Salesforce.com, Inc Partner Sales Manager, ANZ Public Sector in Sydney, Australia

Job CategoryAlliances & Channels

Job Details

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World’s Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for six years running. The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1/1/1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world. Salesforce is a team sport, and we play to win. Join us!

We are looking for a highly motivated leader and team player to join the Alliances and Channel Sales Go-To-Market (GTM) team to design, launch and support a plan to accelerate and scale the growth of our business with SI partners across the ANZ Public Sector market. The GTM Manager will be responsible for developing the core of our SI partner ecosystem. This role will report to the RVP GTM Alliances, ANZ

This is a key and strategic role that requires a balance of strategy with a strong roll-up your sleeves and ‘get it done’ mentality. Success requires the design and execution of a plan to develop and accelerates the growth of our partner ecosystem across Public Sector

You are a highly motivated team player with expertise working in a fast paced, cross-functional manner. You have the ability to establish broad senior level relationships. You have a proven track record on delivering results and getting things done. You are smart, have strong business acumen, with the ability to make a notable impact within your first 90 days at Salesforce. You are able to effectively communicate and build relationships with SI, ISV partners and executive leaders in the partner ecosystem.

Key to the position is effective collaboration with multiple cross-functional stakeholders, including sales, alliances, marketing, legal, operations and SI partners. Maintains a deep understanding of Salesforce technology and articulates Salesforce propositions to new and growing partners. This individual will hold the accountability for achieving and exceeding the performance targets jointly established with SI partners in the ANZ Public Sector market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage to make an impact within your first 90 days. Drive to succeed and results focused

  • Excellent understanding of growing and sustaining businesses in a highly competitive and changing marketplace

  • Assess gaps and prioritize development/investment based on yield analysis. Perform all aspects of partner development, including: identification of partner segments, relationship definition, launch activities, partner competency requirements and certification, partner economic value proposition, incentives, and benefits.

  • Execute the development of our SI Partner Sales strategy in ANZ Public Sector

  • Provide consistent partner management to ensure that our Systems Integrator partners are developing their sales, pre sales and delivery capabilities in line with Salesforce strategy.

  • Experience recruiting, developing and managing a partner base

  • Work with Salesforce SI partners to generate new business in existing accounts and in new markets, as well as ensuring our partners assist in delivering successful CRM and Platform projects in a defined territory or region.

  • Ability to liaise with and motivate individuals at all levels of the partner relationships

  • Politically astute, good understanding of business, and able to ascertain key decision makers

  • Initiate and conduct sales readiness training events

  • Work with marketing to plan marketing events

Qualification/Experience:

  • 10+ Years software & application sales and/or alliance management experience

  • Proven Public Sector track record with relevant customer relationships

  • Proven ability to hold senior level relationships within the Partners to ensure right sponsorship and engagement

  • Proven ability to assess territory and alignment of strategies to support Public Sector Partners to grow

  • Experience as an Alliance manager influencing and building bench strength in business focused SI organizations.

  • Ability to work across Public Sector team to build partner specific plans by AE to ensure we have the right mix to support execution

  • Must be comfortable with complexity, and thinking on multiple levels of abstraction; demonstrates use of critical thinking techniques.

  • Strategic thinker with who is able to blend consulting and business strategy to develop compelling plans for new partner initiatives.

  • Comfortable working with multiple internal teams, from individual contributors to senior executives, as well as building/maintaining relationships with clients, partners, etc.

  • Experience with creating and building differentiated relationships with partners in the SI community.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive significant revenue through SI partnerships.

  • History of successfully developing and leading multiple strategic partnerships

  • Good knowledge of Salesforce technology and applications products/solutions, platform and SaaS

  • Excellent spoken and written communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills

  • Sound business acumen skills; thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Track record of exceeding sales quota, accountable for partner driven revenue to Public Sector accounts.

  • Willing and able to travel.

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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World's Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years running. The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1/1/1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world. Salesforce is a team sport, and we play to win. Join us!