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Director, Corporate Strategy

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

The Corporate Strategy team is part of the Chief Strategy Office, which helps craft Cisco's business vision and strategy, partnering with Cisco's executive leadership team and senior leaders throughout the company. As a Director, Corporate Strategy:

  • You will lead teams and steer multiple projects that identify and explore new technologies and business models to extend Ciscos technology leadership and customer relevance, then lead the decision-making, execution and investments to make those opportunities a reality
  • You will work closely 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
  • You will work cross-functionally across external and internal stakeholders, partnering closely with Ciscos product, engineering, finance, sales, marketing and other teams
  • You will be expected to become an expert in Ciscos business and have a deep understanding on the markets we serve and competitors we face
  • You will lead teams of highly capable and motivated strategy professionals

Joining the Corporate Strategy team will give you the chance to explore highly sophisticated problems, gain insight into the strategic issues that are forefront in the minds of the Executive Leadership Team, and build relationships with people across the entire organization.

Who Youll Work With

The Corporate Strategy Team's charter includes the ongoing development and coordination of Cisco's corporate strategies. Our team partners with Ciscos Executive Leadership team and senior leaders across Ciscos product, engineering, finance, sales, marketing and other teams to craft and drive Cisco's strategy for innovation, growth, profitability and market leadership.

Who You Are

Our Minimum Requirements for this Role are:

  • You hold an MBA degree from a world-class institution
  • You have 5-6+ years of post-MBA experience in a top-tier consulting firm, corporate strategy function, or financial services field, with 8-10+ total years of work experience
  • You have proven experience leading people and teams
  • You possess strong analytical and financial abilities to work on complex business issues with minimum supervision
  • You demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills to work with senior executives across various geographies
  • You have good working knowledge of high-tech industry, with demonstrated ability to ramp up quickly in new areas
  • You excel in all areas of strategy development, including project management, business analysis, problem solving, verbal and written communication, consensus building, and people development
  • You demonstrate the ability to excel in an unstructured, team environment

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.

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Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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