We are looking for a motivated and tenacious individual to join our Channel Account team, based in Dubai but responsible for growing the Rapid7 brand and presence across our Middle East & Africa region (MEA).

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to help us develop the Channel strategy in this emerging region as well as drive creative lead generation and sales incentive ideas in an expanding security market. The successful candidate will possess strong critical thinking skills, executive presence, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

About the Team

Our MEA business has been growing at a considerable rate over the last few years, and with a 100% Channel model, our Channel team is at the heart of our success. The MEA Channel organisation has a vital responsibility to drive partnership revenue and growth with our channel partners and distributors. 

About the Role

You will work closely with the MEA Sales team, Marketing and technical consultants to ensure we get the most benefit from partners through market mindshare, lead sharing campaigns, marketing programs, incentives, sales, technical training, and events. A large part of this role will be focused on developing strong relationships with our strategic partners and alliances using available internal and external resources, to maximise revenue opportunities and establish Rapid7 as a strategic, long term partner.

In this role, you will:

  • Build and develop a robust pipeline through partner opportunities across the entire MEA region.
  • Develop and leverage partner and distributor relationships to grow mindshare across all levels within their organisation, especially at higher management and C-level.
  • Maintain quarterly business plans aligned to business metric targets such as training, certification, deal registration,  pipeline build and revenue.
  • Collaborate closely with the Channel Marketing team to help drive marketing and incentive programs to drive sales.
  • Engage with Rapid 7 Channel Operations in order to enable partners in the use of our Partner Portal resources and understand back office logistics and processes.
  • Coordinate enablement activities with respect to Sales and Technical education and certification
  • Drive adoption and enforcement of the Partner program as well as identifying partner specialisations
  • Develop and onboard partners in support of the local region sales plans and priorities
  • Collaborate with sales leaders to support the overall growth of our channel program, development of partners facing collateral and sales tools, tracking and internal communication tools, and marketing programs
  • Work with our strategic technology and hyper scaler partners to develop our joint business in  Region

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Proven track record in exceeding sales quotas and targets working with channel partners with demonstrable years of channel management experience
  • Ability to present value and negotiate deals with decision makers across sales, internal and partner teams.
  • Knowledge of the security industry or wider Infrastructure industry
  • Comfortable presenting effectively and persuasively in front of audiences, both technically and non-technically oriented
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex technology concepts in front of cross functional audiences, both technically and non-technically oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organisations.
  • Collaborate and share early and often to engage others and cross-functional organisations around you.
  • Managing the delivery and certification of authorised training, professional services and front line support programs.
  • Existing and established relationships in the region.

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. That’s because these teams reflect a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today. 

About Rapid7

At Rapid7, we are on a mission to create a secure digital world for our customers, our industry, and our communities. We do this by embracing tenacity, passion, and collaboration to challenge what’s possible and drive extraordinary impact.

Here, we’re building a dynamic workplace where everyone can have the career experience of a lifetime. We challenge ourselves to grow to our full potential. We learn from our missteps and celebrate our victories. We come to work every day to push boundaries in cybersecurity and keep our 10,000 global customers ahead of whatever’s next. 

Join us and bring your unique experiences and perspectives to tackle some of the world’s biggest security challenges.



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Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Job Overview
Job Posted:
2 months ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Procurement Manager
Bachelor Degree
2 Years
Total Vacancies

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Dubai , United Arab Emirates