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Senior Channel Sales Manager (APAC)

Department: Sales

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Remote, Singapore/Australia
This position is remote based, located in Singapore/Australia
 
 

The Senior level extends the role outlined below. The Senior Channel Sales Manager role includes more responsibilities based on experience, expertise and team influence. The following responsibilities may include:

  1. Gather market intelligence.
  2. Identify untapped market potential.
  3. Design and support strategic growth initiatives.
  4. Proactively identify, develop and drive longer-term strategies and initiatives that will deliver rapid business growth regionally in conjunction with channel partners.
  5. Work cross-functionally with marketing and product teams to develop go-to-market strategies and execution.
  6. Lead ongoing analysis of business performance to support daily operations and quarterly business reviews

Responsibilities

  • Act as a liaison between the GitLab and assigned channel partners.
  • Build, maintain, and manage relationships with current and prospective channel partners.
  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned partner accounts.
  • Coordinate the involvement of GitLab personnel, including support, service, and management resources, in order to meet partner performance objectives and partners’ expectations.
  • Sell through partner organizations to end users in coordination with partner sales resources.
  • Meet assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives in assigned partner accounts.
  • Manage direct/channel conflict by fostering excellent communication between the channel and direct teams
  • Participate in a planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones associated with a productive partner relationship.
  • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate partner needs on an ongoing basis.

Requirements

  • Previous experience of driving channel sales ideally within the same product category and channel.
  • Experience selling in the Software Development Tools and/or Application Lifecycle Management space
  • Experience selling Open Source Solutions
  • 5+ years of experience with B2B sales
  • Interest in GitLab, and open source software
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong relationships with partners and GitLab teams.
  • Strong personal network within the industry.
  • Driven, highly motivated and results driven.
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Leadership at GitLab

Hiring Process

Applicants for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that applicants can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find her/his job title on our team page.

  • Selected candidates will be invited to schedule a 30min screening call with one of our Global Recruiters
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a first interview with our Director of Global Alliances and APAC Sales
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule an interview with our Chief Revenue Officer
  • Finally, candidates may interview with our CEO
  • Successful candidates will subsequently be made an offer via email

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

Compensation

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Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

 
 
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