Director, Strategy & Planning

  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Why Cisco?

The Team: the leadership team, this position will be responsible for working closely with VP Canada Sales, the Canada leadership team and associated stakeholders to help drive and manage strategic cross-functional programs, engage with executives, and represent the interests of Canada Sales.


Who You Are?

The ideal candidate should posses the ability to make recommendations, provide constructive feedback to and guide senior executives based on business acumen, alignment to and understanding of the operational landscape, leveraging analytical skills as needed to create a business case, communication and respect.


What You'll Do?

He/she should be able to effortlessly move from strategic thinking to managing tactical issues. A pro-active and progressive approach to take on difficult issues and to uncover and address areas of opportunity will be critical.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: An undergraduate degree required. Advanced degree preferred. Excellent track record of business results required. Background in strategy or consulting preferred.



Who You'll Work With?

• Lead critical business initiatives across Canada and with other organizations ( strategic planning, goal alignment, product planning, and operations.)

• Lead business planning and portfolio analysis

• Partner with senior leadership team to align and execute the Canada vision

• Execute management processes (staff meetings, ops review, etc.) with a high degree of productivity, efficiency and scale.

• Align efforts on goals and financial and performance metrics

• Support and further enable the overall effectiveness for the Canadian Sales leadership team.



About Cisco:

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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