Productive and fun workplace where I'm in control of my tasks or projects and I'm accountable for my deliverables
Pros: taking own initiative for driving tasks or projects at hand, work life balance, work extended hours when situation demands and take time offs during off peak workloads
Cons: short notice deadlines from customers causing extended hours of work
A typical day at work starts with technical sales for existing customers - jobs in progress, follow up, completion of a task, generating new leads for sales opportunity.
Learnt techniques and approaches to pursuade customers & internal team for their buy in for the proposed solution.
Me and My solid line manger sit in different country. I support – more... dedicated customer teams on the ground and sometimes regional customer teams on need basis. I usually work independantly but for complex tasks or projects that may be beyond my technical competence or bandwidth shortage, I do seek help from line manager for support or resourcing.
My co-workers range from technical sales, Business leaders, finance & accounts, logistics, deployment teams. Interacting, talking in right language, setting clear expectations & priorities, delegating is key to success at my work. This at times can be stressfull and create conflicts. But I always seek to resolve conflicts constructively to put my team or company objectives first and set aside personal differences.
The ever changing customer or technical requirements can be at times very stressfull and challenging with stiff deadline and can force to extended hours of work on weekdays or weekends.
When hard work brings new business for us, customer satisfaction - its gives immense joy & pride and sense of ownership for doing more good jobs. – less