The Project Manager, Partner Certification takes the relationship with a Solutions Partner from hand-off by Business Development (upon completion of a signed partnership agreement) through to integration completion and certification.
The Avalara Project Manager, Partner Certification takes the lead for the overall launch of the Solutions Partner they are assigned. The Project Manager pro-actively and professionally manages the relationship and helps guide the partner through building and certifying the integration to AvaTax including gathering all necessary information to help Avalara go-live take the customer live quickly and efficiently. The Project Manager works closely with the Channel Development Managers and Sales people to ensure that marketing and sales planning is taking place during the development of the integration.
Coordinate and project manage Avalara resources to assist with design of the completed integration, development, integration review and organize development support where necessary and appropriate.
Monitor partner integration progress and problem solve to keep forward momentum of project.
Provide feedback and prioritization to sales and go-live on expected delivery date of integration.
Certify that the completed integration is working as expected and as required.
Ensure that all user guides, implementation costs and contacts are documented in the internal knowledgebase.
Coordinate with the appropriate Channel Marketing Representative and sales person to ensure that channel marketing plans are complete and being executed and ensure that CDM has set up a sales training for Solutions Partner resources.
Ensure communications to Partners to test and recertify integrations if necessary as Avalara SDK changes in the future.
Continue to communicate with Business Development and Channel Marketing regarding the account on a go forward basis.
Experience and Skills:
Five years or more of software project management delivery, preferably within the B2B sector.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must with a demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams.
Teamwork oriented with a strong focus on customer satisfaction and business development.
Ability to think strategically, solve problems effectively, tenaciously follow-through to ensure partnership success.
Results oriented with strong people and time management skills, highly organized and driven to succeed.
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.
Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings: 1
Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
Level of Education: BA/BS
Starting Date : ASAP
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