Manager, Strategy And Planning

Cisco Systems, Inc. San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

What You'll Do

Cisco CX Pricing Center of Excellence plays a foundational role in driving business outcomes. We are currently looking for a analytically strong candidate to drive problem solving, analysis and alignment with multiple senior stakeholders working with a cross-functional team.

In this role, you will be expected to execute on multiple projects across all Cisco technologies to help data-driven decision-making using internal and external data. The role requires working closely with stakeholders from Product Management, Finance, Engineering, Operations, and IT. Your success would be determined by the impact to business and exceeding expectations.

Who You'll Work With

You will join CX Pricing COE, a team of high-caliber professionals passionate about pricing, analytics and solving complex problems, and excited to help Cisco navigate through business transformations.

Who You Are

  • You are a structured problem solver who can communicate clearly, concisely, and in simple terms.

  • You ask "why" to understand the root cause. You put structure to your thinking. You make simple the sophisticated.

  • You embrace complexity and thrive in difficult situations

  • You are willing to take risks to explore new opportunities and know how to validate the potential and feasibility quickly.

  • You love to work in multi-functional teams. You can navigate a large corporation and get others passionate about following your lead.

Our Minimum Requirements for this Role are:

  • BS/BA, MBA is a plus with 8+ years total experience with two years or more spent at a top management consulting firm.

  • Comfortable with numbers, crafting storylines and building models for business cases

  • Familiar with SQL, R/Python; strong with Excel and PowerPoint

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Here's how we do it.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we're "old" (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but we're also a software company.

And a security company.

An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can't put us in a box!

But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break, and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Don't care.

Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool.

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