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Strategic Alliances Manager, Central Europe

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Germany - Germany - Remote



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Description & Requirements


Job Summary/Description:

As part of the International Alliances organization, the Alliances Manager , is responsible for : identifying and recommending potential partnership opportunities, managing senior relationships with partners in Central Europe; direct and indirect revenue growth, and increased market penetration and visibility. This is an opportunity for an experienced alliance manager to:

Work closely with the executive, product, technology, sales, marketing and legal teams to launch new partnerships and ensure that partnership strategy is in line with business initiatives throughout the organization.
Assist in the negotiation and execution of partnership agreements.
Maintain direct and active relationships with partners, including proactively resolving business, technical, and sales channel issues and serving as an internal advocate.
Partners sales enablement.
Help set and drive product strategy and new business opportunities with key partners.
Define partnership requirements, produce qualitative and quantitative analysis of program performance, aggregate feedback, and explore new strategic opportunities.
Keep up to date on industry news and trends to drive strategy.
Recruit new Partners (SI, Referral, Channel Resellers) where needed
Manage forecast and pipeline with partners
Work closely with both Sales Management and Account executives on key deals with partners
Work closely with Value Engineering inside UKG to educate partners in value proposition of UKG


Competencies required:

At least 10 years of business development and/or channel sales experience in the technology industry
Experience building trusted relationships with strategic partners
Strong influencer skills and ability to find the “win-win” scenario for all constituents
Demonstrable experience of navigating and managing complex partner relationships
Demonstrable experience of building and managing a pipeline
Excellent written and verbal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels from end users to technical and business leads to senior decision-makers
Understanding of multi-channel sales models and developing win-win strategies
Ability to travel internationally and work effectively as a mobile team member
German native

Corporate overview

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