Client Relationship Manager

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago


Role: Client Relationship Manager (Sales) – O&G/Petrochemical

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Geographic Coverage: United Arab Emirates

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior level “Client Relationship Manager (Sales)” in Saudi Arabia to sell the full suite of Cognizant’s services and solutions (including Custom Application Development & Maintenance, Engineering & Testing Services, Infrastructure Solutions, Business Consulting Services, Business Process Services, and Information Technology Services). The Account Executive is focused on scaling acquisition accounts within Petrochemical and Oil & Gas industry before transitioning these to a larger Client Leadership team. Focus is on hunting opportunities within acquisition accounts, operating as the account lead where no Client Partner is assigned.

Role Responsibilities
Work closely with leadership to define and execute sales strategies
Maintain and build consistent sales pipeline, and deliver sales results
Bid management and responding to RFP’s
Manage multiple sales cycles simultaneously
Prepare accurate sales forecasts and report/provide status updates to the business
Build and manage relationships with key decision makers
The candidate will be a blend of an articulate visionary who has experience and enjoys working with technology.
In this role, the candidate will be seen as a trusted advisor to the customer and be an influencer within Cognizant.
Experience & Skills
At least 10 years of experience in a Sales/Business Development role and experience in IT services sales
Proven track record in strategic solution selling
Familiar with cloud services sales with good knowledge of the hyperscalers
Proven ability to manage highly complex, sometimes political and lengthy sales cycles
Experience in new account wins and also in account management where you are able to sell through existing channels
Previous experience negotiating and handling sizeable complex deals
Strong presentation skills
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Must have excellent relationships with CxO in leading organizations in KSA
Extensive understanding in the overall Software development life cycle (SDLC) and IT Enabled services & solutions to be able to promote Cognizant’s services
Key Areas Of Skill Include
Must have worked in a consulting organization advising blue chip clients
Experience working with clients at senior positions
Experience with building solutions that address business needs
Experience delivering innovative solutions to complex problems
A big picture thinker with the ability to articulate complex solutions in a simple way
Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Jan 20 2023

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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