Global Partner Manager

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 212329

External Description:

Partnership Account Manager / Sr. Partnership Account Manager (PAM)


Location: US Virtual


Teradata is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to be primarily responsible for developing and managing key Teradata partnerships and corresponding solutions on a global basis. Teradata is the leader in data management and data platforms for analytics.  The candidate for this role will be responsible for building and owning partner relationships within external Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and leveraging the partnership internally and externally to deploy new solutions; enabling and driving sales of subsequent joint solutions is a key focus of the position. Positioning the partnership with field sales, developing appropriate joint marketing plans/activities, and deploying key partnership solution content are key aspect of this position as well.  Responsibilities include relationship and program management, contract management, funnel management, governance, collaborating with product management on roadmap and supporting the GTM sales teams and regional partner organizations. It will be important for this person to work with several different stakeholders in deploying these solutions including executives, corporate marketing personnel, global industry marketing and solutions, field sales, product management and professional services.

Applicants should have a proven track record in partnership management or experience working with Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) and cloud providers. The scope of the role includes identification of new business opportunities with or through the new partners, including growth within existing Teradata accounts, management of the relationships and sales engagement process to gain agreement with requisite stakeholders on execution.  The role will require exceptional execution skills and interpersonal skills, strong technical skills, and a deep understanding of Teradata strategies and business model

Key Responsibilities  

Drive increased adoption of Teradata with new Teradata solutions via the partnership

Create, develop and execute functional specific initiatives and solutions in line with Teradata’s strategic objectives and yearly targets.

Develop an in-depth understanding of the Partner’s business objectives and effectively communicate and align with Teradata to drive incremental growth.

Develop strong relations and advocates with key decision makers on the partner side, and their ecosystem, as well as internally in Teradata to support growth of our business.

Work with internal stakeholders to determine priority markets, value propositions and joint solutions for alliances across all industries

Build and own partnerships (joint sell, referral, resell relationships) with key ISVs

Manage partnership agreements and relationship with ISV

Construct joint messaging with partners and industry/solutions marketing

Drive ISV integration and optimizations for Teradata

Position partner with field sales, industry consulting and professional services; support sales call where partner solution is involved.

Drive partner influenced customer deals with field sales

Achieve targeted revenue objectives

Achievement of MBO’s associated with driving revenue and new account development and related activities.


Work Environment

The successful candidate will work from a Teradata facility or virtual and will be expected to travel on business (25-40% travel).


Skills & Attributes


Program realization skills and experience is a must

Sales and marketing materials authorship is a must

Project management skills

Enthusiastic, high-energy individual, self-motivated and self-directed

Strong organizational/business planning skills

Strong relationship building skills

Proven strong oral and written communication skills

Proven ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams

Fluency in English (reading, writing and speaking) is required.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelors in Business Administration, Marketing or Computer Sciences

Three to five years of successful experience in alliance management or a successful information technology sales record with some alliance and/or program management experience

Five years of successful industry experience in data-warehouse, analytical software, database management and cloud scenarios

Understanding of systems integration, databases, application architecture and cloud environments

Strong Teradata product and messaging background

 Preferred Qualifications

Work experience with software providers in areas such as Security, ETL, BI, solutions and others.  Examples could include Infomatica, Microstrategy, IBM (various branches), Tableau, Business Objects and related.

Work experience with cloud vendors

Work experience with or at Teradata Corporation

MBA preferred


The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Partnerships.  Grade and salary will be commensurate with the demands of the role and based on experience.


*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Global Partner Manager

Job Category: Business Development

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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