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Senior Sales Manager

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Aug 1, 2024

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Cognizant is looking for a senior sales & account management individual as our Client Relationship Manager (CRM) to manage, retain and develop the accounts / portfolio in Hong Kong market while continuing to focus on growth.

Summary of Role

As a Client Relationship Manager, you will be key contributors to growing business and managing customers of Cognizant IT and Consulting Business. You will support the Client Partners and act as business owners for assigned accounts, managing the day-to-day activities and P&L of these accounts. You will proactively identify new and expansion opportunities on accounts and plan for and close the extension of existing agreements. You will works with delivery teams to maximize renewal business, optimizing the resource mix and navigating scope changes to ensure client expectations are met. You will work towards establishing a positive client experience through delivery excellence. This role is a highly visible role, providing challenging opportunity and will require high amount of commitment, business acumen, leadership qualities and motivated attitude to perform well.

Role Responsibilities
  • Serve as the primary management contact and client liaison and develop 'Trusted Advisor' relationships with CxOs and other key stakeholders
  • Responsible for managing the P&L of portfolio, business planning / budgeting
  • Drive account mining / penetration strategies and actively manage pipeline for growth and development of the account / portfolio
  • Negotiate commercial terms of engagement
  • Manage client expectations, provide updates to the senior management, and participate in steering review meetings
  • Identify strategic initiatives that help clients' business achieve their goals and drive transformational programs
  • Work with the delivery team and third-party vendors to ensure that project risks are minimized and project goals are met
  • Provide thought leadership and innovation in managing strategic customers.
Experience & Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in account management, domain consulting, business development activities in IT service industry with proven track record in managing global and local clients
  • Seasoned business development professional with excellent track record in managing, retaining and developing business
  • Strong knowledge of Hong Kong market across technology and business segments and industries
  • Experience and knowledge in latest digital innovations and experience in selling transformation solutions
  • Experience in an onsite / offshore model
  • Strategic thinking, confident and the ability to plan ahead and stay the course
  • Proven track record of improving business performance and winning deals
  • Experience navigating in a large organization and working in a multi-dimensional matrix
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural and geographically distributed teams. Should be a team person and able to lead different teams to a common goal
  • Strong negotiation, communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to communicate in local languages will be an added advantage

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