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Director- Partner Program

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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Hungerford, England, GB, RG17 0YL

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


We’re a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We’re innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers’ car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organisation where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


Purpose of role

The Partner Platform Director will define CDKi’s approach for partner platform and build a scalable commercial model to drive revenue growth across international markets. The role will be responsible for the set up of a best in class, scalable tech integration for 3rd party and application and OEM systems, defining CDKI's commercial partnership model and expanding it across exisiting and new markets to achieve a set revenue target.


Key Duties & Responsibilities


  • Define, establish and lead the strategy and roadmap to grow a partner platform business and revenue stream for CDKi, ensuring stakeholder engagement buyin throughout.
  • Define and set up an appropriate commercial model for partnerships across CDKi
  • Work closely with the established US partnership business to adopt and align appropriately and eliminate risk of duplication
  • Build best in class, scalable tech integration for 3rd party application and OEM systems.
  • Build the organisation, skills and capabilities to support a fast scaling partnership business across the CDKi business.
  • Lead current incubation activity to develop a core set of business API’s across CDKi’s DMS portfolio ensuring robust prioritisation of activity in line with commercial roadmap. Work to define the on-going resource requirements once initial set up is complete.
  • Set standards, governance, reporting, KPIs for partnership activity across CDKi
  • Support key partnership activity in other key strategic initialtives (Digital, New market entry).
  • Continue to evaluate and optimise the commercial viability of CDKi Partner/Platform approach and model
  • Revenue Target ownership


Why a career with CDK Global?


We demand diversity. Our people may be spread across countries, continents and cultures, but we’re united by a passion and enthusiasm to drive our business forward. This means no matter where you work you’ll feel like part of our global team. Diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences are the only way to deliver world-class service to our customers. Our differences are our strengths


Your benefits. To help us attract and retain the best, we pay people according to performance, not length of service. We will also help you grow your career, not only through focused investment in learning and development but also by enabling you to explore the exciting opportunities our global market has to offer.


The perfect opportunity awaits. Start your career with CDK Global.

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