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1286518 - Business Analyst - Distribution Readiness Engagement

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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What You'll Do

As a creative, out of the box thinker with the ability to execute and help transform how we run operational readiness with Distributors. The GPR strategy is to establish an analytics-driven service to move to digital content, ensure globally consistent execution, and use the power of the Customer and Partner Services (CPS) organization. You will lead and execute the Global Partner Readiness strategy and operating model using a data-driven approach, and be responsible to drive readiness for a number of key initiatives across Distribution Route to Market. You'll be the glue that connects the strategy and execution from readiness request through post-delivery measurement and feedback. The teams mission is to accelerate readiness to transact with Cisco both from a transformative perspective and a run-the-business perspective (Commerce, Entitlements and other partner tools/platforms/capabilities).

  • Execute strategy and the operating model for scalable and digital Global DISTI operational Readiness
  • Ability to work and navigate a diver global team that uses WebEx Teams, WebEx, and other technology tools/platforms to collaborate from office and remote locations
  • Set readiness priorities, goals and determine metrics to assess efficiency, strengths, and areas of improvement for Distri's path to market working closely with Global Partner Organization
  • Drive programs to accelerate Partners operational readiness for Software and Recurring Offers
  • Collaborate cross-functionally within CPS and with other Cisco functions - establish relationships, drive buy-in for programs and assess Partners evolving needs and strategies

Who You'll Work With

You will be a part of a small team that leads different parts of the readiness operating model, including Content and Training Development, Global Expertise and Training Delivery, Distribution, and Partner Co-Innovation for annuities, entitlements and buying programs.

In this role, be seen and work directly with senior leadership within CPS and other Cisco organizations. The GPR Team is the central readiness team and distributor of content and training to our partners for operational readiness, making you a key influencer in how we accelerate the transformation to SW centric business model by providing partners with content, training, and readiness workshops to accept offers and capabilities.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in operations or partner ecosystem
  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA desired
  • Solid grasp of the Quote to Order process
  • Experience in change management and adoption
  • Experience with Partner and Channel Operations
  • Business Acumen with Recurring Revenue Business Models
  • Sales experience is a plus

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Heres how we do it.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. A blockchain company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool.



Posted: 2020-01-29 Expires: 2020-04-18
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