Distribution Manager EMEA

Channel Sales Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Job Summary   


Responsible for Distribution management, select and develop distribution partners that are best fit to connect the Nutanix supply chain to the Nutanix Go To Market. Measure and improve both back-end (logistics, quoting, ordering)  and front-end services (demand generation, sales support) from EMEA distribution partners, driving bookings growth and lowering cost of sales. Develop and execute programs for distributors to on-board, enable and drive sales from distributor focused Nutanix Partners. Work with EMEA Channels leader to implement distribution and channel go to market strategy and support team with channel operations tasks. Drive pipeline growth through partner events and net new deal registrations from partners. Be a point of contact for Nutanix Distribution Partners in EMEA. 





  • Influence Distributors to align their business resources to drive Nutanix revenue.
  • Regular meetings and business planning sessions with Distributors including QBRs to plan MDF spending, business activities and drive mutual revenue growth.
  • Drive adoption of Nutanix Channel tools including Nutanix campaign builder, Nutanix Sizer, Quoting Tool,…
  • Drive enablement of the distributor focused Nutanix Resellers
  • Guard accountability of distributor partners in both back-end and front-end services
  • Lower cost of sales by streamlining channel operations with and through distributors
  • Manage Distributor RFP process, selecting and negotiating with current and new distribution partners





  • At least 10 yrs experience in international IT sales and channel management. 
  • Experience selling datacenter infrastructure or enterprise applications
  • Good existing contacts with channel partners and significant European distributors
  • Able to quickly recruit and on-board relevant new partners
  • Self starter, comfortable in a fast growing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills including presentation skills (Fluent English speaking/writing is a must).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with employees within the sales function and across functions including Marketing, Sales Operations, System Engineering, and Product Development.
  • Experience using SalesForce and/or other CRM software.
  • Track record of exceeding assigned sales quotas in contiguous, multiple years.


Qualifications and Experience 

  • A solid understanding of how enterprise infrastructure pieces are put together.
  • Proven track record in building and starting up a channel partner network in an International environment.
  • Demonstrable understanding of how distribution and resellers business models operate, and so how to stimulate interest.
  • The person will be required to travel within EMEA – assume 50% of time spent traveling.

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