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Strategic Alliance Manager – SI

Xactly

This is a Full-time position in Glendale, AZ, United States, AZ posted June 8, 2021.

Named among the best workplaces in the U.S.

by Great Place to Work six times, honored on FORTUNE Magazine’s inaugural list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, and chosen as the “Market Leader in Incentive Compensation” by CRM magazine, Xactly is proud to be disrupting the incentive compensation market space.

We’re building a culture of success and are looking for motivated professionals to join us!Xactly Corporation was founded to solve an important challenge: how to help people everywhere connect and unleash their human potential through seamless, perfectly aligned Sales Performance Management.

Xactly’s comprehensive Sales Performance Management (SPM) suite leverages data from a sales performance AI platform to provide timely insights across the entire SPM value chain, from sales planning to execution, including compensation to optimization.

Xactly takes Sales Performance Management from a dark art to a science, providing decision-makers with the data insights they need to tap the motivational power of their incentive compensation.

With access to predictive analytics and benchmark data, enterprises can now optimize territories, design the right compensation and incentive plans and accelerate attainment and optimization of sales performance.THE ROLEThe Regional (SI) Alliance Manager is responsible for building relationships with designated systems integrator/professional services partners to drive revenue and market share expansion for Xactly within a specific geographic region.

The focus of the SI relationship is to build skills and capabilities within the SI partner(s) to provide consulting and implementation services for Xactly’s portfolio.

The measurable outcome of this focus is a significant impact to the revenue potential of the SI, while building a community of technical and consulting resources who are evangelists for Xactly’s portfolio and value proposition to customers.Primary job duties are focused on recruiting appropriate SI partners, establishing and leading the strategy and business planning which includes; driving pipeline creation, revenue expansion, cross functional alignment, and GTM execution with the partner(s).

The Regional SI Alliance Manager will work within Xactly as well as within the SI partner’s organization through building credibility, effective communication, evangelizing the Xactly value proposition, developing a strategy and cultivating key executive relationships with practice leaders and client account leaders that result in an effective partnership that delivers material impact to the partner and Xactly.This is an individual contributor role and performance will be measured by the following key metrics:
– Partner staff sales and technical training and technical certifications on Xactly products for implementation services capability,
– Joint pipeline creation,
– Business opportunity referrals to Xactly from the SI partner,
– Co-selling and partner influence activity within customers and prospects to drive our mutual business expansion.At Xactly, we believe everyone has a unique story to tell, and these small differences between us have a big impact.

When bright, diverse minds come together, we’re challenged to think different ways, generate creative ideas, be more innovative, and take on new perspectives.

Our customers come from different cultures and walks of life all around the world, and we believe our teams should reflect that to build strong and lasting relationships.Responsibilities:
– SI partner recruitment and management within a geographic region.Develop and own the business partnership and develop a joint GTM strategy.
– Develop a mutual partner business plan and success metrics that are aligned to Xactly and the partner’s business priorities for the region.

Track/Measure partnership KPIs and measure the ROI of program execution.
– Achieve revenue commitments, participate in QBRs, and measure partner performance against mutually determined business metrics and partnership scorecards aligned to Xactly and partner objectives.
– Drive Go To Market (GTM) activities through SI partnerships;
– work with Xactly Sales AE’s and partner’s sales team to generate revenue, both net-new and within existing accounts, including joint Go To Customer and Go To Market plans including joint account plans for key accounts.
– Uncover and measure referral business through partnership.
– Team with Xactly Marketing to drive Partner marketing initiatives, demand generation programs and campaigns that drive partner revenue.

Develop and execute joint marketing programs and events.

Establish the tone, direction, key value proposition messaging, content, and logistics
– Evangelize the SI partnerships internally, including joint value proposition selling, amongst the general sales teams to ensure awareness and collaboration.
– Build and nurture relationships with the partner’s practice leaders and client account leaders to further our mutual business objectives.

Effectively collaborate across the partner’s client teams and selling resources and the partner’s ISV practice areas (specifically SalesForce and Oracle practices) that align with Xactly’s value proposition to enable pipeline development, sales wins and implementation services that translate to market share and revenue growth for Xactly and its strategic SI partner.
– Ensure partner’s technical capability to successfully implement Xactly products with high customer satisfaction.

Work with Xactly Xpert Services and technical enablement team to ensure that partner’s staff are effectively trained and are delivering successful project implementations with high customer satisfaction ratings.
– Collaborate with Xactly’s Strategic ISV alliance team to leverage the SI’s ISV practices (i.e.

SalesForce, Oracle)
– Own the success of the partner’s onboarding.

Work with Xactly’s technical and sales enablement and professional services organization to develop and execute the onboarding, training and certification plan for the SI partner’s resources.
– Provide status information to Xactly Management including Xactly + Partner forecast & pipeline information
– Lead partnership QBRs, and measure partner performance against pre-established business metrics and partnership scorecards aligned to Xactly and partner objectives
– Promote an inspiring and positive attitude during face-to-face, verbal, and written communicationsTHE TEAMXactly’s Alliances team is a tight-knit and growing team, looking to expand and add individuals with diverse backgrounds, the hunger to achieve, and drive a complex and intellectual sale amongst our partners.

Our team’s goal is to set partners up for success and transform the way C-level executives think about Sales Performance Management.WITHIN ONE MONTH, YOU’LL
– Understand Xactly’s portfolio, value propositions to the market and the sales tools and resources you’ll be utilizing available
– Gain a strong understanding of Sales Performance Management space and the business challenges Xactly solves
– Start building relationships with Xactly: sales teams in your region, partner marketing, partner sales enablement and the xactly professional services team supporting the technical enablement of your SI partners
– Meet with any existing priority SI Partners in the region and start understanding their business and building relationships so you can develop the mutual business plan for the partnership.
– Start developing a partner recruitment plan for key partners in your region based on discussions with your manager.WITHIN THREE MONTHS, YOU’LL
– Complete briefing sessions for partners on Xactly’s strategy, SPM messaging and portfolio capabilities
– Finalize a mutual business plan for any existing partnerships that includes Strategy, tactics and key metrics for the partnership
– Finalize and begin execution of the new partner recruitment strategy.
– Generate pipeline and set up joint Go To Customer and Go To Market plans including joint account plans for key accounts with the guidance of the Partners & Alliances leadership
– Evangelize the partnership including the joint value proposition, with sales teams to ensure awareness and collaboration.
– Work to develop and drive Go to Market (GTM) activities, including joint account planning with Xactly and partner Account Executives
– Report on partner performance against pre-established business metrics and partnership scorecards aligned with Xaclty and partner objectives.

Provide monthly dashboard report on progress against objectives and partnership KPIs to Xactly regional sales and alliances leadership
– Hold the first partnership QBRWITHIN SIX MONTHS, YOU’LL
– Have built key relationships with Partner’s executive leaders and partner’s sales leaders and developed a collaborative working relationship with partner staff based on trust, and mutual respect based on the business perspective of shared risk and shared reward.
– Successfully onboard any new partner’s that are required for your region
– Implement robust performance measures and monthly reviews, using data driven analytics, to drive partner execution
– Work with Xactly Xpert Services and technical enablement team to ensure that partner’s staff are effectively trained and are delivering successful project implementations with high customer satisfaction ratings.
– Hold two (2) QBRs between Xactly leadership and partner’s leadership team to update on progress of initiatives against business objectives.WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS, YOU’LL
– Be seen as a well-versed, trusted business-advisor (internally and externally), making a significant positive impact company-wide
– Achieve revenue commitments and targets around partner sourced opportunities, co-selling, pipeline building objectives, status of partner’s resources trained and certified across Xactly’s portfolio and reporting on the partner’s implementation capabilities with