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Director, Programs and Special Initiatives

Company: LightCyber
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  • Partner with company SVP on a range of mission critical, highly visible topics for the company and in building company Cloud Business
  • Help run the cadence for our strategic decision-making including supporting QBRs, strategic forums, major decision meetings, etc. while making sure key actions and decisions are being driven by the right stakeholders to achieve targeted outcomes
  • Drive semi-annual/annual goal setting, drive alignment on goals for the organization, and institute the monitoring needed.--
  • Help company leadership understand and respond to strategic, organizational, cultural and operational blind spots, by bringing an outside-in view.--
  • Support the company SVP in building out our process infrastructure (documentation, templates, decision-making models, action item capture, etc.) and provide non-administrative Programs leadership to ensure we're running smoothly
  • Partner with internal constituents including company executives as well as the sales, services, finance, marketing, product, human resources, and analytics teams
  • Support the creation of mission-critical presentations for the company SVP, company Strategy including but not limited to Board Decks, All-Hands materials, etc.
  • Recommend and implement new programs, processes, and analytics so we become incrementally better at running our company organization and build a high performance culture
  • Drive cross-product activities that span multiple cross-functional organizations. Coordinate and execute decisions and communicate as needed to appropriate constituents to ensure alignment and accountability
  • Orchestrate and manage an effective rhythm of the company organization and optimize continuously in pursuit of leanness, agility and impact.
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience--
  • Strong undergrad academic credentials and a history of early career success or MBA graduate from a top-tier business school--
  • Effective verbal and written communication ability and comfortable with both business and technical discussions with senior audiences
  • Successful track record of Project or Program Management and comfort independently driving the process for multi-faceted efforts with many stakeholders
  • Collaborative team player willing to go beyond strategy in order to support execution and realization
  • Fluency in developing executive ready slides, leading analysis and data-driven insight generation efforts is critical
  • Self-starter who thrives in fast-paced, high-growth environments with minimal supervision
  • Experience in managing confidential and private information with discretion, judgment and diplomacy
  • Expertise in the enterprise technology and knowledge of the market is a plus but not required
  • Additional relevant experience with large transformations including PMO is a plus
  • Experience partnering effectively with cross-functional teams and leaders up to the C-level.
  • Ability to work across multiple functions - including Communications, PR, Sales, Marketing, Finance, People, Legal and Operations.
  • Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of management with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective Program Management skills, with demonstrated ability to lead complex strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Excellent judgment and critical thinking skills, and drive for results.

Keywords: LightCyber, Palo Alto , Director, Programs and Special Initiatives, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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