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Solutions and Applications Specialist
Sharp Electronics Europe Ltd
Stockley Park Office (Heathrow)
Permanent / Full Time

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We are looking for a Solutions & Applications Specialist to be based at Stockley Park, our European Head Quarters. You will provide Subject Matter expertise in the application of software solutions, in relation to Sharp office products: predominantly Sharp MFPs and Printers. Prior experience in a Presales role with an MFP manufacturer is ideal.  

Key Responsibilities:
Provide expertise on technical & architectural matters around the Sharp services and solutions portfolio for office MFP and printers, and Document solutions.
Provide advice and expertise on MFP and printer related security
Continuously develop, promote and grow the solutions portfolio for Sharp Europe, focussing on market trends and emerging needs, the Sharp core technologies - Open Systems Architecture and Cloud APIs - and being competent & knowledgeable on Sharp partner developed applications & Sharp developed software 
Delivery of new solutions to market following the product launch process, leading new initiatives and training of improved features & functions 
Participate in the development of strategies, support the transitioning of the strategies into product plans, development and successful sales
Support Sharp sales companies in Europe, liaising with Product Managers, sales teams, solution pre-sales specialists and end customers, investigating demands and requests to develop successful sales.  
Support developer programs around Sharp embedded technologies, Sharp OSA and Cloud APIs
Support the creation of marketing collaterals, training guides and white papers to expand channel sales opportunities.
Work closely with colleagues in USA and Japan to help create Global strategies 

Experience / Qualifications

Strong background in Solutions pre-sales activities: - Solutions design, specification, demonstration, customisation & problem resolution
Excellent communication skills and commercial mind
In depth experience of working with 3rd party software solutions for connectivity, business process automation, user & output management in association with MFP, IFPD and LFD devices 
Good understanding of Cloud services, internet, network systems, protocols and services.
Good understanding of MFP and printer security.

Experience in Cloud & Mobile application development & deployment

Commercial thinking and Cost awareness
Planning and Organising
Analysing and Researching
Persuading and Influencing
Collaboration and Co-operation
Presenting and Communicating Information

About Sharp Electronics Europe
At Sharp Electronics Europe, the European subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation - a company known worldwide for its ground-breaking electronic products and solutions – our mission is to develop innovative products that support individual expression. Creating life-enhancing experiences that let you Be Original. 
Sharp business products boost your productivity and reduce costs. With a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning document management and display solutions, Sharp helps businesses to create, manage, visualise and share information. From MFPs to document management solutions, video walls to interactive flat panel displays, Sharp’s expanding range of workplace technologies and services are designed to support new ways of working, whether it’s for your home or organisation, we provide the solutions you’re looking for.
Sharp is a leading specialist in solar energy solutions, with over 55 years’ experience in creating safe, efficient, sustainable energy. Our products help businesses and homeowners take control of their electricity costs and reduce their environmental impact.
We are dedicated to improving people's lives through the use of advanced technology and a commitment to innovation, quality, value, and design. We invite you to find out more about us at www.sharp.eu
How to Apply:
To apply now, click on “Apply Online”. All candidate applications are reviewed in accordance with the criteria outlined for the job role.


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