Strategic Partner Manager

Central London
up to £52k pa pro rata
Start date:
Posted By:
Monika Pflicke
6 months MAT cover

Job Description:

We are recruiting for our global technology Client

This is 6 months, temporary PAYE role. Currently remote-must be based in the the UK,later from Central London quirky offices.


Strategic Partner Manager-

Energy providers

Location: London, Central

Duration: ASAP until 3rd of December 2021

Annual Bonus
rates: £42-£52k pa pro rata, DOE

This Partnerships team was formed with the purpose of bringing the best of company software and hardware to our users by bringing to market and distributing a company branded hardware portfolio. The team is responsible for managing all partnerships with carriers, retailers, energy providers and resellers worldwide.

The Energy team focuses on company branded smart-home and accessories. Our team is responsible for managing partnerships with our top Energy partners, including developing channel strategy, negotiating commercial terms, marketing and merchandising, and overall market share goals. We partner cross-functionally with marketing, product & engineering, finance and retail marketing teams internally, and with our retail counterparts across these disciplines.

About the job:

Job responsibilities

Work on the operational management and delivery of company smart-home, support sales planning and forecasting, promotional planning and merchandising.
Analysis of Nest products and competitor promotional performance to help create, adapt and mould ongoing strategy.
Operational account management, including the compiling of weekly trading reporting, promotional management, actualisation and execution.
Help set goals for product volumes and execution.

What makes this job unique:

As an Account Manager within our Partnerships team, you will work on the company engagements. You'll be involved in product launches, promotional planning, sell out tracking and collaborative forecasting. In addition, you will be part of a broader retail team focused on all aspects of our company energy business, including our growing hardware portfolio, and retail merchandising. You will partner cross-functionally with the marketing, engineering, finance, retail operations and product teams to drive success for our products through our retailers.

BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

Experience in the consumer electronics or consumer goods space, specialising in retail/online channels

Experience in sales/account management, channel management with consumer electronics or manufacturers, or working in telecommunications on device business and/or retail operations/management.

Project Management skills

Fluent in English

Analytical skills

Experience with planning and managing at the strategic and operational level within a retail/online sales environment with repeated financial and expansion success. Business development and sales experience within the consumer electronics and services industry. Relationship management experience, with a track record in reaching/exceeding quotas. Demonstrated strategic and analytical sales approach, with focus on building relationships with clients. Ability to manage ambiguity, solve problems and scale across a large organisation. Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.


We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.