Partner Programs Intern - (12 Month Placement)


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Job ID R05388

Location: VMware UK Ltd, Flow1&2, River Park Avenue, Staines upon Thames, TW18 3FA

Duration: 12 months

Start date: 16-Jul, 2018

Job Description Summary:

The EMEA Partner Programs team is responsible for the management, execution and measurement of partner incentive programs, core partner programs (across different Routes to Market) and communications to the EMEA channel organization.  This intern position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the team, working across all subject areas during the 12 month internship.  This approach provides the opportunity to gain various skills, further develop current skills and work alongside each team member for a specific period of time.

Exceptional operational execution is at the heart of this team’s deliverables, which guarantees an interesting yet demanding opportunity, bringing with it the option for raising the Intern’s personal profile with the wider Channel Organization.

The intern will receive substantial guidance, feedback, and mentoring from the team to help develop their analytical, creative and communication skills in a fast-paced technology environment. The intern also has the opportunity to take ownership of specific initiatives that contribute to the success of the Channel Organization.

Key responsibilities:

Supporting both the Partner Incentives Program Manager and the Core Partner Programs Manager in gathering, consolidating and analysing data to draw valid conclusions that drive future decisions in respect of Partner Programs

Supporting the Communications Manager in respect of calls with large internal audiences, from the logistics to hosting of calls and content creation

Supporting the Partner Experience Manager in specific activities that aim to increase partner satisfaction levels and improve the effectiveness of tools available to our internal teams

Supporting the vSAN Partner Program Manager on specific activities that aim to drive an increase of vSAN partner created opportunities, revenue and use of the assessment tools

Supporting the Partner Operations specialist on data analysis and drawing conclusions to the data findings

Developing robust trust based relationship with the Channel audience: Partner Business Managers, Distribution Account Managers to become a recognized point of contact within the Partner Programs Team

Supporting the management and compliance against programs such as VMware Funded Professional, Solution Provider Program and the Distributor Program.

Monthly/Quarterly refresh and development of new tools leveraged by the wider Channel team.


The role is highly rewarding where candidates need to be fast learners and confident to work under their initiative, key attributes are:

  • Team player – must be able to work as an effective member of a team and have first class communication skills (both written and verbally) and the confidence to deal with stakeholders of all levels
  • Resilient self-starter - the Partner Programs team is a fast-paced environment and requires a level of self-confidence and resilience, must have a desire to 'get stuck in' and really make a difference
  • Motivated and organized - the role has a lot of autonomy, to be successful the intern must be highly organized and able to prioritize their workload and happy to multi-task
  • Good problem solver – someone who can think outside of the box and identify solutions others may fail to consider

In addition to the core role VMware Staines has an extremely active Intern community which offers a great peer support network and the ability to become involved in organising charity events, knowledge sharing and learning opportunities.

Before you join, VMware will require you to go through a pre-employment screening process. This means that we will want to verify your details and the information you have given us to ensure your suitability for a certain role.

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