Partner Delivery Executive

  • Location:
    Diegem, Brabant, Belgium
  • Additional Location(s)
    UK, Poland, Portugal
  • Area of Interest
    Business Development
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do

You will lead the service delivery experience to the partner being single point of ownership and accountability for all Cisco service delivery related activities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Set the partner services delivery strategy for targeted partners by developing and executing a plan to optimize partner delivery capabilities and improve operational excellence.
  • Drive integration of Cisco services into partner services portfolio through delivery & technical enablement.
  • Explore integration of Cisco Services Intellectual Property into partner service delivery models.
  • Maximize partner loyalty and satisfaction with key partner stakeholders by driving value in service delivery.
  • Capture and articulate value with key stakeholders (e.g. QBR/JBR).
  • Implement industry leading practices (e.g. ITIL Incident Management) around service delivery.
  • Measure relevant key performance indicators (e.g. SLAs, availability).
  • Adopt and leverage Cisco best practices around tools, automation, workflows, and process to ensure successful delivery to partner - standardize and replicate where appropriate.
  • Successfully engage and manage partner capabilities and resources as part of the partner experience. Strategy:
  • Shape multi-year services strategy, in conjunction with sales and partner leadership.
  • Be at the table with channel sales theatre teams to position services value messages regularly
  • Develop partner delivery strategy in alignment with services strategy
  • Drive services revenue growth through sales pursuits aligned with account plan.
  • Manage partner services portfolio into EMEAR aligned to corporate strategy
  • Align to local Technical Services segment lead & team strategy to address channel sales needs
  • Apply Cisco solutions to partner's business drivers.
  • Influence and challenge the partner's thinking to develop better solutions to business and IT objectives.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key partners’ most senior executives and decision makers –ability to directly influence decisions.
  • Influence and work with partner procurement - understand process, commercial terms, etc.
  • Champion partner requirements and needs into Cisco - engineering, quality, roadmaps, service offer development, etc.
  • Innovate around delivery process, engagement models, business management, and partner intimacy - demonstrate improvement in business execution and be seen as a go to resource in helping shape portfolio and technology direction.
  • Mentor new PDEs around delivery of operational excellence to partner.


Who You’ll Work With

Technical Services is a team of world-class technical experts whose main focus is to help customers deploy and operate their networks effectively while delivering the best possible customer experience. Our success is validated through outstanding financial results, increasing customer satisfaction metrics, and industry recognition and employee satisfaction scores.


Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in selling Infrastructure Software, Systems Management Software, Mobility, Security software. Experience in driving adoption and utilization of software.
  • College Degree (Bachelor, Masters) - technical or business related
  • Technical & Business certifications (e.g. ITIL, PMP)
  • 10+years relevant industry related experience
  • Fluency in either German or French language.
Deisred Skillls:

  • Knowledge, insight and understanding of business concepts, tools and processes for making sound decisions.
  • Relationship Management. Demonstrated focus on building and managing key partner and Cisco relationships to help drive greater partner intimacy and business alignment.
  • Experience developing an overall services strategy aligned to partner outcomes and needs.
  • Experience achieving Operational Excellence in service delivery execution and management of account level profitability.
  • Experience building and developing teams that continue to drive high quality partner execution.
  • Proven experience in a software centric environment.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.


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