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Chief of Staff / Sr. Business Operations Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Blaker, Viken 1925
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What You'll Do

You will support the VP/GM, Webex Devices/Meetings Rooms, in the strategy, vision and execution of the organization to accelerate our customers success, and profitable growth for Cisco and our Partners, by delivering the best collaboration experience in the industry. You will play a key role in helping the Devices/Meeting Room organization focus on and achieve its most important strategic goals in the coming months and years.

In this role you will think strategically and drive a strong agenda of accountability, execution and delivery. You will partner with the Devices Leadership Team and other Chiefs of Staff in Collaboration to align and execute against the team's vision, strategy and strategic promises. Culture is the foundation for this organization. You will be a strong advocate and work relentlessly to ensure the cultural principles of the organization are practiced a passionate role model that cares about people with a continuous growth learning mindset.

You will work as a trusted advisor, extensively collaborating with leadership, business stakeholders, internal operations and several cross-functional teams (Finance, HR, IT, etc.). You will demonstrate strong executive presence in representing the organization and effortlessly navigate from strategy to tactical issues.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Co-lead / facilitate the process of developing and publishing the Devices/Meeting Rooms organizational vision and strategy aligned to global Collaboration strategy.
  • Co-create and track strategy execution roadmap and milestone deliverables.
  • Lead / facilitate the organizational governance of success metrics tracking, accountability and MPERs progress across the BU.
  • Accountable financial management, tracking, and progress reviews of both functional and investment budgets
  • Design, create and operate annual and long-range people strategy including workforce planning, training, talent programs, and employee engagement. Monitor workforce demographics, current and future workforce outlook on structure and mobility. Vendor management as needed.
  • Provide effective counsel on complex organizational matters, as well as demonstrated projects. Assist leader in facilitating effective decision-making.
  • Responsible for organizational communications. Create content and prep for executive presentations and customer meetings.
  • Drive leadership demeanor and messaging across leadership team.
  • Coordinate execution of key strategic initiatives. Drive process improvement and process simplification wherever possible.
  • Own organizational change management activities.
  • Administrative leadership and facilitation of back office duties such as staff meetings, all manager meetings, all org meetings, strategic off-sites, and planning sessions. Create and manage the organizational calendar of meetings, events and checkpoints.
  • Manage compliance of actions and drive to closure. 

Skills and Experience

  • BA + 10 years business experience (MBA a plus)
  • Previous Cisco experience a plus
  • Entrepreneurial and efficient with limited resources
  • Strong communicator. Confident in managing up/down/laterally.
  • Ability to dive into most any area of the business or product
  • Good sounding board for others in the companyprovide open, honest feedback
  • Help team understand where you can be useful for them versus a roadblock
  • Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior management
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments
  • Effective, versatile and action-oriented
  • Strong cultural values, and ability to drive results through commitment, perseverance, and having fun.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco



Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-23
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Blaker, Viken 1925
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