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Strategy, Planning and Operations Korea Lead

Cisco Systems Inc.
Seoul, Seoul-Teukbyeolsi
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Why You'll Love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What You'll Do

The Strategy, Planning and Operations (SPO) Leader for the ROK Theater is a key role within the Senior Leadership Team with significant visibility and influence over the business. We are looking for a hands-on strategic thinker to help transform and propel the ROK business to its next phase of growth. You will partner with the ROK Leadership Team and the broader functional teams to prioritize, plan and operationalize key business strategies.

You will lead and develop a small team of Strategy and Operation professionals to identify and evaluate critical strategic priorities and to accelerate action against these priorities through strategic and long-range business planning, performance management and operational excellence.

You will play a critical role to run and transform the business, including:

  • Orchestrate the formation of ROK Theaters strategic priorities
  • Identify growth opportunities to increase market share
  • Design go-to-market
  • Conceive non-linear growth through alternative modes of competition
  • Own and drive key business processes such as long-range planning, annual plans, new-year readiness, quarterly business overviews, monthly and weekly operating cadences.
  • Drive field enablement for the ROK organization
  • Partner with APJC and WW functions to ensure alignment
  • Work closely with Finance, HR and other teams to ensure agility in execution
  • Accelerate operational excellence in funnel Management, forecast accuracy and talent

Who You'll Work With

The Asia Pacific, Japan and China (APJC) Strategy Planning & Operations team is responsible for growth identification, market and sales strategy, planning, field enablement and sales operations. We drive initiatives from conception to execution, fostering alignment across theatres, segments and functions, seeking efficiency and consistency in management practices. Our goal is to find the best way to grow more and to do so with the highest level of efficiency and efficacy.

Who You Are

You are a strong business leader with strong business acumen and consultative mindset, well-rounded set of skills, high level of energy and curiosity, flexibility, can-do attitude and a perpetual enthusiasm to partner with senior Cisco business leaders. You will thrive in a fast-paced, team-based environment.

Your role is people, data and communications intensive; it requires excellent leadership, critical thinking, independence, organizational, data analysis and communication skills, and managing by influence.

Specifically, we are looking for leaders who has the following characteristics and experiences:

  • 10+ years in technology industry in a strategy & operations role or in a senior role in management consulting in the technology space.
  • MBA from a top school is preferred
  • Management Consulting experience from a top strategy consultancy is preferred
  • Industry experience in technology is preferred
  • Strategic and innovative with an external awareness to adapt to market transitions and understand the nuances of selling complex solutions.
  • Excellent leadership, management, strategic influencing, creative thinking, conflict resolution and team building skills.
  • A teammate, developing and fostering meaningful relationships and strong collaboration skills, with amazing track record of leading and working with cross functional teams.
  • Strong operational command of businesses, including metrics based goals and achievement approach.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills and executive presence, with the ability to address and influence both executive and mid-level management.
  • A self-starter, independent and a driver. Detail oriented, have a 'can-do' attitude, takes initiative and is highly organized. Acts with a sense of urgency.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their different 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Posted: 2019-05-16 Expires: 2019-10-19

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