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VMware Partner Development Manager - End User Computing - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

Partners are becoming increasingly important in driving the deployment and consumption of VMware products and services. VMware is implementing a number of initiatives to identify service delivery capacity gaps, drive-up partner capabilities and competency, and support partner success with VMware solutions to accelerate solutions adoptions and consumption, building closer engagement with VMware services & sales teams.

The Partner Development Manager (PDM) is responsible for identifying, recruiting, and activating Cloud Services Partners. These partners will work with the PDM to drive VMware solutions that deliver valuable customer outcomes. The PDM will also help partners scale their customer success practices to drive consumption of VMware XaaS offerings. The PDM-Led partners have clear objectives to increase adoption of VMware Multi-Cloud, App modernization, Digital workspace, Networking and Security technology solutions, as well as speed time to consumption by customers. The PDM will act as a trusted advisor for the partners they will manage, focusing on winning the hearts and minds of partners, Executives, and teams to positively influence capacity, capability, promotion, transaction, and deployment of VMware solutions.

The Partner Development Manager is required to have strong sales and technical knowledge of VMware technology and offerings. They must have the ability to build actionable relationships with the partners’ leaders, including sales, pre-sales, delivery and post-sales departments. The PDM will engage with the partner and will be responsible for building and executing a practice and business development plan, including adapted enablement planning, accelerating accreditations & certifications, marketing and sales plan. Then, they will be tracking projects developments as well as deployments & consumption of VMware solutions with customers. The Partner Development Manager will be instrumental to support partners in developing best in class VMware sales, consulting, deployment and managed services practices, to help their customers in their digital transformation, Multi-Cloud and applications modernization journey.

They will maintain a cadence for communication on the progress, execution and escalation of any issues to management and relevant stakeholders.

In addition, the Partner Development Manager will assist their partners with building their own portfolio of services offerings or solutions based on VMware technology and by leveraging existing VMware PSO portfolio of services offerings and its underlying Intellectual property, such as services kits. In support of leveraging VMware PSO credits with partners as well, the PDM will track and monitor customer deployments on VMware solutions that coincide with sales bookings and revenue growth.


  • 5+ years experience in Partner Channel, Preferred SaaS or Public Cloud

  • Experienced and credible C-suite advisor with strong customer/partner relationship-building skills for them to sell and drive VMware messaging, opportunity and investment ROI

  • Demonstrated ability to provide impactful results through listening, building a 360 vision of partners, developing and executing the relevant enablement, business and marketing plan that drive successful sales and services results

  • Demonstrated technical understanding of solutions that support customers’ digital transformation, including Multi-Cloud, Networking, Digital Workspace, Application modernization

  • Ability to uncover business challenges & recommend solutions to solve those challenges

  • Understanding of software business models, including perpetual and subscription, good knowledge of Hyperscalers’ model and ecosystem would be appreciated

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once, and operate successfully in a rapidly changing environment

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field of study

Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category : Sales

Subcategory: Partner Programs

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-11-19

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.