At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
Our Approach to Work
We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible – from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!
You will center your role on relationship management to achieve measurable results in increased revenue, market share, and depth within each partner sales team at the assigned Partner Accounts. Your success in this role will span the creation and execution of unique business plans with each potential partner. You’ll be measured primarily on the joint business executed with these strategic partners at an international level, working at the heart of the VAR & MSSP account teams. You will be collaborating with a variety of internal stakeholders including Global / International Account Directors.
Your focus will be to drive enhanced alignment between the sales teams at PAN+Partners, as well as driving execution with excellence across account planning and pipeline management on all joint opportunities.
Develop and execute business plans in collaboration with the Account Directors, driving all aspects of the partner relationship to maximize growth opportunities and ensuring the partner is well-positioned to deliver successful customer implementations and deployments
Work well in a team environment to ensure partner and customer satisfaction
Design a compelling value proposition that inspires this strategic partner to promote our solutions
Develop/activate services based on our emerging and established technologies increasing revenue growth, and liaise closely with our product teams to innovate new solutions and GTM strategies to drive new ways to differentiate in the market and take market share (drive scale)
Provide clear and consistent communication (internally and externally) across the region with partners to build strong partnerships throughout your assignment
Lead regular business performance and relationship reviews with senior management and various stakeholders
Build and maintain the activity of performance reports and activity dashboards
Experience in Channel Management, or Business Development roles within the enterprise software ecosystem and/or network security industry
Fluency in both German and English
Understanding of the local German market
Knowledge of sales, marketing, and solution development
Demonstrate strong initiative and ability to think creatively with excellent presentation, written, and overall communication skills
Consistent track record of leading complex sales situations through negotiation and conflict resolution
The channel organization at Palo Alto Networks is a strategic pillar for our continued growth within cybersecurity, and a critical component to accomplishing our mission. Channel development is an extension of the territory sales team, with the ultimate goal to train and enable our channel partners to become empowered in the use and sales of our products.
We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected] .
Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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