Deloitte Government & Public Services Alliance Manager - DataStax in Chicago, Illinois
Government & Public Services Alliance Manager DataStax
Do you excel at building relationships and enjoy coordinating the go-to-market (GTM) and operational activities of a strategic and growing practice? If so, you may be a great fit for our Government & Public Services (GPS) DataStax Alliance Manager role.
As an Alliance Manager you ll be part of a team that is central to the firm s growth strategy. In this role you ll be responsible for managing the operations of the alliance, establishing and nurturing executive level relationships, and bringing GTM plans to life.
Work You ll Do
Alliance managers have a breadth of responsibilities which are prioritized with the Alliance PPMD team. Those activities include:
Relationship Management Establish, manage, and support a meeting cadence to foster strong executive relationships between DataStax and Deloitte. Work with DataStax and Deloitte leaders to understand key criteria & KPI s for the alliance and keep management apprised of the health of the relationship. Keep our DataStax counterparts apprised of everything we are doing to drive incremental sales & enhance the relationship.
Alliances Operations Act as the Chief Operating Officer of the alliance:
Maintain an up-to-date alliance business plan highlighting GTM approach, top priorities, our capabilities and financial goals for the alliance.
Ensure opportunities are appropriately registered with DataStax (as required).
Manage any co-marketing funds & consulting alliance budget.
Coordinate with PPMD sector champions to track and drive sector-based GTM plans.
Act as an information clearinghouse as it relates to the DataStax alliance/product line.
Coordinate Alliance operations by working closely with Lead Alliance Partner (LAP) and Alliance thread leads across Marketing, Sales, Sales Enablement, Solutions, and Talent.
Establish and maintain clear and consistent alliance reporting across all operating threads.
Ensure key practice meetings are schedule and occur on a regular basis.
Ensure that training requirements are being met.
Ensure that Community of Practice (CoP) is active and relevant.
Participate in global coordination as required.
Pipeline Tracking, Validation & Reporting Work with Deloitte Sales Executives to maintain an accurate joint sales pipeline with DataStax. Own and drive all aspects of operational reporting including wins, pipeline, quals, awards and any other metrics important to the DataStax alliance and key stakeholders.
Practice Communications & Knowledge Management Manage all aspects of alliance communications, in close collaboration with Alliance communication manager, and with DataStax counterparts as appropriate. Ensure that key wins are recorded, tracked and communicated to the field. Maintain AllianceSource as the central repository for all DataStax alliance related information.
Marketing Coordination Work closely with alliance marketing colleagues to ensure that the DataStax alliance is properly marketed. Coordinate with colleagues to ensure collateral is up-to-date, there is a cadence for regular communication to the practice and that eminence pieces are planned and delivered in a timely manner. Provide direction and oversight to event planning activities.
Bachelor s Degree
10 years professional experience, with 3-5 years focused on alliance management or practice management.
Experience working in or with System Integrators, such as Deloitte.
Strong content knowledge in the cloud space is required.
Demonstrated experience building and maintaining strong relationships with a diverse set of internal and external constituencies, including senior level executives, consulting resources, technical teams, and sales representatives.
Ability to translate technical information into business and sales opportunities.
Strong executive presence, with strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to understand and articulate value proposition for DataStax integration is preferred.
Strong network within Deloitte is preferred
Experience supporting federal, state, and/or local clients
Level: Enabling Manager
Location: US- Open
Travel: Up to 50% required, depending on home base
Deloitte Consulting Alliances Team is made up of professional alliance managers, alliance marketers and technical architects who understand the principles that drive successful alliance relationships. Together, they enable differentiated, innovative go-to-market solutions between our practice and alliance partners that bring quantified value to our clients and incremental revenue to the firm.
Government & Public Services (GPS) brings together our Federal, State & Local, and Higher Education practices, aligning complementary capabilities to establish Deloitte as the premier professional services provider in the public sphere.
Category: Management Consulting
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