Partner Incentives & Contra Business Analyst

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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What you will do:

You will be responsible for managing partner program & incentive analysis as it aligns to program strategy & contra budget strategy, planning & management. Your analyses and insights will be leveraged to drive strategic decisions for the Global Partner Organization as part of the GPO Strategy, Planning & Programs team. In addition, you will perform contra analysis in collaboration with the program, strategy, and regional leadership to support optimizing the overall contra portfolio across all aspects of Product & Services.


You will complete work with global strategic teams to provide predictive analytics to assist in the evolutionary planning of Cisco Program strategy.  You will create executive-level PowerPoint slides and/or summary decks to communicate your analyses & insights to senior leaders throughout the organization. In addition, you will work closely with global partner finance to validate all required analysis across programs, incentives and contra.


Who you will work with:

You will work directly with global programs teams, global partner finance and the regional contra teams (business & finance) to constantly provide analyses and insights driving optimization across our entire partner incentive portfolio. You will engage cross-functionally both in an analytical capacity as well as presenting your results & observations. Most of your projects will be working in cross-functional teams.


Who you are:

You will have at least 8+ years working as both a Program Manager & a business or financial analyst in a large global organization. Experience in both is required.


You have knowledge and experience of Cisco’s Partner organization and go-to-market.


You have 5+ years of experience working with contra revenue as a financial/business analyst or as a Program Manager. Recurring Revenue analysis experience is preferred.

You will have a BS or BA degree in Business or Finance from an accredited university. MBA preferred.

You will have strong analytical and root cause analysis skills with strong skills working in Excel, Access and Tableau.

You will have excellent communications skills with ability to engage various levels across the multiple functional organizations.

You will have strong presentation skills including excellent ability to develop and deliver using Power Point.

You are a highly-motivated individual who has the ability to work with large degree of ambiguity and ability to translate complex concepts or policies into easy to understand language.

You will have capability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with high degree of autonomy.


You have strength in working autonomously and have a very strong preference to work in teams.


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. 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. And with over 65,000 Cisco partners world-wide, our partner programs play a significant role in the future growth of the company.


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