Business Program Manager

Microsoft - Dubai

As a part of the Microsoft Worldwide Enterprise Account Team Unit, the Partner Engagement Framework Director is responsible for accelerating Global System Integrator (GSI) engagement with the sales team. The Director is the key evangelist for partner solutions with the Microsoft field sales teams and clearly articulating the partner’s value propositions to the Microsoft teams to foster proactive engagement with Field sellers. The ideal candidate is a strong leader capable of establishing strategy and driving organizational alignment. This individual deeply understands the GSI business model and can assess new opportunities and establish innovative and breakthrough approaches to bridge the partners with Microsoft sales team. This role requires close engagement with the Worldwide enterprise commercial and industries sales teams, WW One Commercial Partner, Go-To-Market team, and Sell-With team.

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  • Drive culture change in Account Team Unit (ATU) field teams on partner integration and leading with partner in planning and co-selling.
  • Drive initiatives to mainstream partner in Enterprise segment.
  • Partner with GSI Program Lead and Industry partner leads to support driving key industry GTM motions (Industry Clouds & Industry Priority Scenarios) through partner success.
  • Work with Co-sell teams to drive co-selling initiatives and programs.
  • Contribute to programs design, process, and KPIs development to driver higher co-sell with partner motion across enterprise account teams in the field.
  • Strive for environment of continuous improvement, with active feedback loop with field and corporate stakeholders and active plan tracking with a focus on key improvements.
  • 5+ years' professional experience in a business program management, sales, or marketing-related role.
  • 2+ years’ experience executing Enterprise scale enablement programs.
  • Experience working with GSI partners.
  • Experience of designing, building, and executing highly successful programs.
  • Experience of managing a complex portfolio of projects, on time, on budget and with high quality
  • Good working knowledge of Enterprise business, and enterprise sales teams..
  • Experience presenting to and communicating with senior levels internally and externally (Partners and Customers).
  • Strong analytical skills with good finance and business acumen.
  • Highly adaptable, strong collaborator, fierce advocate, and positive influencer.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent required - MBA desirable.
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