Partner Leader - AWS Professional Services - Asia Pacific and Japan

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Job Type:Full Time

Are you interested in working with the largest AWS Partner Network (APN) organizations across Asia Pacific as they navigate through some of the most dynamic and disruptive transformation projects in their Enterprise customer organizations' histories? Does the prospect of empowering these Partners to achieve their customer organizations cloud transformation success by aligning professional services to critical business and IT outcomes, overseeing and assessing engagement delivery, driving a holistic partner strategy and providing insight to accelerate rate of execution/adoption of cloud technology excite you?

The Amazon Web Services Professional Services team is looking for a Partner Sales Leader that will work with our partners to rapidly build relationships with large organizations, develop a transformative Professional Services strategy, and execute that strategy within those accounts. As Partner Sales Leader you help us shape the APJ Professional Services partner strategy, build scalable partner relationships, and put them to work as the trusted advisor to our largest and most committed customers. The role includes all aspects of Business and Digital transformation consulting, program & relationship development, contract structuring, and delivery oversight.

Our Partner Sales Leader works programmatically with our customers, our account leaders, and our executive teams within AWS, in order to scale through partners the value we can deliver across markets and industries. AWS Professional Services have the capacity to collaborate across the entire AWS and Amazon organization, bring access to product and service teams, get solutions delivered, and drive feature innovation based upon our customer’s needs. AWS have a rich partner ecosystem that includes Global, National and Local System Integrators, Specialized partners with deep domain expertise like CX, Analytics, or IOT, Born-in-the-cloud partners that are focused on cloud consulting, Independent Software Vendors, as well as Influencers.

AWS Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base with our APN partners, and are obsessed about teaming with APN partners for strong success for the customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about:
  • Growing our Professional Services business across Asia Pacific & Japan by building scalable partnerships that directly impact our customer’s ability to innovate and transform
  • Engaging in our largest and most transformative deals, and put those partnerships to work for our customers
  • Navigating the diverse markets of APJ by building partner relationships that matter locally and yet scale
  • Building strategies and value propositions that accelerate business outcomes for customers and partners alike
  • Building sustainable commercial partnerships, and manage the supporting contractual relationships with customers and partners


  • A Bachelor's degree; Masters/MBA degree preferred.
  • 15+ years of IT consulting/management experience, with demonstrated IT Transformation experience in customer and partner-facing roles. Experience working with large customer and partner multi-national organizations as the Consulting Services lead, Account and/or Relationship Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively and analytically in meeting customer and partner needs.
  • A proven track record of managing and delivering large-scale enterprise IT projects through teaming with Global System Integrators and Born in the Cloud partners.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including group leadership and executive presentations.Be mobile and open to travel to client locations as and when required.
  • Experience working with matrix organizations as the Consulting Services lead and delivering against sales quota
  • A proven track record of positioning, negotiating and delivering large-scale enterprise IT projects


  • Extensive IT consulting experience directly leading complex, transformational engagements with customers in Asia Pacific & Japan
  • Managing executive customer and Global System Integrator (GSI) partner relationships and key business stakeholders
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of partnering across sales, commercial constructs, and delivery
  • Experience in public cloud computing or with a major enterprise software or infrastructure provider
  • Demonstrated industry leadership in the areas of lean enterprise, digital innovation, digital strategy and/or product development
  • Understanding of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman) and identifying the relationships between business services, information, applications and global infrastructure assets
• Broad enterprise systems technology experience including IaaS / virtualization technologies, SAP, Oracle, and custom applications

Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.