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Target Account Manager

Paris, France

 What makes us Qlik


Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 45,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!


The Sales Organization 

The Sales Organization in Qlik is the primary connection to our customers and prospects; focusing on driving revenue in new accounts and expanding our presence in the territory's existing customer. The teams work geographically or are industry focused.


How you will spend your time as our next Target Account Manager


Your objective is to grow Qlik France revenues in the Named Accounts area: manage the sales cycle effectively leveraging a value selling approach to drive license revenue in the territory, leveraging our Partner network


If you want to work within a great team, like challenges, and have successful experience working as an Account Manager in an innovative and competitive environment in a software company, please join us!


If you have a passion for success, respect for commitments, willingness to manage important issues at the end of the day and you want to be the conductor of your own success and the success of Qlik France, this is a place for you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Independently identify and acquire new customers, as well as upsell to existing customer base on territory and exceed all business and revenue targets.
  • Maximize revenue potential in the Installed Base market directly and in collaboration with Qlik's partners and Qlik's Alliances team
  • Manage the designated territory as a business; incorporating customers, prospects, Qlik's partners, Qlik's marketing and Industry Forums.
  • In conjunction and strong collaboration with pre-sales, deliver successful “Proof of Concepts” events
  • Effectively manage and drive the sales cycle from prospection through to successful closure, leveraging a value selling approach
  • Engage and develop a strong network with decision makers/key influencers within the customer community and partner community 
  • Act as an ambassador for the French business on the Market lead and champion Qlik in this key business segment.
  • Drive customer success through strong understanding of their business and ability to strongly engage the Qlik value proposition within those customer communities. 
  • Build up a sustainable and robust pipeline quarter by quarter and ensure accurate and rigorous forecasting and account planning. 
  • Participate and act as spokesperson in trade show events, workshops and seminars as appropriate for the segment.
  • Develop long term and trustworthy and collaborative relationships across all levels within the customer/partner/Qlik community


You will be successful if you have


  • Results focused and ability to execute successful plans
  • Excellent communication, listening, presentation, and writing skills
  • Strong business orientation and commercial acumen
  • Demonstrable experience calling on and selling to senior decision makers – in both business and IT
  • Ability to qualify and prioritize prospects, and generate opportunities through prospecting, networking and relationship building
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • An outgoing, focused and organized person with a strong will to succeed
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to identify and understand key market drivers
  • Ability to react quickly and appropriately to new situations that arise suddenly.



  • 5+ years of experience direct solution selling in the territory.
  • 3+ years of experience with Business Intelligence Software or equivalent.
  • Strong record of achieving revenue quota, experience working with partners.
  • Fluent in French and English


Our way of giving back


To our communities, to the world, and to you is a core part of the culture at Qlik. We encourage our employees to participate in our numerous Corporate Responsibility Program initiatives.




The role is located in Paris, France. If you think this position is interesting, you are welcome with your complete application in English. Apply as soon as possible as we are working continuously with the applications for this assignment.


Qlik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category or characteristic.  We value the diversity of our workforce. If you need assistance due to disability during the application and/or recruiting process, please contact us via the Accessibility Request Form


Qlik is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Qlik via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Qlik. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Qlik as a result of the referral or through other means.  



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About Qlik

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, one where everyone can use data to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. Only Qlik offers end-to-end, real-time data integration and analytics solutions that help organizations access and transform all their data into value. Qlik helps companies lead with data to see more deeply into customer behavior, reinvent business processes, discover new revenue streams, and balance risk and reward. Qlik does business in more than 100 countries and serves over 50,000 customers around the world.