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Global Head Of Global Systems Integrator Alliances

MBR Partners
MBR Partners
London , Paris , Munich , Dallas , Madrid , New York , San Francisco

The Company
Our client is one of the fastest growing Software companies that own the number one operating system in the cloud sold across the globe as one of the most popular development platforms. Our client`s renown Product is the fastest growing enterprise platform, the leading platform for public cloud compute, and the engineer's favorite path to dive into the future. Their aim is to help the enterprise welcome open source from end to end, across every category of compute and application, starting with infrastructure solutions such as Kubernetes and OpenStack, to data, analytics, security and serverless capabilities. Their clients range from Global 500 enterprises and telcos, and managed service providers at big scale, to fast-moving startups.
Our client provides managed services, commercial support, training and consulting services to their clients who are deploying their Product. They also support technical staff and partners to provide best guidance and practices across their projects.
The Opportunity
Global System Integrators (GSI) play a vital role in the Company`s growth plans in the coming three years.
Reporting to the VP Global Alliances and Channels, the Global Head of GSI Alliance will be responsible for helping partners to bloom and grow their business with the Company services and solutions. The role will involve managing a small global team (around 5 heads).
The role will work closely with their GSI partners throughout their sales cycles and across their sales organizations to facilitate The Company`s Product based solutions and opportunities, as well as help GSI build long term digital transformation platforms with The Company`s Product stacks and services.
Thei successful candidate will be responsible for building trusted relationships with partners, increasing the clients`s market share and attach rate, transform about the partnership and lead all business interactions from engineers to CxO level. The Head of Global Systems Integrator Alliances will own the strategy, the sell-to, sell-through and sell-with motions with the GSI and will animate many sales event, customer workshops, executive engagements and public presentations.

Build strategic relationships with partners at levels, and stickiness with the Company`s Product technology
Deep understanding of Linux and cloud software ecosystem, and opensource selling models
Negotiate contracts and commercial business terms
Deep understanding of partner organizations and sales models, in particular with Global System Integrators
Work closely with marketing, sales engineering and product management to deliver on targets, objectives and provide a voice of the partner
Lead executive interlocks between partners and the Company`s leadership team
Ability to travel - sometimes internationally - up to 40% of the time


Passionate about the Company`s products and mission
Vast experience in alliance or indirect sales management roles
Vast experience with OpenStack, virtualization, containers and other Cloud technologies.
Disciplined, autonomous, hands-on, get-it-done mentality
Ability to seize customer requirements, assess gaps, spot and generate opportunities
Comfortable in fast-paced and high pressure environments with ambitious achievement goals
Excellent communication and presentation skills


Learning and Development
Annual Compensation Review
Recognition Rewards
Annual Leave
Priority Pass for travel

Please disregard any references to salary banding on the advert as the candidate will be evaluated on their merit, on not necessarily adhere to the salary stated on the job description.

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