The Partner Account Manager (PAM) based in Japan will identify, recruit, enable and manage a regional partner eco-system within a geographic region. His/her focus will be fostering key strategic partnerships that are committed to driving both recurring and new business revenue growth for Minitab. The regional partner eco-system will align and be in full support of Minitab’s global go-to-market plan, the regional geographical operating plan, Minitab’s customer engagement lifecycle and value-based delivery approach. In addition, the PAM will be driving the necessary partner enablement programs along with the development and execution of annual partner business development plans. He/she will provide sales support on key active partner driven sales opportunities, understand and track their pipelines and leveraging the partner’s customer base for Minitab’s products, solutions and services. The types of partners in the desired eco-system include: system integrators, technology providers, complementary solutions providers, strategic consultants, value-added resellers, OEMs, distributors and resellers.
5+ years of indirect channel business development experience within enterprise software markets required with average annual partner revenue targets > 1M USD. Consistent achievement of 100%+ revenue and sourced pipeline quotas. Multi-channel experience and experience working collaboratively with internal direct sales and services team along with partner to close deals is strongly desired. Multi-lingual is required in some regions. Fluent Japanese and English communication skills a minimum requirement. Business Intelligence and or Statistical Analytics experience is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree required. General familiarity with structured value based and/or consultative selling methodologies and processes required.