources to achieve established account strategies within our most important government agencies and higher educational institutions in Sweden.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

· Demonstrated track record of building strategic contacts at CIO, head of authority and executive level and interact strongly with customer at the Senior Management level.

· Provides day to day leadership and may act as a team leader.

· Identify, develop, execute, and maintain account strategies to drive adoption of Citrix products and services revenue within assigned public sector authorities and higher educational institutions.

· Take on responsibility for overall project management – from acquisition of new IT projects to coordination of project participants.

· Draw up and implement analysis of key public sector accounts, using EMEA methodology.

· Carry a revenue quota to meets or exceed sales targets and demonstrate continuous progress towards achieving account strategies.

· Establish and lead teams of internal and external resources to identify, pursue, and close specific opportunities consistent with account strategies.

· Establish and maintain close relationships with inside sales, systems engineers, consultants, and sales specialists to access and leverage from appropriate internal resources.

· Establish and maintain relationships with resellers, system integrators, and any other external partner to develop and achieve account strategies and opportunity plans.

· Understand and navigate account procurement practices to successfully negotiate profitable licensing contracts.

· Drive timely resolution of customer issues and ensures high levels of customer satisfaction with Citrix products and services.

· Serve as the primary client contact for non-technical or support issues requiring escalation.

· Provide regular and efficient updates on assigned accounts to sales management.

· Ensure accurate and timely forecasts and management reporting in SalesForce.com.

Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities):

· Proven ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal marketing, technology, implementation, and product development teams.

· Strong consultative selling ability – critical questioning, listening, analytical, negotiation, communication, and presentation.

· Demonstrated ability to develop and articulate compelling qualitative and quantitative business cases for IT solutions.

· Proven ability to manage long, complex sales cycles from beginning to end.

· Proven ability to lead and close large complex deals with public sector accounts.

· Demonstrated knowledge of public account sales techniques and processes including the ability to understand customer needs, overcome objections, develop business cases, influence and respond to public tenders and negotiate and close deals.

· High energy, motivated self-starter attitude

· Solid understanding of Citrix competitive domain and technologies.

Basic Requirements:

· Extensive sales experience, with at least 5 years selling software to large public sector accounts.

· Experience working with external partners to develop and close business within public sector in Sweden.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively present to both technical and executive audiences in the local language and in English.

· Experience in negotiating complex software licensing agreements.

· Track record of meeting or exceeding enterprise sales quotas in excess of $5+ million a year.

· Network of enterprise “reference contacts” with whom one has built a trust relationship and with whom one can gain an audience to present Citrix solutions and identify opportunities.

· Experience in solution selling of cloud based technologies in Iaas, Paas and Saas leading with customer business outcomes that drive long term cloud adoption and usage

Functional Area:

Corporate Account Manager


What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.


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