Channel Account Manager


Standplaats Location: Eindhoven office

Werk en denk niveau Level of thinking: Bachelor or Master (HBO/University)


What are we looking for?

The Channel Account Manager will own the growth of our partner base, the activities with the partners and the pipeline generated by the partners in Benelux. Your opportunity will be to leverage existing agreements to build the ranks of our Partners in our region. You are responsible for the sales of the entire IFS product portfolio in the indirect sales channel through partners.

You will play a critical role in helping the team execute on the strategy to help customers adopt IFS by building a quality base of Consulting, Reselling, and Service Provider partners to attain the regional goals. You will work closely with Partners on critical development activities that result in joint references, revenue, and field sales successes. You will work with IFS Sales & Marketing, Delivery and Academy to map your partners to your regional opportunities to achieve your goals.


Requirements & skills

- At least 5+ year’s experience as Channel Account Manager in the area of business software solutions with a proven track record of success.

- Extensive knowledge of IT industry solution offerings from all key alliances targets and relevant market situation.

- Understanding of partner economics, business models and motivations for customer success.

- Ability to communicate value proposition in terms of understanding of both partners’ and customers’ business needs.

- You have the drive together with partners to generate business, assisting partners drive new opportunities.

- Extensive experience in partnership engagement and program management.

- Effective relationship building skills (proven ability to build and sustain relationships at executive level).

- You are viewed as a trusted business advisor to the partners.

- Must be able to manage, motivate and evangelize channel partner and system integrators, with a proven track record in  this Strong leadership and ability to influence.

- You are able to function independently with minimal supervision, enthusiastic and you can work well in a team.

- Outstanding communication skills – written, oral and facilitation.

- You have a hands on mentality, work in a structured and goal-oriented way.

- You are fluent in English (written and spoken)


What we offer

- An environment where you can bring your own ideas to the table

- A challenging and stimulating work environment


Nice to know

- You will receive an excellent salary with an attractive bonus scheme

- All employees are entitled to a good work-life balance

- Your work environment is dynamic and challenging

- Good employee benefits including laptop and mobile phone


Nice to meet you. We are IFS!

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. We offer applications that enable companies to respond quickly to market changes and use resources in a more agile way to achieve better business performance and competitive advantages. IFS’s products are known for being user friendly, modular in their design and flexible enough to support the customers in their way of working according to their established processes. Watch our corporate video to get to know us a little better.


Application process

Application process


Do you want to work at IFS?

Interviews and selections are being made continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible. Send your resume and a cover letter to Kristel van Steenhoven and convince us why you are the right person for the job. You can also give us a call on +31 (0)40 292 32 92.


Reageer nu!

Interesse in deze vacature? Stuur dan je CV en motivatiebrief per e-mail naar Kristel van Steenhoven.


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