Vice President of Alliances
Hitachi Ltd. is a global company with activities in multiple industries. Hitachi has over a hundred years of industrial and technology innovation, employs over 320,000 people and generates more than $95 billion of revenues a year.
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Hitachi Consulting is the Consulting, IT and Solutions services business of Hitachi Ltd. We work with clients across the world from all industry sectors to design, build and operate technology solutions. We have particular strengths in the domains of 'Digital', 'Internet of Things', 'Analytics' and ERP and provide a range of supporting services (industry expertise, project management, process design, change management) required to achieve success. Frequently, we will leverage our relationship with the rest of Hitachi to bring innovative products and services into our solutions for clients. We will also work with clients to define outcome-based measures as part of our role in helping clients implement change and achieve benefits.
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Location: prefer Dallas, Chicago, Denver but open to major cities in the US
Vice President of Alliances reports into Hitachi Consulting's Global Alliances and Channels group and is responsible for Hitachi's overall alliance relationship with "X", complementing both field-level interactions as well as corporate-to-corporate initiatives.
The VP, Strategic Partnerships is ultimately responsible for all aspects of partner relations from the recruitment of new partners to the establishment of partner programs and maintenance of ongoing relationships, all working towards increasing revenue.
The role will be responsible for managing Hitachi Consulting's existing partner eco-system, executing go-to-market strategies, developing a pipeline of new partnership opportunities and negotiating deals in support of the company's growing business. Knowledge of relevant industry verticals, relationships with key industry players, and a proven ability to close deals and a deep experience with fostering relationships will be vital for success.
Responsibilities include promotion and expansion of Hitachi's portfolio of strategic initiatives, establishing and maintaining a co-sell and resell strategy, influence on investments in co-development, identifying opportunities for "X" funded or co-funded marketing, and contributing to channel effectiveness in the Americas, EMEA and APAC.
Serve as first line leader of the Global Alliance & Channels "X" ecosystem
Collaborate with Hitachi Consulting Global and Regional leadership to develop and set the firm's partnering strategy.
Works with HCC Sales and Delivery Leadership, determines portfolio, GTM and associated OKR's working across organizations to synthesize execution and engagement plans; supports case for investment and budget.
Cooperate with other Hitachi companies to execute a "One Hitachi" approach to working with common partners
Cultivate field-level partnerships with other Hitachi companies, including Hitachi Vantara and others
Enable solution co-development, co-marketing, joint pipeline generation, and co-selling activities with partners
Tracks cross company results and partner program participation results
Supports the executive (RACI) for key decisions that have cross company impact (e.g. M&A activity, AR/PR, Major Wins)
Engages Partner Leadership and with HCC sales leadership to educate on
Who HCC is
What does HCC do for Partner clients
What is HCC famous for (industries)
What range of services does HCC offer
What do Partners gain when we win
Manage team of 4 Alliance Managers/Directors
Essential Education, Skills, and Environment:
Bachelor's degree in business, sales or marketing; advanced degree in business, information technology or marketing desirable
15 years in technology alliances, sales and/or marketing with strong track record of KPI achievement
Senior-level network in the ISV and technology solution provider industry
Experience leading/managing a team
Knowledge of and experience with Hitachi and/or Hitachi Consulting ideal
Experience working at or with existing Hitachi Consulting partners ideal
In-depth knowledge of partnering and sales principles and practices
Dexterity in navigating diverse internal teams, including solution, delivery, sales, and marketing
Excellent time management, communication, decision-making, presentation and organizational skills
What can Hitachi Consulting offer you?
Hitachi Consulting is about community and having fun at work. We compete with the tier one consulting firms while having a close-knit, team-oriented, growth-oriented culture. To preserve this unique culture our people actively participate in bi-monthly social events as well as local volunteering, and community event activities throughout the year. Hitachi consultants enjoy the growth that comes from keeping their skills on exciting projects within a wide range of industries. Hitachi Consulting offers excellent benefits and career growth to all employees!
Hitachi Consulting Is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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