Apple M E FZCOOffice 302, Level 3, Building 4, Emaar SquareP.O Box 116977Downtown Dubai, DubaiUnited Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Apr 29, 2018
Job Posting Date:
Dec 29, 2017
Partnership Manager, Developer Relations jov vacancy at Apple in Dubai.
The Worldwide Developer Relations team at Apple is responsible for a number of areas, including creating and managing strategic partnerships within the iOS and Mac OS X developer community, presenting development best practices and evangelising technology adoption. As a Partnership Manager for this region, this individual will drive and manage relationships with developer organisations in the region and get such developers to create innovative products that fully leverage key iOS and Mac OS X technologies across all key app genres, and ensure that these apps exhibit best-in-class user experience and feature sets. This individual will work closely with Partnership Managers in Europe and the US as well as local Product Marketing and iTunes to deliver apps for local consumption and also for the worldwide market.
Excellent presentation, communication (written and verbal) skills are a must.
Must be fluent in English and Arabic would be an advantage.
Hands-on development experience with iOS, Mac OS X, Apple’s Xcode development environment is desirable.
Highly professional, with the ability to deliver quality work under pressure and on tight schedules.
At ease dealing with rapidly changing environments.
Fluent in Arabic (written & spoken).
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: Possesses a strong understanding of the App ecosystem, business models, local genres of importance, competition and competing platforms, and ecosystems. Can build strong internal and external relationships to effectively communicate Apple’s platform message and benefits to developers. Is persuasive and effective at interacting with all levels of the partner organisation from developer to CxO. Solid understanding of technology and proficient with the key characteristics of iOS technologies, development tools, and frameworks. Results-driven with a world-class attention to detail, remarkable follow-through, and an ability to totally focus on customer experience and service. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Driving availability of local and worldwide apps across key genres like Games, Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Publishing. Driving adoption of iOS and Mac OS X technologies such as Sprite Kit, Metal, Passbook, Core Location, ARkit, Core Motion by identifying specific opportunities for each 3rd party. Support developer technology adoption requirements, through effectively working with cross-functional teams at Apple. Working one-on-one with 3rd party software development teams and decision makers to ensure the products they're building are best of class. Presenting core Apple Technologies to a developer audience in an effective and clear manner. Identify key stakeholders and develop relationships with them. Stay current on trends, the latest guidelines, and the newest technologies.
BA/BS in the scientific engineering discipline plus 8-9 years relevant experience (or MA/MS/MBA plus 6-7 yrs), or equivalent experience.
Extensive travel required through the region, most notably KSA and other GCC countries, and to Europe and Cupertino, California. Up to 4 weeks per quarter.