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Manager - Strategy Cisco Networking 1418909

Company: Cisco Systems, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Manager - Strategy Cisco Networking 1418909 Location: San Jose, California, US Alternate Location Seattle, WA; Austin TX; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; RTP, NC; Boston, MA Area of Interest Business Strategy and Operations Compensation Range 161600 USD - 225900 USD Job Type Professional Networking Job Id 1418909 Who we are: Cisco Networking, as Cisco's largest business, includes networking, server, cloud products, IoT, and Meraki businesses. These businesses build critical infrastructure and applications that provide information, connectivity, and security to millions of people, small businesses, and enterprises around the world. What You'll Do:As a Strategy Manager and Strategy Leader for Cisco Networking:

  • Lead business strategy and investment opportunity projects from start-to-finish, structuring the problem statement and approach, identifying, and aligning with the appropriate set of partners, guiding multi-functional working groups and problem-solving efforts, synthesizing results and presenting to senior collaborators.
  • Collaborate with Cisco business units and multi-functional leadership to formulate long-term strategic priorities and plans related to e.g., organic and inorganic growth strategy, emerging industry trends, competitive dynamics, and internal business performance improvement.
  • Work multi-functionally across external and internal collaborators, partnering closely with Data Center Networking and Compute's product and engineering teams, finance, corporate development, business operations, sales, marketing and other teams
  • You will be encouraged to become an expert in Cisco's businesses and have a deep understanding on the markets we serve and our competitors.
  • Joining the Strategy team will give you a chance to explore highly complex problems, gain insight into the strategic issues that are forefront in the minds of the Cisco Networking leadership team, and form relationships with people across the entire organization. Who You'll Work With: Our team is part of Cisco Networking Strategy group, whose charter includes the ongoing development and coordination of Cisco Networking strategy. Our team partners with senior leaders across Cisco Networking product, engineering, corporate development, business operations, finance, sales, marketing and other teams to craft and drive Cisco Networking strategy for profitability, innovation, growth, and market leadership. Who You Are:Our Minimum Requirements are:
    • You hold an MBA (or equivalent experience) from a top-tier institution.
    • 4+ years of post-MBA work experience, including 1 - 3 years at a top-tier strategy consulting firm or corporate strategy function.
    • Good knowledge of high-tech industry and the emerging trends, with demonstrated ability to ramp up quickly in new areas. Data center technologies experience is a plus.
    • Possess strong analytical and financial abilities to work on sophisticated business issues with minimum supervision.
    • Excel in all areas of strategy development, including project management, business analysis, problem solving, verbal and written communication, consensus building, and people development.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative, multi-functional environment.
    • You bring strong leadership and communication skills to work with senior executives across various geographies
    • You are results focused with a track record of successfully implementing pivotal initiatives.
    • You see yourself as a future leader and can be successful in an unstructured, team environment. Preferred Skills:
      • Experience in data center technologies (i.e. compute, storage, networking) / cloud is highly desired for this role.Why Cisco? #WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters - with people like you! We offer extensive employee benefits including 20 days of PTO, 10 paid volunteering days, paid birthday off, 401k match with NO vesting, generous health/dental/vision benefits and much more. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
        Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:
        When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco typically pays as follows:.75% of incentive target for each 1% of revenue attainment up to 50% of quota;1.5% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 50% and 75%;1% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 75% and 100%; and once performance exceeds 100% attainment, incentive rates are at or above 1% for each 1% of attainment with no cap on incentive compensation.For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid. Sign up to receive notifications of similar jobs

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