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Job Role and Responsibilities:
This role would be expected to perform the following responsibilities-
Planning & Strategy:
Oversee all aspects of project by providing senior guidance in the construction of project teams, charters, project plans, contingencies, success metrics and ROI measurements
Work cross-functionally to establish and manage appropriate team structure for successful delivery across impacted organizations.
Drive the formulation of scope/capabilities most impactful to business with a clear roadmap of incremental features to be implemented over a defined time period.
Well-grounded in agile practices, having clear understanding of the roles applicable in executing an agile program, iterative implementations and the phases it goes through.
Comfortable with the use of tools employed for agile programs like JIRA/Rally, Confluence, Slack etc. for program management.
Strong understanding of Epics and user story management, tracking and reporting.
Drive definition of business solution concepts in partnership with IT and business constituents
Align program with other VMware initiatives and manage cross project dependencies
Recommend and manage the alignment and prioritization of initiatives based on business strategy and simplification to meet key objectives
Drive cross functional implementation of policies and procedures
Stakeholder/Cross-Functional Team Management:
Establish a clear RACI around project roles and responsibilities.
Manage cross-functional global teams (IT, business, 3rd party vendors, etc.) in a matrix management framework
Ensure successful working relationships among project teams
Create an environment of success to enable confident project execution by project team
Represent and speak to Senior business leaders and stakeholders to ensure we are delivering strategic value across the overall program.
Change Management & Communications:
Facilitate change management and communication planning activities through project lifecycle
Drive regular forums to update business communities and steering committee on progress, status and issues
Foresee, manage, and raise appropriate visibility to risks and issues.
Drive resolution of any conflicts and escalate as needed to avoid roadblocks
Help in establishing standards for program management (monitoring and governance) including processes, appropriate project controls, methodologies, metrics, reporting, and tools to ensure the development and use of program/project management
This role will primarily be responsible for leading the definition, management and delivery of the SaaS Operational projects working with R&D, Business Operations, IT and Key Business Units across the value chain to support VMware’s growing business needs.
This role will lead key initiatives around the following areas, with demonstrated expertise required in at least three of the following processes as it pertains to the SaaS business lifecycle:
Understanding of SaaS business processes, lifecycles of various enterprise entities, implementation of these within business application systems:
Idea to Offering
Demand to Quote
Order to Fulfillment
Invoice to cash
Issue to resolution
Record to report
Procure to pay
Hire to retire
This role should have experience having engaged extensively with at least 3 of the following business functions:
Key Functions: R&D, Marketing, Field Sales, Channel Sales, Technical Services, Customer Support, Order Management, Billing Operations, Product Offer Management, Pricing Operations, Finance, AR, Revenue recognition.
This role would need to have a strong understanding of Agile project management practices with certification required, having been in positions of managing agile programs. In addition, this key player must be able to drive the overall strategy, planning and execution of key initiatives.
BS/BA degree in Business; MBA or Masters
Process Excellence training
PMO Experience of leading transformation to a SaaS Operating Model from a Perpetual Model is preferred
Having worked in a software product company, with a strong understanding of cloud services business models for native cloud or hybrid cloud environments.
10+ years project related work experience
7+ years’ experience leading major Programs/Projects in a complex, global corporate setting
7+ years’ experience in a global organization
Project Management and SDLC lifecycle experience, waterfall and agile methodologies
This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware.
This role is available to MBA-level New Graduates only. ‘New Graduate’ applies to those possessing a degree level requirement with a graduation date between May 2020 and May 2021.
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