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Senior Partner Program Manager

  • Department Global Alliances
  • Location United States - Remote
We are looking for a Senior Partner Program Manager to lead business-critical, cross-functional projects within our SI Alliance team.
 
You will be an experienced, top-notch partner program leader comfortable driving change within a quickly moving organization.  program. You are fully familiar with leading consulting partner programs, and have additional experience with specializations.
Your overall mission is to ensure that the correct structure, processes, support and communications are in place to help us deliver on our program. As the Senior Partner Program Mgr, you will have broad impact on the alliance team, the Guidewire organization as well our respective SI partners through the complex initiatives you lead. This role will report to the Senior Director, Partner Programs.  

An idea generator and executor with the best of detailed skills
A driver/leader who is able to lead complex workstreams as well as influence key stakeholders via socialization
A collaborative team member, self-starter who is creative, analytically minded with a keen attention to detail
ability to work independently and also to network and become the trusted expert on our program
A listener with high emotional intelligence who connects the dots and sees solutions
Business-minded, operationally focused and have deep experience with partner program processes
Able to work independently, network internally (and externally), able to become the trusted expert of our partner program
Passionate about the potential of working with multiple teams across the company all working toward a common goal - using your previous expertise in managing and updating partner programs to transform our Alliances business
Able to graciously handle tasks from administrative to extremely complex
Comfortable at managing teams (both outside resources/vendors as well as internal)
Technically adept and excited to be part of a tech company
Talented at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment – this is essential!

What you'll do

  • Responsible for continuous evaluation and execution of our highly evolving global SI partner program; program has deep specialization component which you will lead/own
  • Understand/participate in metrics component of program; quarterly updates and compilation
  • Assist with our user conference; drive partner participation for SI partners; assist in development of sponsor program; act as point of contact for sponsor questions
  • Develop and deliver regular partner communications, ensuring ongoing engagement and participation of partners; Marketo experience preferred
  • Own MDF strategy; key events for Alliance partners; co-plan events with partners
  • Liaise with Marketing, Operations, Sales, and other teams to ensure a delightful and unified partnering experience
  • Assist with related special projects and other duties as needed
  • Minimal travel of approx. 10%

Your qualifications

  • 10+ years of partner program project management experience, managing cross-functional initiatives
  • BA/BS in marketing or similar
  • Experienced working with different levels of an organization – from executive to admin and manager
  • Able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Thrive in fast paced environment where tasks change quickly and there may be opaqueness in clarity
  • Proven strength in operational process workflow experience in design and implementation
  • High attention to detail
  • Great teamwork, interpersonal, and customer-relations skills, with a strong commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Energetic attitude, willingness to perform to get things done

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
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