Program Manager, Business Operations | Go-to-Market (GTM)

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Security
  • Job Id
    1371561

Cisco Security organization is hiring a Senior Go to Market (GTM) Business Operations and Program Management leader. Cloud Security is one of the fastest growing businesses within Cisco, and this highly influential role combines strategic planning, organizational governance, execution and cross-functional initiatives. This role will ensure that the GTM team is fully aligned, transparently operates and executes towards common set of goals and objectives, resulting in continually delivered value to our internal and external users and customers. 

What You'll Do

Responsible for keeping teams focused and aligned on priorities by leading the business goal setting and operational planning and reporting process.

Monitor progress of key initiatives and priorities by meeting regularly with key stakeholders to track results and challenges; ensure that commitments and priorities are being executed.

Drive strategic cross-functional initiatives, projects, meetings and commitments.

Create and operationalize the governance model, structure and processes required to enable teams alignment and collaboration, and build a scalable foundation for growth.

Cultivate a positive and inclusive culture, aligned with Cisco’s values, where team members can thrive, be fully engaged and satisfied

 Who You'll Work With

You will collaborate and partner with the GTM leadership team and peers in other departments and organizations. You will interact with Program Management and Operations leaders across Cloud Security, including product management, finance, business operations and engineering. You will also collaborate and engage with other GTM organizations across Cisco.

 Who You Are

BS in Business Administration or related major

5+ years of business management / program management experience in an enterprise level Go To Market / Marketing / Cross-functional organization

Power to influence peers, managers and executives, driving towards a decision while managing ambiguity

Effectively communicate problems, issues, risks, solutions, to stakeholders

Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills

Flexible, adaptable. Self-starter who learns quickly with minimal supervision

Organized and detail-oriented, with a high level of integrity and reliability.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for keeping teams focused and aligned on priorities by leading the business goal setting and operational planning and reporting process.
  • Monitor progress of key initiatives and priorities by meeting regularly with key stakeholders to track results and challenges; ensure that commitments and priorities are being executed.
  • Drive strategic cross-functional initiatives, projects, meetings and commitments.
  • Create and operationalize the governance model, structure and processes required to enable teams alignment and collaboration, and build a scalable foundation for growth.
  • Cultivate a positive and inclusive culture, aligned with Cisco’s values, where team members can thrive, be fully engaged and satisfied

Who You'll Work With

You will collaborate and partner with the GTM leadership team and peers in other departments and organizations. You will interact with Program Management and Operations leaders across Cloud Security, including product management, finance, business operations and engineering. You will also collaborate and engage with other GTM organizations across Cisco.

Who You Are

  • BS in Business Administration or related major
  • 5+ years of business management / program management experience in an enterprise level Go To Market / Marketing / Cross-functional organization
  • Power to influence peers, managers and executives, driving towards a decision while managing ambiguity
  • Effectively communicate problems, issues, risks, solutions, to partners
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Flexible, adaptable self-starter who learns quickly with minimal direction
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with a high level of integrity and reliability.

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 leaders with vision, 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.

 
Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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