Strategy And Corporate Development Manager

Dell Inc Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job ID R189610 Date posted Aug. 20, 2018

VMware is seeking a Senior Strategy Manager to join its Strategy & Corporate Development (SCD) team at its global headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. The position offers the opportunity to join a team addressing key strategic areas of growth for VMware. The team provides an excellent platform for strategy and corporate development professionals to play a prominent role in shaping the future of one of the most exciting companies in the software technology landscape. The SCD team is a small, core group of professionals who help plan and develop strategic plans of record, address key cross-business-unit strategic questions, and find opportunities for strategic partnerships and investments to help the company realize its growth goals. As a key member of this team, the SCD Manager will be responsible for supporting VMware's corporate business development efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a keen understanding of, and monitor key technology and market trends in specific areas of interest to VMware

  • Maintain firm view of market landscape of industry participants including emerging startup companies, market shares, relative competitive advantage, and business models

  • Apply creative problem-solving skills to strategic questions; Deliver analytically rigorous insights to support strategic direction and prioritization

  • Work collaboratively across organizations to support cross-company strategy efforts; Drive key strategic initiatives spanning growth strategies and new business development

  • Develop strategic rationale, create business cases, and conduct company and industry due diligence to support investment or strategic business development activities

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • You must be an outstanding individual and team performer with a strong record of achievement in an engineering, product management, strategy consulting, or venture capital role

  • You have a real passion for technology, deep understanding of technology landscape and key trends

  • End-to-end understanding of the strategy development process and hypothesis-driven problem solving

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to think strategically and creatively, exercise judgment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: proven experience in developing relationships, building presence and commanding respect with C-level Executives

  • Ability to develop and present compelling business cases in a persuasive and engaging manner

  • Demonstrable leadership skills in a team setting where team members are not direct reports

  • Applicants with an MBA from a top tier business school preferred, undergraduate degree required

  • You have 3+ years post-MBA experience at a leading strategy consulting firm or in similar roles such as Corporate Strategy

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