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Channel Business Manager - Cloud Security JAPAC


Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Our Approach to Work

We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!

Your Career

You will center your role on relationship management to achieve measurable results in increased revenue, market share, and depth within each partner sales team. Your success in this role will span the creation and execution of unique business plans with each focus partner . You’ll be measured primarily on the execution of the joint business plans . You’ll be working within all levels of large partner organizations and possess a commitment that focuses on developing strategic partnerships based on a long term, “outcome where everybody wins” strategy. 

Your Impact

  • Engaging with key stakeholders (Regional Cloud GTM Teams, Regional Channel Directors, Channel Business Managers, etc.) build and execute on a JAPAC Prisma Cloud Ecosystem plan
  • As part of the overall plan, identify and recruit new partners who will see Prisma Cloud as a relevant solution in their go-to-market strategy and which have the largest impact 
  • Develop and execute business plans driving all aspects of the partner relationship to maximize growth opportunities and ensuring partner is well-positioned to deliver successful customer implementations and recommendations
  • Work well in a team environment to ensure partner and customer satisfaction
  • Design compelling value proposition that inspire partners to promote our solutions 
  • Work with select partners and help them build a services catalogue around our cloud security offerings
  • Provide clear and consistent communication across the region with your dedicated partners to build strong partnerships throughout your assignment
  • Lead regular business performance and relationship reviews with senior management and various stakeholders 
  • Build and maintain activity of performance reports and activity dashboards

Your Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in partner sales, account management, or business development
  • Experience working with Regional Systems Integrators, or born-in-the-cloud partners within the enterprise software ecosystem and/or public cloud industry
  • Business relationships with Public Cloud Service Providers would be an advantage
  • Understanding of channel operating models 
  • Experience in cloud technologies and/or security
  • Knowledge of sales, marketing, and solution development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an overlay or product specialist role
  • Experience in solution development with cross functional technologies or complimentary vendors
  • Strong initiative and ability to think creatively with excellent presentation, written, and overall communication skills
  • Consistent track record of leading complex sales situations through negotiation and conflict resolution

The Team

The channel organization at Palo Alto Networks is a strategic pillar for our continued growth within cybersecurity, and a critical component to accomplishing our mission. Channel development is an extension of the territory sales team, with the ultimate goal to train and enable our channel partners to become empowered in the use and sales of our products.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at .

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: Yes

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