Applications Sales Representative (Remote) at Oracle Nigeria

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Oracle provides the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers including 100 of the Fortune 100 representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe.


We are recruiting to fill the position of:


Job Title: Applications Sales Representative

Location: Nigeria (Remote)




Applications Sales Representative (Remote) at Oracle Nigeria


About the Job
  • Oracle’s Utilities Global Business Unit (UGBU) provides commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software solutions for all major functions in the Utility Sector. These include Customer Care & Billing, Meter Data Management, Settlements, and Network & Outage Management.
  • Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utility companies of all types and sizes achieve a competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership.
  • Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific Customer Care & Billing, Customer Cloud Service, Network Management, Work and Asset management, and Meter Data Management applications with the capabilities of Oracle’s industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage.
  • The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments.
  • The Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit (UGBU) enhances the Oracle brand by delivering best of breed business solutions and professional services to the utility industries around the world.
  • Our customers value us above all other competitors because of our thought leadership, understanding of their needs, talents and superior ability to provide world-class solutions for the challenges they face. Our customer relationships can be leveraged by all of Oracle to grow Oracle’s relevance in our industries.
Detailed Description
  • Sells a subset of product or services directly or via partners to a large number of named accounts/non-named accounts/geographical territory (mainly Tier 3 accounts).
  • Primary job duty is to sell business applications software/solutions and related services to prospective and existing customers.
  • Manage sales through forecasting, account resource allocation, account strategy, and planning.
  • Develop solution proposals encompassing all aspects of the application. Participate in the development, presentation and sales of a value proposition.
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual agreement to close the sale. Identify and develop strategic alignment with key third party influencers.
  • Acknowledged authority within the Corporation.
  • Provides leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology.
  • To win new Applications license business in the Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit.
  • Reports to the EMEA VP Sales Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit
  • Has no direct reports, but leads the activities of virtual teams in support of opportunities.
  • Works in the utility industry on a defined set of accounts ranging from large global enterprises to mid-tier in the designated territory.
  • Identifies and segments all organizations that fall into their designated territory, plans and executes sales campaigns for their territory and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Engage with customers and prospects to present and sell Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit applications. Winning new license sales revenue in line with targets.
  • Works with appropriate Oracle Partners.
  • Works with other Lines of Business (LOBs)

Products and Solutions Sold Under this role:

  • Entire Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit product portfolio, please click on the hyperlink to review Products by Category.


Responsibilities / Accountabilities
  • Developing a strategy and sales plan to address the designated accounts/territory.
  • Strong focus on account selling – identify value proposition; whitespace; proactively propose applications to account.
  • Identify and grow partnerships to successfully address client’s needs and create differentiators.
  • Generating and following up on leads.
  • Marshalling internal and Partner resources to conduct the sales process.
  • Identifying and working with the appropriate people in Oracle and the Customer.
  • Facilitating and nurturing Senior Management relationships to generate active sponsorship of Oracle.
  • Maintaining an understanding of Oracle’s strategic direction and interpreting its relevance to the territory/industry.
  • Maintaining an awareness of Oracle Utilities’ current and future Application products and services.
  • Actively maintaining a depth of product knowledge of Oracle solutions in the utility market.
  • Research and communicate current industry trends, drivers and potential
  • Communicate the benefits of Oracle value propositions to the market
  • Work with appropriate people to coordinate marketing activities in order to generate leads.
  • Create and manage bids teams.
  • Produce an accurate weekly / monthly forecast and pipeline.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with other Oracle LOBs to ensure resources are made available as and when required.
  • Establish and maintain contractual agreements between Oracle and the Customers.
  • Maintain customer satisfaction with accounts throughout and beyond the implementation.
  • Operate in line with Oracle’s business processes and procedures.
  • Deliver and co-ordinate customer presentations and demonstrations
  • Attend Industry forums.


Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • 12 years applicable experience including 9 years of sales experience. Successful sales track record.
  • Ability to penetrate accounts, meet with stakeholders within accounts.
  • Oracle knowledge and/or knowledge of Oracle*s competitors. Interaction with C level players.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal /communication skills.
  • Excellent communication/negotiating/closing skills with prospects/customers.
  • Travel may be needed.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven track record in selling software applications/services to utility companies/ public sector in Western, Eastern Africa.
  • Excellent track record of meeting targets.
  • Demonstrated ability to close large complex deals.
  • Proven track record in building relationships at all levels within utility companies
  • Influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the utility industry drivers in Western, Eastern Africa.


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • As part of Oracle’s employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process.
  • This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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