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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Johannesburg

Description

Our mission at Microsoft is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our partner ecosystem is at the forefront of bringing this powerful mission to life and it’s the One Commercial Partner (OCP) organization that will drive the transformation of this ecosystem to accelerate cloud growth for all partners and Microsoft. As a Partner Development Manager (PDM) in OCP, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your advanced skills in strategy and execution to drive one of the fastest growing businesses at Microsoft that is at the leading edge of the industry shift to cloud services.
 
The Partner Development Manager (PDM) role in the One Commercial Partner (OCP) organization is key to Microsoft’s partner management strategy. The PDM is a business development role that aligns to a profile of partners (Services and/or ISV) and is accountable for driving the account development and management of a set portfolio of partners. The PDM provides business leadership as a strategic partner advisor.
The goal of the PDM is to drive partner enablement and business growth based on their partners’ strengths and priorities. The PDM will work across the Microsoft organization to ensure business goals are aligned to partner offerings and partner success. He or she will guide partners through their transformation journey to build new cloud capabilities & solutions that generate growth and innovation.
 
The successful Partner Development Manager will develop deep internal and external relationships to drive partner success. The PDM is a strong influencer and orchestrator to align Microsoft & partner resources for business impact. The importance of the role evidences Microsoft’s deep commitment to the partner ecosystem to build a mutually beneficial business relationship. The outcome will be to drive long-term revenue, cloud consumption and digital transformation through a set of practices and solutions leading to workload and/or industry bases co-sell.
 

About the company

At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more — and we empower our employees the same way.

Everyone who works here has the power to build on. Those two little words show the way we think. They’re a challenge to go beyond what’s thought possible, and they’re how we help billions of people use technology to get more out of each day.

We build on the work of others and invite them to build onto ours, always striving for ways to make great ideas even better.

What can you build on?

Here at Microsoft, you’ll build on your curiosity, your passions and your drive to make a difference.

You’ll have access to world-class tools, some of the industry’s brightest minds and a nearly infinite range of opportunities across a truly global organization. You’ll have the opportunity to build on the company’s wide-ranging accomplishments to do something even more incredible.

You’ll have the freedom to collaborate, explore, set your own rules and take your career wherever you want it to go.

Feel the inspiration that comes from working with wildly talented people and the rush that comes from doing work that makes a lasting impact. Recent projects like HoloLens provide just a glimpse of the remarkable things we will accomplish.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Come build on Microsoft’s far-reaching momentum. Build on your career. Build on what we do and how we do it.

Specialties: Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Entertainment Products, Hardware, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Servers, Windows Operating System, Windows Applications & Platforms, Smartphones, Cloud Computing

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