PartnerTechnology Strategist in Lagos, Nigeria

at Microsoft

Industry
Telecommunications
Specialization
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

• Enable partner technology capacity and capability that results in skilling of the individuals in the targeted partners as demonstrated by 3 successful sales wins per targeted workload at the partner
• Drive the Virtual Technical Solution Professional (V-TSP) Initiative in SMS&P through their targeted partner portfolio to allow scale co-selling in Corporate Accounts
• For those targeted on SMB: be inclusive of Distributor and VAR on product enablement in alignment with Cloud Enablement goals

The Partner Technology Strategist will
• Assess Capability: Determine the technology sales capacity and maturity of Partners by using a consistent assessment process
• Plan Capacity: Apply an established set of criteria to provide a foundation for the Microsoft Partner’s development plan, and establish “gives and gets” with the partner to enable execution
• Collaboration & Team Work: Help support the Partner business planning process, partner portfolio development, sales pipeline reviews, periodic business reviews. Key roles would be Partner Sales Manager, Partner Practice Recruiter, and Partner Sales Lead.
• Self-Development: PTS’s required to be Subject Matter Experts on stated workload and own V-TSP community.

Responsibilities

Key competencies required for this role include: Adaptability, Collaboration, Customer/Partner Focus, Drive for Results, and Influencing for Impact and Judgment. As this is an evolving role and mission, the most successful PTS will be creative in uncertain situations, have a thirsty curiosity, be a flexible team player, and possess a strong competitive and entrepreneurial spirit.

A proven track record of developing, implementing, & representing cross-group initiatives is critical. A BS/BA is required along with 10 years’ experience in a related field. Management Experience is a plus. Must be able to accommodate 30%+ travel requirements and the ideal location would be in WECA.

Job Profile:

The Partner Sales team has an opening for a Partner Technology Strategist.

To be successful in the market, Microsoft needs to develop presales and delivery capacity through enabling our partners. The PTS presents significant opportunities for Microsoft to win in the market through a deep and richly varied Partner ecosystem.

The PTS role is responsible for the technology enablement of all products with which we can build ‘active’ practices and growth and utilization of the Virtual Technical Solution Professional community.

Top Responsibilities Include:
• Enable partner technology capacity and capability that results in skilling of the individuals in the targeted partners as demonstrated by 3 successful sales wins per targeted workload at the partner
• Drive the Virtual Technical Solution Professional (V-TSP) Initiative in SMS&P through their targeted partner portfolio to allow scale co-selling in Corporate Accounts
• For those targeted on SMB: be inclusive of Distributor and VAR on product enablement in alignment with Cloud Enablement goals.

Requirements

The Partner Technology Strategist will
• Assess Capability: Determine the technology sales capacity and maturity of Partners by using a consistent assessment process
• Plan Capacity: Apply an established set of criteria to provide a foundation for the Microsoft Partner’s development plan, and establish “gives and gets” with the partner to enable execution
• Collaboration & Team Work: Help support the Partner business planning process, partner portfolio development, sales pipeline reviews, periodic business reviews. Key roles would be Partner Sales Manager, Partner Practice Recruiter, and Partner Sales Lead.
• Self-Development: PTS’s required to be Subject Matter Experts on stated workload and own V-TSP community

Key competencies required for this role include: Adaptability, Collaboration, Customer/Partner Focus, Drive for Results, and Influencing for Impact and Judgment. As this is an evolving role and mission, the most successful PTS will be creative in uncertain situations, have a thirsty curiosity, be a flexible team player, and possess a strong competitive and entrepreneurial spirit.

A proven track record of developing, implementing, & representing cross-group initiatives is critical. A BS/BA is required along with 10 years’ experience in a related field. Management Experience is a plus. Must be able to accommodate 30%+ travel requirements and the ideal location would be in WECA. 

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