Vacancy: Junior Presales Engineer

Vacancy: Junior Presales Engineer


Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 11 March 2022 @ 17h00 

Junior Presales Engineer Role Description

Reporting to the HP Brand Executive, the successful candidates will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  • Target Management
    o Managing and report back weekly and/or monthly pipeline
    o Achievement of Sell Out Target Monthly on HPE
    o Meeting the monthly sales target/closing deals

  • Client Management
    o Advise customers as well as internal and external sales teams
    o Increase vendor product coverage for HPE

  • Vendor Relationship
    o Making sure that relationships are maintained with key HPE contacts that are required to be successful
    o Attend product training updates at Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    o Will have access to internal HPE pre-sales engineer as support role

  • Quoting & Sales
    o Compilation of quotations on Hewlett Packard Enterpriseo Solution scoping and design
    o Attending to sales calls/enquiries
    o Knowledge on how special bids and pricing work

  • HPE Certification
    o Complete training on the Hewlett Packard Enterprise online portal and become certified
    o Knowledge and understanding of server, storage, and networking technologies

Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric with mathematics is essential and a sales/technical tertiary qualification and/or relevant diploma is optional.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ IT Enterprise experience is preferred
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels including high profile clients and projects 
  • Established habit of working smart without close supervision, with a “Service Orientated” attitude
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license
  • Good time management and well organized i.e., deadline driven, able to plan and prioritize a high workload
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused and delivering above average customer service i.e., customer satisfaction principles and practices
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile and succeed
  • Technology driven
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others)
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome)
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner)
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement)
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact / channel for Communication between parties)
  • Written and verbal communication (convey information through written / verbal instruction)
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures)
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to, and attend to detail)

Personal Attributes


  • Dynamic and outgoing individual 
  • Well-groomed and presentable
  • Well organized individual
  • High attention to detail
  • Positive Individual
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • A high level of perseverance 
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic 
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Analytical thinker 
  • Problem Solver

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.