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Partnership Manager

Posted By Pamela WiatrCentral London - Hybrid (3 days on-site)


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£101.000 per annum, pro rata- PAYE

Start Date:


Are you ready to step into a pivotal role that combines strategic thinking, relationship building, and innovation? Join our client’s vibrant team as a Partnership Manager. This temporary opportunity, spanning from March to November 2024, shaping the future of partnerships and collaboration. Your fluency in Russian is a valuable asset.


Strategy Contribution:

  • Manage high-stakes partner relationships to drive broader partner strategy.
  • Contribute to creating, negotiating, and implementing effective business development agreements.
  • Assist in account/partner scoping, development, and prospecting decisions.

Project Management:

  • Own budgetary requirements and ensure technical and business justification for project needs.
  • Allocate resources within projects, addressing external factors impacting execution.

Challenge and Innovation:

  • Resolve partner issues with multiple approaches to achieve optimal solutions.
  • Innovate by building new processes and procedures to anticipate and address future challenges.

Proactive Business Growth:

  • Identify opportunities to grow business in the ecosystem, including setting up new partnerships.

Influence and Expertise:

  • Collaborate across teams and with external partners to align resources for go-to-market strategy.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for managed partners and industry/vertical/market.

Responsibilities under the Manager:

  • Drive partner engagement, track business metrics, and build business forecasts.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with external partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Drive end-to-end partner experience, from negotiating contracts to resolving partner issues.


Consultative Skills:

  • Understand stakeholder needs through dialogue before making recommendations.

Contract Knowledge:

  • Interpret legal documents, collaborate with attorneys to ensure contract language reflects business needs.

Customer Engagement:

  • Utilize questioning techniques to understand underlying beliefs, motivations, and causes.

Customer Research:

  • Understand the customer’s organization, industry, competition, and end-customers.

Data-driven Analysis:

  • Combine technical and financial data to position the value of products and solutions.

 Industry Expertise (Tech):

  • Analyze and apply industry, market, and organizational information to strategies.

Negotiation Skills:

  • Navigate through the sales process using techniques to achieve mutually agreed outcomes.

Operations Management:

  • Leverage business practices to ensure efficient and effective outcomes.

Opportunity Management:

  • Discover opportunities to deliver expanded customer value throughout the entire sales/customer lifecycle.

Relationship Building:

  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with stakeholders, regardless of background.

Situational Leadership:

  • Interact confidently with senior leaders, addressing concerns or issues professionally.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Positively influence individuals in a customer’s organization to make conscious decisions.

If you are interested and the role sounds like you, apply today!

The next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates by EOD on Friday 9th February 2024.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.