Job Role and Responsibility
The Senior Manager of Business Transformation is accountable for helping to drive the strategy & execution of VMware's WPCO business transformation. Responsibilities include managing the execution of the Transformation Center of Excellence within the WPCO organization, as well as driving efficient, integrated & informed business planning and transformation framework. Process design will include market-in intelligence, competitive analysis and industry POV/3rd party benchmarking. This role will report to the Director of Business Transformation and will help to drive the execution of a collaborative operating model between WPCO & key VMware functional businesses.
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with strong communications skills, financial acumen and proven expertise in managing effective strategic processes in a highly matrixed environment. This is a highly cross functional role requiring close collaboration with corporate planning & intelligence, GEO sales leadership, VMware sales and sales ops teams, WPCO leaders & 3rd party resources (i.e. analysts, etc.). The role requires a track record of balancing strategic thinking, driving transformational change, and executional rigor delivering on current business priorities.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Execute VMware's WPCO transformation strategy with the functional business leaders, xRTM sales leaders and business units.
Accountable for market-in POV to inform planning & transformation strategies, including building an Insights "community", including interlocking with Franchise Platform leads/BUs to ensure awareness of trends opportunities, and GEO sales to drive awareness and a methodology to support self-service for Insights to be consumed across the business
Responsible for WPCO's integration into & participation in VMware's biannual corporate planning process.
Drive execution between WPCO and key functional partners through an interlocked operating model.
Collaborate cross-functionally with WPCO SLT teams to ensure programs, investments, incentives, and acceleration initiatives align with and support the overall business transformation strategy.
Accountable for partnering with VMware Sales Operations, BTA & EDA to ensure alignment to OLT prioritization of key operational dependencies (i.e. automation).
Partner with GEO strategy planning & operations peers to create an operating model to accelerate "one-team" mindset for business planning.
Community: Build out & maintain a collaboration framework leveraging technologies & platforms to amplify business visibility, awareness of insights & POV, best practice sharing, etc.
10+ years' experience in strategy & business planning, and driving transformational frameworks in highly matrixed environments
Towering strength in communications, both 1:1, and experience building & maintaining successful community models leveraging technology platforms for scale
Solid understanding of Partner ecosystems, software sales cycles and customer lifecycle models.
Demonstrates exceptional leadership skills with the ability to create and drive vision across organizations.
Proven experience in a global software organization with significant matrixed sales management responsibility.
Strong interpersonal and team building skills; proven ability to work with a diverse team and influence and drive change across functional and business boundaries in a fast paced environment.
Deep experience in creating & optimizing collaborative operating models with extended teams; can be a trusted advisor to sales leadership.
The ability to operate effectively in a rapidly scaling, dynamic environment, be able to manage multiple stakeholders and groups simultaneously and have strong communications skills.
Possesses highest level of integrity, honesty and professionalism.
Category : Sales
Subcategory: Business Development
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-10-12
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