appliedAI is looking for a
(Senior) Partner Interaction Manager (m/f/x)
Location: Munich
About us
The appliedAI Initiative is Europe’s largest initiative for fostering the application of AI technology in the German industrial landscape. We shape Europe’s innovative power in AI together with leading companies and tech players. We do this through close sparring and interaction with our partners on neutral ground based on delivering a unique set of assets and individual services. We build on deep technical expertise while focusing on applicability of the solutions. We create visions in the age of AI for Germany as a society, for us in a world of climate change as well as in our economy. We guide our partners to achieve their ambition in a world we want to live in.
We help our partners advance in AI maturity by supporting them with a variety of assets and services. Our expertise and the developed tools have to be delivered to our partners and customers. We are looking for a (Senior) Partner Interaction Manager, focusing on our industry partners, to ensure we are making the maximum impact in transforming businesses with AI.
In this role, you are responsible for establishing close relationships with the key players from different industries on a European level. As an excellent communicator and customer-focused analytical expert, you will be an essential point of contact for our industry partner companies and support them succeed in their AI journey by getting the best out of their collaboration with appliedAI. You will work closely together with AI experts from a variety of backgrounds and act as an advocate for appliedAI to shape Europe’s innovative power in AI.
Managing portfolio of projects & accounts: You serve as a trusted advisor to our partners, helping them to adopt and advance in AI technologies from onboarding to the successful evolution of their AI journey.
Building up industry expertise and perspective: You develop a deep understanding for different industries to provide guidance and utilize synergies across customer projects.
Shaping AI solutions: Internally, you act as advocate for our industry partners to shape our offering portfolio, you make sure the partners are extracting highest value out of their investment.
Engagement planning and alignment to customer objectives: You help our partners achieve their strategic goals by providing timely, proactive recommendations that will benefit their application of AI. You establish close relationships with executives to ensure maximum impact.
Services renewal management: You closely collaborate with Business Development, Sales and Marketing functions for cross- & up-selling during the partnerships and to establish advocacy.
Measurement and implementation of return on interaction throughout the partner life cycle, while promoting team efforts within appliedAI.
Supervision and identification of trends in AI adoption, utilization, providing guidance as part of success reviews.

Your profile
Educational background in business and/or technology and ~3-5 years of work experience in one of the following areas: Technology Consulting, Customer Success, Technology Solutions Development, Enterprise Software or similar
Experience in managing business or technology transformations
Ability to anticipate challenges and proactively develop solutions
Strong communication and presentation skills across all levels of the organization, to build relationships and manage sophisticated customer requests involving multiple parties and enterprise systems
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Interest in mapping business requirements into technical features
Results-driven and tenacious character, aim to make an impact in a fast-paced environment
Ideally knowledge of AI products and features, capabilities, use cases and the AI ecosystem
Fluency in English and German
What we offer
A highly qualified and motivated team of ~70 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape. ~25 of us have a strong scientific, engineering or CS background.
An atmosphere that encourages you to think and experiment in new ways
A highly visible initiative that helps you to build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
Flexibility to choose / switch between our office at Innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and remote work
Pick your hardware setup
Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate your own activities
Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
Qualitrain membership
Free food, coffee, snacks, etc.
Please submit your application here
Juliane Haspel (Senior HR Business Partner)
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, Freddy-Mercury-Str. 5, 80797 Munich
Tel.: 089/189469-1249