Strategy Manager, Office of the CEO

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do 

The Corporate Strategy Manager will develop materials (presentations, speeches, workshop materials) to support executive decision making, including: Conducting market research and analysis ,  pull together data from across the company, drawing insights, Ability to make recommendations and suggest concrete next steps / processes / governance. You will drive Program Management of leadership initiatives and help facilitate and support corporate planning design and execution activities


Who You'll Work With

The Office of the CEO works with the executive leadership team to ensure Cisco leads in the new era of technology disruption. Cisco is moving rapidly to execute on four priorities—acceleration, simplification, operational rigor, and culture, all to better meet the needs and expectations of customers.

Our strategy is "We create solutions built on intelligent networks that solve our customers' challenges." This includes three main tenets: Innovate and differentiate with application-centric and converged infrastructure; lead market transitions with innovation and architectures in cloud, mobility, collaboration, and security; and deliver solutions and outcomes for the Internet of Everything


Who You Are

You are highly organized with strong project management and follow-through skills  and  are self-motivated, highly ambitious with a desire to challenge the status-quo. You have the ability to draw insights from disparate bodies  of data and are comfortable with structuring ambiguity. Building presentation slides using Power Point and presenting to senior executives with confidence are your strong suit. You have a sound understanding of Cisco product offerings including Internet of Things (IoT), networking, compute and/or storage technologies and a demonstrated interest and fluency with adjacent technologies (e.g., Security, Mobility, Technical Services)


Minimum Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Finance/Economics and Masters in Engineering and/or MBA

·         4+ years in investment banking, management consulting or internal strategy group

·         Strong written and verbal communication, strong presence in front of senior executives

·         At least intermediate Excel skills (i.e., financial modeling)

·         Strong PowerPoint skills

·         Ability to collaborate across functional groups, including engineering, sales, services, marketing, HR, operations

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time, prioritize them and manage time, teammates, peers effectively

·         Teamwork. Champions Improvements. Doing More with Less on a small, agile team. Solves Problems Makes Decisions. Demonstrates Leadership.



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. 


We Are Cisco. 

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