IT Technical Sales and Account Manager apprenticeship OPALTEC INTERNATIONAL LTD

As a Key Account Manager with OpalTec International, you will be responsible for fostering relationships with key customers within the Retail, Transport & Logistics, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Hospitality sectors.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237791

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Key Account Manager with OpalTec International you will be responsible for fostering relationships with key customers within the Retail, Transport & Logistics, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Hospitality sectors. You will be using your strong communications skills to identify and develop business opportunities for supply chain technology and services including Mobile Computing, Barcode Scanning, RFID, Label Printing and associated services. Responsibilities:

 Mapping target accounts and building relationships with key customers via phone and other lead generation methods

 Using and maintaining customer information and opportunities in OpalTec’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM system

 Identifying new opportunities within your customer base and securing orders to ensure sales targets are consistently met

 Collaborate and gain support from OpalTec Commercial, Technical, Logistics and Finance teams to ensure successful outcomes

The training you will be getting

Apprentices will work towards the IT technical Salesperson apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills in maths and English if required. Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed.


CORE MODULES Sales Concepts This module provides learners with an understanding of the various concepts involved in the sales process. Key Topics:

• Principles and ethics of sales

• Delivering value to the customer

• Sales life cycle

• Sales techniques and processes IT Fundamentals

This module provides learners with a practical understanding of the fundamentals of computer systems Key Topics:

• Basic elements and architecture of computer systems

• Principles of secure coding

• Data storage

• Networking Sales Techniques

This module provides learners with a practical understanding of sales techniques. Key Topics:

• Negotiating sales

• Handling objections

• Closing Sales Business Context

This module provides learners with an understanding of the wider business context as related to sales. Key Topics:

• Business systems life cycle

• Business strategy

• The role of IT within a business

• Organisational procedures Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

This module will prove that you understand cloud concepts; core Microsoft 365 services and concepts; security, compliance, privacy and trust in Microsoft365; and Microsoft 365 pricing and support. Key Topics:

• Understand cloud concepts

• Understand core Microsoft 365 services and concepts

• Understand security compliance, privacy and trust in Microsoft 365

• Understand Microsoft 365 pricing and support Communications

This module provides learners with a practical understanding of the various methods and techniques of communications used in the business context.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential full-time role upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Agile, Analytical skills, IT skills, Logical, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

OpalTec International Ltd is a leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions, including barcode scanning, mobile computing, wireless networking, thermal printing and RFID. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom. OpalTec has a team of experienced engineers and consultants who are dedicated to helping customers improve their business processes through the use of mobile technology.

Employer

OPALTEC INTERNATIONAL LTD

Address

118 Burcott Road

Avonmouth

BS11 8AB

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Training

Training provider

THE IT SKILLS MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

IT technical salesperson

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 May 2024