Major Account Manager - Norway

We are currently seeking a seasoned major accounts sales professional to manage and drive sales engagements into a set of large enterprise accounts. In this position, you will play a key role in navigating complex accounts in order to generate and deliver winning proposals, contract bids, statements of work, and RFI/RFP responses. You will be expected to meet/exceed sales quota by creating and implementing strategic account plans targeting enterprise wide deployments of the Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Security Platform. Partnering with an SE, you will displace competing technologies and build market share within your targeted list of major accounts.


• Acquire and manage major accounts within your region
• Employ world-class account management skills to identify cross-selling and up-selling opportunities within targeted major accounts
• Conduct highly effective presentations to C level executives
• Develop and execute sales strategies and tactics that maximise Palo Alto Networks opportunity within major customer environments
• Perform high level sales planning, leading to accurate forecasting of the business
• Build relationships with and sell through channel partners


• BS technical degree or equivalent
• 10+ years of above quota sales experience
• Prior experience selling network infrastructure based security appliances including but not limited to: Firewalls, SSL/IPSec VPNs, Security Proxies and Caches
• Self-motivated to deliver above sales goals
• Strong communication in Norwegian and English (written and verbal)
• Practical knowledge of routing and switching products that will be installed adjacent to the Palo Alto Networks appliances is preferred .

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