Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections--whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible--providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.Job Title: Systems Engineering Manager, West AfricaThe Business EntityCisco Sales is all about Inspiring Dreams, Accelerating Growth, Connecting Worlds, Recognizing Wins, Respect and Enabling you to be your best. Does this sound intriguing to you? Welcome to Cisco.The TeamThis Systems Engineering Manager role will be part of Cisco's Maghreb Engineering team (Based in our office in Algiers, Algeria)! Do you want to be part of Cisco's most gifted, diverse and specialized Engineering team? This team's strength is recognizing technical and business model transitions early and guiding customers and Cisco to properly align for success.Role & ResponsibilitiesSenior Manager, Systems Engineer to provide leadership and guidance to an operation and regional teams in support of sales and development efforts. In this role, you will be planning the technical direction for the team, identifying expertise to grow the team as needed, and facilitating key partnerships between internal, partner, and client organizations. This is an ideal position for someone who has proven leadership skills and related industry and technical expertise to advance their career in management or sales. Recruit, hire and retain the right people to form a systems engineering team that drives sales. Coach and develop staff; provide performance management, development planning, salary planning and technical training.Plan, organize and direct the activities of a variety of Corporate and non-sales support groups to ensure the finalization of customer system needs.Continuous team development with regard to fast-paced and changing technology to ensure state-of-the-art readiness to apply diverse solutions to customer's networking requirements.Develop relationships with customers, vendors, partners and corporate service organizations to manage successful network implementations that allow customers to gain competitive advantage through use of Cisco technology.Coach the Systems Engineering team to drive an architectural approach to solving customers' business challenges. Focus the team on creating and sustaining high levels of customer satisfaction.