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Head of Enterprise Process Transformation - US Remote

Company: Ansys
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.

Take a leap of certainty with Ansys.

Position Summary

Team up with Ansys - member of S&P and NASDAQ-100, and one of the most influential technology leaders in pervasive simulation. Join the Digital Transformation Office (DTO) leadership team and make a positive impact on a company that is known for 50 years of relentless innovation and continuous adoption of new technologies and capabilities to support innovators in engineering what is ahead. At Ansys, you will share in a commitment to excellence by partnering with world-class managers, all with one unified vision - To empower our customers to design and deliver transformational products. The role reports to the Senior Director of Digital Transformation Office, and this role will partner closely with the Senior Director Data & Analytics.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs a lead role in end-to-end enterprise process with a strong focus on commercial systems and digital initiatives. This will include acting as the process owner in driving and understanding end to end solutions on an enterprise scale and defining and journey mapping processes to be changed
  • Leads the development and execution of the Ansys enterprise transformation strategy across all core business processes (e.g., demand to lead, lead to opportunity, opportunity to order, order to cash, enablement to delivery, order to record, procure to pay, hire to retire, issue resolution, renewals, customer satisfaction etc.)
  • Connects business processes between all enterprise functions to clarify business and technical capability needs and highlights holistic requirements, key interdependencies along with upstream and downstream impacts
  • Serves as a thought leader in end-to-end enterprise transformation with strong emphasis on opportunity to order, understands go-to-market strategies, proactively and systematically brings in ideas for new technology, processes or systems or help move Ansys increase time to value
  • Identifies process flow gaps and leads process redesign efforts for all enterprise functions (Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, Procurement, Services, Procurement, Legal etc.)
  • Creates structured approach to project design, while operating with speed and flexibility to deliver business impact on high priority projects
  • Collaborates across departments, necessitating very strong interpersonal, change management, and communication skills in driving for results
    • Experience indirectly managing a global, diverse team
    • Developing and executing standard processes across a global organization
    • A proven track record in managing change and implementing large scale, global transformation
      Education/Certification Requirements and Expected Experience
      • Bachelor s degree in business, strategy, or quantitative field
      • Excellent strategic planning skills
      • A minimum of 10 years experience in field related to digital transformation ecommerce, digital marketing, CRM, sales automation
      • Six Sigma experience in utilizing data-driven management processes for optimizing and improving business processes
      • Prior experience in leading major business transformation initiatives
      • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and system design architecture as it impacts business processes and interdependencies on an enterprise level
      • Ability to synthesize inputs, identify critical insights, and develop compelling recommendations
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and effectively; listens to and responds appropriately to others; presents ideas and recommendations in ways that influence the beliefs and decisions of others and inspires them to action
      • Proven ability to successfully operate in a highly matrixed organizational system where partnership and influence are key drivers of success
      • Ability to work effectively across functions and organizational levels to achieve desired goal Preferred Qualifications and Skills
        • Master s Degree in business related field
        • Successful CPQ (Configure-Price-Quote) experience
        • Certification in Project Management and/or Lean Agile Practices
        • Ability to interact with senior management, strong communication and presentation skills
        • Ability to synthesize information into key messages appropriate for the audience
        • High tolerance for ambiguity and an ability to work cooperatively and forge relationships across multiple business units
        • Effective analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
        • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
        • Exceptionally detailed-oriented while understanding the big picture

          At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.

          Our Commitments:
          • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
          • Make our customers incredibly successful
          • Act with integrity
          • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper Our Values:
            • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what s next
            • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
            • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
            • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger Our Actions:
              • We commit to audacious goals
              • We work seamlessly as a team
              • We demonstrate mastery
              • We deliver outstanding results OUR ONE ANSYS CULTURE HAS INCLUSION AT ITS CORE
                We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


                At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high - met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.

                At Ansys, it s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It s about the what s next as much as the mission accomplished. And it s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

                Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

                For more information, please visit us at

                Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

                Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

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