Cisco Program Manager, Office of the CEO in San Jose, California

Program Manager, Office of the CEO

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Business Strategy and Operations

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest AI or Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Service Provider, Software Development, Testing, Wireless, Mobility

  • Job Id 1232101

What You'll Do

You will run critical competitive programs, leading a multi-functional team to deliver initiatives and programs that further Cisco’s competitive efforts You will work across sales, product and functional leadership teams to build and drive competitive efforts that foster the overall company strategy. As a program manager you will support a new global process for agile, dynamic sharing of competitive information that accelerates Cisco’s ability to respond swiftly, including working with our partner community. You will lead a dashboard and set of measurements that illustrate the competitive situation on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis and highlight where the program is having impact and where there are gaps. You will drive competitive analysis and lead a “chessboard view” of how we stack up versus competitors across different product families and functional dimensions

Who You'll Work With

The Office of the CEO works with the executive leadership team to ensure Cisco leads in the new era of technology disruption. Cisco is moving rapidly to execute on four priorities—acceleration, simplification, operational rigor, and culture, all to better meet the needs and expectations of customers.

Who You Are

Partnership. Champions Improvements. Doing More with Less on a small, agile team. Does this sound like your ideal role? We are looking for a highly organized colleague with solid project management and follow-through skills. You have the ability to collaborate and drive action across functional groups, including engineering, sales, services, marketing, HR, operations. You lead multiple tasks at the same time, prioritize them and manage time, teammates, peers effectively. You thrive with structuring ambiguity and identifying and managing interdependencies and overlaps. You are self-motivated, highly visionary and has a dream to challenge the status-quo. You will solve problems, makes decisions and demonstrate leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or MBA preferred, 8+ years of experience

  • Experience in multi-functional program management and/or strategy roles

  • Strong written and verbal communication, strong presence in front of senior executives

  • Strong PowerPoint skills

  • Sound understanding of Cisco product offerings and interest and fluency with adjacent technologies

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to craft the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with rare personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.