Global Vendor Program Manager

Breda | Sales |

About The RoleSupporting partner managers in all Kinly entities and to Ensure to maintain Kinly preferred status with main vendors, grow funding’s and rebates, enrol to global programs.This role is initial to recover a maternity leave and a temp period till april 2024.  This role can be positioned in The UK or in The Netherlands.

About The Role

You will be supporting partner managers in all Kinly entities and ensure to maintain the Kinly preferred status with main vendors, grow funding’s and rebates, enroll to global programs.

This role is initial for 1 year to recover a maternity leave and can be positioned in The UK or in The Netherlands.

The job exists of a local and a global part:

Global part (80%)

  • Overall overview partner program
  • Setup system of reporting and setup structure
  • Good communication with vendors, diplomatic
  • Inform local about upcoming promotions and deals (also training)
  • Initiate investment programs
  • Initiate and keep track global partner programs
  • Instruct local to fulfil the requirements
  • Keep track of current and future partner requirements
  • Certifications, Training, Demo equipment, Mandatory training
  • Setup of global teams and sharepoint
  • Coordinate regular management meeting with Partner and Kinly management
  • Setup the right contacts at Vendors on global level, soft skills
  • Cisco, Microsoft, Polycom, Crestron, AVIXA, etc
  • Coordinate partner events global and with local
  • Let local report to global
  • Make best practices work for all countries

Local part (20%)

  • · Train people

  • · Coordinate trainings

  • · Submit monthly report on progress and status
  • · Multi people involved
  • · Support, renewal rate + report KPI’s report to global
  • · Sales, follow up on promotions, end quarter deals
  • · Procurement
  • · Purchasing, deal registration etc.
  • · Training and certification administration for the Vendor activities


  • · Keep management up to date with the overall status of the partner programs from Kinly main vendors (Currently Cisco, Microsoft, Poly, Zoom, Pexip, Logitech etc.)

  • · Proactively ensure that any changes to the programs are communicated to each country entities to make necessary changes or training to meet new requirements

  • · Proactively communicate commercial programs to sales, presales and support departments

  • · Ensure Kinly is registered for and renew all sub programs in the partnership program

  • · Optimize commercial terms for sub programs with partners

  • · Track and renew any company certifications needed for Kinly for optimized commercial terms

  • · Track and ensure renewals of any individual certifications needed for company certifications

  • · Track and ensure other commitments and prereqs for partner programs are followed (CSAT, Contract renewals, experience points fulfilment etc.)

  • · Work with senior management in shaping the partner strategy for partner development

  • · Objective is to align all vendor programs globally to ensure maximum T&C’s and share certifications if possible

  • · Global Vendor program manager is overall responsible for all certifications in all Kinly countries

  • · Day to day communication with partners to setup regular meetings for management, roadmap reviews etc.

  • · Any other tasks (deemed as being within your capability) as required by the Company.

  • · Acquisition - work with vendors and legal to ensure all agreements are in place, rebates, programs and accreditations are not lost of compromised

  • · Supplier surveys, Procurement meeting notes and support

  • · Global Programs - drive internally

What do we offer you?

Hire on attitude and train on competence, that's our credo. We offer you an ambitious environment, an good working atmosphere and enough career opportunities to make your time at Kinly valuable. The primary and secondary working conditions are also excellent, such as a good salary and sufficient vacations. And if we may give you a final tip: don't forget to join us occasionally for our drinks or other team activities.

Salary for this role is in the range between  €50- €60K per year. 


You have at least 5 years of experience in a similar position, in a project-driven environment or in an organization affiliated with the aforementioned vendors. You have demonstrable experience in optimizing partner programs and you know how to get people on board and how to enthuse them to make better use of these programs. It goes without saying that you have excellent negotiation planning and communication skills.

· Affinity with the AV / UC market is a plus;

· Knowledge of partner programs (Cisco, Poly, Pexip, Microsoft,..);

· Good relational and commercial skills;

· Knowledge of SAP/ERP systems;

· Fluent in English language in word and writing (Dutch is a plus).

· Great analytical skills;

· Ability to manage a team across the globe without direct hierarchical responsibility;

About Kinly

At Kinly we believe working together is the most exciting thing in the world. In the modern workplace, we enable people to share, discuss, and truly work together with videoconferencing, AV- and Smart technologies. For us, it doesn’t stop with technology, we will be there, every step of the way to help People work smarter, in different places and spaces.

Our ambition is to be the Thought Leader and Market Leader in our targeted verticals and markets. We are already No. 1 in our European, UK, Dutch and Norwegian regions, and now a Global Top 3 company in our industry. From 20 offices around the world our 1,200 employees serve more than 2500 Clients ranging from innovative start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and Governments, in over 125 countries.

Kinly believes the key to success lies in the skill and passion of our people; Our values, being Passionate Innovators, Reliable Professionals and “In it Together” are all about how we build a culture to make our Brand Promise come true:

Working together.


Equal Opportunities

Kinly is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, gender identity, pregnancy, colour, race, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, religion or any other ‘protected characteristics. We welcome your application.

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