Global Partnerships Lead

  • UK based with flexible working, -, -, United Kingdom
  • Full-time
  • Department: Product Management
  • Role Type: Hybrid
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Full Time

Company Description

Who are Experian?

We are the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 20,000 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Our approach to flexible working

We care about work that works, whether that’s about where you work or adjusting your hours to fit better with your life. Our flexible working practices, including our hybrid working model where you can split your working time between the office and your home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our business as well as ensuring that our people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. So that you can love where you work, please discuss what works for you with your recruiter during the hiring process.

Accepting you, for you.

We want you to feel accepted for who you are and to feel safe, valued and to help us build a culture of true belonging. Experian is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we take affirmative action to create a more inclusive and equitable world of work. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, ethnicity, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, Veteran status or whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.

Job Description

The Global Partnership Lead/Manager is an important appointment in a team with significant growth ambition. Reporting to the Head of Partnerships you will use your industry knowledge and your commercial skills to lead key relationships with existing Decisioning partners and drive commercial relationships with new vendors.

You will work closely with Regional Product, Client Success and Go to Market teams, across our geographic footprint, to expand our presence and assist regional stakeholders to deliver in two core areas: 

  1. Grow regional revenues by helping Commercial partners to power their client solutions with Experian’s suite of decisioning software.
  2. Identify and on-board great 3rd party capability to enhance that decisioning suite supporting the needs of the business through a period of accelerated growth

In line with the company objectives, your main responsibilities will include the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage nominated existing global decisioning partner relationships to deliver long term mutually beneficial commercial relationships.
  • Identify and Initiate new partnership opportunities based on the GDSG strategic plan and regional/client requirements.
  • Collect regular feedback on existing activity and new partner need from Regional Product, Sales and Client Success teams.
  • Work with the Head of Partnerships to Identify and grow new partner channels to market existing and new services.
  • Manage MI and KPI/Metric dashboard to monitor effectiveness of partner channels.
  • Contribute/lead Global/Regional stakeholder communication to update progress, challenge and opportunity in Partnerships.
  • Contribute to partner strategy in conjunction with Global/Regional stakeholders to inform both strategic planning and budget setting.
  • Manage within the proposed partner support model, covering technical, commercial, Third party risk, dispute resolution and delivery.
  • Ensure partners and clients have a smooth and harmonious experience of the partner process to drive increasing NPS advocacy.
  • Provide timely and accurate forecasts built from granular data and insight providing current and future market trends and competitor activity.


  • Degree or equivalent
  • Proven In-direct “Route to Market” Experience and Understanding
  • A thorough working knowledge of an Eco-system/Marketplace environment
  • Partner On-boarding and management in a regulated environment
  • Strong Customer Marketing Experience and Understanding
  • SaaS and or Decision Analytics industry experience
  • Experience of working with, and ability to influence internally and externally, multiple stakeholders (Sales, Client Success, Product)
  • Strong communication, presentation and time management skills
  • High personal drive, empathy, vision and hold a naturally inquisitive nature.
  • Will suit someone, who holds all the core capability, looking to step up to the next stage in their career

Additional Information

Why choose us?

Our colleagues’ health and wellbeing are a top priority for us, that’s why our reward, benefits and wellbeing programmes are designed so you can come to work feeling your very best self. Our benefits focus on health, money, and lifestyle so you can tailor your benefits to your own personal needs. Whether it’s your physical and mental wellness, getting to work or preparing for the next big milestone in your life, we have a range of flexible options to have you covered!

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