Senior Strategy Associate - APJC

  • Location:
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

The Cisco Meraki team is seeking a Senior Go-to-market Strategy Associate to cover the Asia Pacific (APJ) region.  You will be responsible for developing the long-term GTM strategy for the region and its priority market segments.  As part of the role, you will be a data-driven thought partner for our APJ leadership team, developing relationships with top-level Cisco executives and working cross-functionally across sales, marketing, channel, and product at Meraki.  You will also track and analyse the impact of the strategic initiatives undertaken.

Ideal candidates will have senior executive presence, excellent relationship building skills, and strong leadership skills to make decisions, drive thought leadership, gain executive sponsorship, delegate, and coach others.

Each day is truly unlike the one before and your penchant for collaboratively solving problems, passion for impact, and unparalleled desire to be part of a growing team that is helping guide the future direction of the business are the tools that you’ll need to be a Meraki Strategy Associate.

This role can be based in Singapore or Sydney.


  • Define overall GTM strategy for APJ and align it to the company’s global vision
  • Develop and manage relationships with top-level Meraki and Cisco regional executives to ensure strategic initiatives sponsorship & get alignment for project execution
  • Drive thought leadership cross-functionally across sales, marketing, channel, product and other departments
  • Conduct analysis to provide insight into the business’ health in APJ and prioritise regional initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of experience in consulting, or equivalent experience and skills
  • Exceptional communication & relationship-building skills
  • Experience working across multiple regions in the Asia Pacific region, with a strong understanding of local market dynamics
  • Superior critical thinking and problem solving skills, and understanding of strategic frameworks & concepts
  • Ability to take initiative and work autonomously to structure & solve strategic problems
  • Proven track record leading complex and cross-functional strategic initiatives
  • Interest in and ability to understand networking and cloud technologies
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in Excel and PPT
  • Ability to travel across APJ regions and to the United States as needed (~30%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • B2B work experience
  • MBA or graduate degree in management

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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.

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