Greater China R&D Partnership Manager

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200073510
The Apple Greater China R&D team is looking for a skilled, experienced, and motivated Partnership Manager to build and handle data and technology partnerships. This position will also play a key role in developing data collection, annotation and processing strategies for new and existing R&D teams. You'll have deep knowledge of local data suppliers and technology companies in the region will be given preference.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of leading business development and partnership efforts in data and technology in Greater China
  • Proven track record in partnership development, effective communication, planning and execution, based on in-depth understanding of Greater China
  • Fundamental understanding of machine learning, computer vision, and speech recognition.
  • Experience in conducting business negotiations and executing data and technology agreements
  • Strong ability to coordinate requirements from cross-functional teams
  • Strong social, written, and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese
  • Creative, problem-solving approach with developed multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to effectively function in a fast-paced highly technical environment


Analyze and define data needs and sourcing channels for Greater China R&D teams Create and roll out strategies for sourcing and managing data, building technology partnership. Work with R&D teams, Finance & Legal to help negotiate and execute key data and technology agreements Define, track, and report on existing partners and qualify new partners Handle schedules and deliverables of suppliers

Education & Experience

BA or BS required. MBA or JD/MBA preferred MS in Computer Science or equivalent.

Additional Requirements