Partner Manager, Partnership Solutions at Google Nigeria

 Employment Nigeria 14-Jun-2022 ₦Not Available LAGOS , Managerial   Business Development  

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success. We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Partner Manager, Partnership Solutions

Location: Lagos Nigeria (In-office)

About the Job

  • In this role, you will provide dedicated support to our global Priority Partners.
  • You will incubate transformative/innovative big ideas and rally cross-functional teams towards new opportunities, accelerate agreements, and drive strategic initiatives (e.g., industry strategy alignment, cross-functional joint business plans, key industry initiatives/programs).
  • You will enable teams via cross-functional industry narratives, best practice sharing communities, and newsletters while engaging with ecosystems to bring the best of Google to solve industry challenges.
  • The Global Partnerships organization is responsible for exploring new opportunities with Google's partners.
  • Google’s Global Partnerships team works with a wide range of partners to bring the best of Google to power their business.
  • The Global Partnerships team supports Google’s own Product teams with essential partnerships to help Google’s user experiences in advertising, Search, Assistant, Maps, Travel, Shopping, Payments and more.
  • Teams create product-enabling partnerships, go-to-market strategies and incubate business growth for a variety of products.


  • Lead regional partners engagements to create broader impact and support Google's growth in the region.
  • Develop relationships with key regional telecommunications operator executives and align Google against the partners’ most pressing strategic objectives.
  • Identify new strategic partnerships that present significant opportunities for Google and the telecoms industry in the region.
  • Adapt and execute our telecoms partnership strategies, collaborating across different Google teams to ensure a partner-centric elevation of opportunities.
  • Collaborate with product leaders to build products and services that accelerate Google’s and our partners objectives in the region.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in the telecommunications, media, and technology sector in emerging markets
  • Experience in partner-facing and partner management
  • Ability to write and speak in English fluently

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working on or leading significant cloud strategies
  • Experience executing complex strategic and operational initiatives
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, solve complex problems and scale effectively across a large and highly distributed organization
  • Strategic thinking, with the ability to look at the bigger picture from a partner's perspective
  • Solid project management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, combined with impeccable business acumen.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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