Pre-Sales Solution Architect

June 2, 2022

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Clickatell

Clickatell is a world-class Chat Commerce company, ambitious to stay ahead of its competitors. We build our own culture in which we dream big and stay busy doing the right things. We need champions who understand the bigger picture, believe in making a difference and are able to connect the dots to achieve success. In our agile and demanding environment, you will be required to collaborate, ask the right questions and take the smart risk.
We call ourselves Champions. Why Champions? Because it’s not only about what we have done, but what we are doing and going to do. The way we do things, matter and influences how we drive our organization forward and deliver solutions to our customers. Watch this space as we blaze a new path while expanding across the globe.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Pre-Sales Solution Architect
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Sales
Job Purpose

The Pre-Sales Solution Architect is responsible for developing customer specific solutions and designing complex technical integrations with enterprise clients.
This is a critical role in helping the sales teams optimize and achieve their business objectives.

We Do The Right Things – Responsibilities of the Role

Work in close coordination with the Enterprise Sales team (i.e. Commercial Managers) to manage customer opportunities from presale discovery to customer success handoff.
Lead Chat Commerce technical engagements with clients and internal teams (Product Management, Engineering and Customer Success teams).
Develop and maintain technical documentation, presentations and client demos.
Respond to RFIs and RFPs as well as client technical queries relating to Clickatell’s offerings.
Identify potential client opportunities, recommend product improvements and develop best practice application of Clickatell solutions.
Positively impact revenue, closure rates and other key sales performance metrics.
Create solutions leveraging Clickatell capabilities to address customer needs.
Develop strong and professional relationships with stakeholders in a bid to delivering excellent customer experiences.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering).
Broad-based professional with 10+ years of relevant experience in business transformation and consumer journey design and development.
Knowledge of and experience with SOAP and RESTful APIs and Communication Protocols.
Excellent communication skills that convey information succinctly, professionally and in an engaging manner.
Problem-solving skills, logical thinking and analytical abilities.
Understanding of customer experience design.
Experience in high volume transactional solutions.
Demonstrable cross-functional collaboration.

A Bit About You:

You are a pacesetter, who is strong in execution and comfortable in a fast-paced environment and working across multiple projects simultaneously.
You set the priorities to deliver practical solutions for opportunities and change.
You achieve results though maximizing resources and leading the way to the best solutions.
You build and invest in relationships and influentially engage across teams, and with specialists, to brainstorm and arrive at the right answers.
You develop, finetune and manage processes and coach the team on procedures and adopting new techniques.
You are incredibly independent and a self-starter with a microscopic attention to detail.
You take initiative by being resourceful and proactive.

Benefits
Why You Should Join – Perks of the Role:

Medical Aid contribution
Pension fund contribution
Quarterly performance incentive bonus
Risk benefit company contributions
Reimbursable communications allowance for internet and mobile phone bills
Half-day off on your birthday
5 personal days leave a year, over and above your annual leave
Remote working and access to office hubs as required.
Home office set-up with laptop, monitor and other related items.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Stronger Together

Clickatell is unequivocally committed to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe that we are stronger together and that sameness limits our thinking and our opportunities.
You are welcome at Clickatell for who you are, no matter where you come from or what you choose to believe.
Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace.
But it isn’t just about a whole lot of different people working together all having their say – it is about us creating a place where we all feel that we belong.
It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world uses chat technology.

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