Program Manager in Mountain View, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/24/2020

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Job Description

Role Objective
Your focus will be on handling and helping deliver complex projects from inception to
implementation. You'll get to partner with stakeholders horizontally and vertically within the
organization - across partner managers, product managers, engineers & technical leads,
product marketing managers, sales and operations.

Requirements:
● Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects
● Run end-to-end lifecycle of complex programs and projects that contribution
● Decide on suitable strategies and objectives by leading key operating rhythms within
the team and between partner teams; ensure that everyone is working together
helping solving cross-org issues / communication / partner concerns
● Develop and control deadlines and budgets for joint marketing activities
● Apply change, risk and resource management. Assume responsibility for the
program's activities and goals
● Ensure clear status reporting is happening at all levels, whether at the sponsor level or
day-to-day team members
● Develop presentations and supporting documentation for various forums and partners
● Build, document, and improve processes across geographically distributed
teams/partners in order to optimize efficiency in a fast-pace environment
● Assess marketing activities' performance and aim to maximize ROI
● Connect sales resources across team and partner, providing context on joint
opportunities and coordinating follow-up actions
● Oversee documentation of customer wins and best practices in external resources like
case studies, technical whitepapers, blog posts and solution guides
● Resolve projects' higher scope issues and level up the organization through
program/project management standards
Requirements:
● Proven experience as a Partner Manager, Program Manager or other managerial
position
● Previous experience in public cloud space, ideally with ISV or SaaS companies
● Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
● Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
● Excellent knowledge of Salesforce; working knowledge of marketing tools
● Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
● Excellent communication skills
● Excellent problem-solving ability
● BSc/BA diploma in management or a relevant field