MANAGER.PLANNING STRATEGY OPS

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    RTP, NC; Richardson, Texas; Mineapolis, MN; New York City, NY; Boston, MA
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Services, Solutions, Customer Success
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1207507
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MANAGER.PLANNING STRATEGY OPS

 

What You'll Do

Ever wondered what it would be like to immerse yourself in the ocean of major technology disruptions in the world today? What if you could be rewarded for being at the epicenter of helping driving the sales of one of the largest pioneers of the Internet on our planet, shaping the future through connecting the previously unconnected?

As a dynamic leader, you will be providing technical direction and business guidance to the regional sales team and driving business impact through technology and resource allocation. You will work with internal and external stakeholders in order to drive technology, services, and software adoption, business relevance, contributing to building a strong business network.

Join us to lead a team of high-performing Virtual Systems Engineers and continually seek innovative methods for improving your team’s performance and overall impact. You will use Cisco technology to stay virtually connected with team members, customers and peers using collaboration tools and processes.

Who You'll Work With

You will be part of one of Cisco’s fastest growing, disruptive, and innovative sales teams and the talent engine for Cisco Sales. We serve our customer life-cycle through a series of selling motions (Land, Adopt, Expand, Renewal, and Services) in order to drive higher value and an optimal experience from Cisco solutions.

The Global Virtual Engineering team within the Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success (GVS&CS) organization is a dynamic and multicultural team that consistently delivers technology sales enablement therefore contributing to profitable growth. Within this trusted team, you can share best practices, your ideas, feel supported by your colleagues, challenge the status quo, be innovative, and have the flexibility to drive projects you are passionate about.

We connect Cisco customers with solutions that can transform their businesses and change the world for the better. You will have a significant impact in how customers are driving value from these solutions and technology offers.

We will provide you with a platform for success including:  coaching, training and on-the-job learning that will strongly support you in your career advancement.

You will discover an innovative, flexible and award-winning working environment using the latest Cisco technologies to enable and empower you to perform to the very best of your abilities. Our teams can adapt quickly to respond to market changes and are highly encouraged to give back to our local communities.

#WeAreGVE

 Who You Are

Are you a people-focused strategy and/or business development professional with a broad knowledge of Cisco and/or relevant industry products, solutions, technologies, software and related programs?

Do you love facilitating strategic discussions, orchestrating business development conversations, and are passionate for operations excellence?

If you are a guru in translating strategic initiatives into clear execution-ready deliverables, if you can help operationalize strategy and goals into a compelling value proposition for the team, then we want you!

Our minimum requirements for this role:

 

·       7+ years of experience in strategic planning capability: Corporate Strategy and/or Management Consulting experience as well as high-growth company experience are a plus.

·       Demonstrated consulting and/or project management experience in professional services organization with relevant experience managing a services practice within a software company (Security and SaaS experience preferred).

·       Ability to help lead strategic planning to success within committed timeline, including defining road-map, facilitating decision-making on priorities and organizational changes.

·       Strong problem solving skills: ability to assess a problem and figure out an effective course of action. Ready to take on calculated risks.

·       Responsible to drive technical adoption operations efficiency and excellence, help lead a team of business operations managers and help the Strategy and Planning lead continue to drive our offer adoption strategy.

·       Ability to engage both with cross-functional and GVS&CS leaders on a regular basis to drive strategy planning and address potential issues regarding Adoption capabilities for GVE.

·       Passionate about the rapidly evolving world of Information Technologies, understand and follow the new technological trends and business models

·       Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, economics, operations, or mathematics. MBA and Graduate degree in Business and/or Strategic Planning is a major plus.

·       People oriented, interested and skilled in growing, able to work with early in careers as well as experienced professionals.

·       Understands the value of software sales and “everything-as-as-service”

·       Experience in support of technical sales as a Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, involved in technical adoption capabilities, and/or the equivalent is a plus.

·       Excellent communication, writing, presentation, and analytical skills.

 Why Cisco?

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

#WeAreGVE

#WeAreCisco

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