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Sr. Renewals Account Representative

Req id:  24309

Cork, C, IE Virtual, IE Reading, GB Virtual, GB



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The opportunity: 

We are seeking a fluent German speaker for a permanent contract reporting to the Manager, Maintenance Renewals.


This position is focused on relationship management, selling the value of OpenText Maintenance and Support Programs and driving retention as well as growth.


Quoting, positioning upsells, regular follow-up and closing renewals are primary responsibilities. Strong organisational skills and the ability to accurately forecast are required, concurrently you will be responsible for identifying and conducting gap analysis and process improvement


You are great at:

  • Providing exceptional service by reaching out via phone on a consistent basis and building strong customer relationships. In addition, providing a consultative and proactive process to producing competitive renewal quotes.
  • Consulting with internal sales teams to prepare renewal quotes, overcome objections through process of negotiation and adjust quotes as required to ensure competitiveness of the solution being presented to the customer.
  • Maintaining and updating reporting systems used for research and providing accurate forecasts within a sales support territory.
  • Cultivating strong business relationships with the Account Executives and other stakeholders.
  • Developing ongoing lead generation and pipeline through innovation and customer insight to gain new maintenance renewal contracts, while continuously selling the high value of OpenText’s support programs.
  • Becoming a trusted advisor for the Customer for their support needs. Cultivating an environment of mutual value recognised between OpenText and our customers.
  • Utilising departmental standard operating procedures to bring renewal contracts in at full value and on time.
  • Taking ownership of the contracts assigned to you. A strong sense of urgency is required to manage your portfolio resulting in full value, on time renewals.
  • Demonstrating high attention to detail to review and process incoming purchase orders and payments.
  • Consistently looking to enhance the renewal process and procedures while working to achieve an exceptional team environment.


What it takes:

  • Prior experience working in a sales oriented, lead generation or renewals environment.
  • Exceptional communication both written and verbal, with the ability to listen and understand client needs and focus the content.
  • Ability to think outside the box when researching leads for expanding new maintenance contracts and finding new and creative ways to show how OpenText products can help the client achieve their goals.
  • Strong desire in establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients.
  • Ability to work cross functionally with a dynamic team who rely on each other to achieve overall corporate goals.
  • Goal-oriented, positive, a self-starter, with strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Track record of autonomy, ownership and execution.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritise work effectively.
  • Proven experience working in a fluid environment that is ever growing and changing.
  • Fluent German.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

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