What does a Client Partner Manager do?

Client partners advise and support clients, offering solutions and tactics to help achieve their business goals while also increasing company revenue. They develop strategic plans that align with client priorities and emphasize tools and services that can improve efficiency, streamline processes, or increase profits. They provide ongoing client support to address challenge or resolve issues.

Client partners often have a bachelor’s degree in a business field, but many employers consider relevant professional experience to be more important. A strong background in sales, account management, or customer support is desired. This position demands an in-depth understanding of the client’s business needs and challenges, and the ability to offer proactive solutions. This is a role that requires a high level of client attention and support via a variety of communication methods and may include frequent, regular meetings.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Client Partner Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$106,958 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$63K
Median: $107K
$181K
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Client Partner Manager Career Path

Learn how to become a Client Partner Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Client Partner Manager Insights

Read what Client Partner Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
BioQuest SolutionsBioQuest Solutions
Client Partner
Mar 12, 2020

“Mr. Kedar Nigavekar is one of the finest person and amazing boss I got an opportunity to work with.”

In-house RecruitmentIn-house Recruitment
Partnerships
Nov 12, 2021

“The events you'll be working at are great fun and packed full of amazing speakers and content.”

AvePointAvePoint
Partner Manager
Oct 26, 2020

“I've had many opportunities to grow and expand my personal skill set while working here.”

AvePointAvePoint
Partner Manager
Oct 26, 2020

“One of the best reasons to work at AvePoint is the boundless opportunity you'll receive.”

Waitr  Waitr  
Partner Growth Manager
Jan 18, 2022

“Communication from top to bottom got pretty bad towards the end of my tenure at Waitr.”

DXC TechnologyDXC Technology
Client Partner
May 13, 2020

“The compensation agreement looks good on the surface but if you make your target DXC will adjust it to ensure you actually fail it.”

Ficus e Logic
Principal Client Partner
Sep 10, 2021

“You are well recognised for your contribution and get enough opportunities to grow in your career.”

Beacon Health OptionsBeacon Health Options
Client Partnerships
Aug 1, 2020

“I have had many opportunities for growth and development Beacon and have been promoted several times.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a client partner manager

When working as a client partner manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Optimization, Effective Communication, Business Acumen, Big Data, and CRM.

The most similar professions to client partner manager are:
  • Business Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • Sales Representative

The most common qualifications to become a client partner manager include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.