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Director / Sr. Director Transformation & Future of Work

Company: VMware, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

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Job Description - Director Transformation & Future of Work

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Are you a transformational leader looking for a challenging role where you can combine your passion for people and teams, along with your experience in solving business problems? Are you passionate about building progressive work experiences and strategies? Do you thrive on working with leadership teams to build inclusive and diverse work practices? Do you love to influence high impact teams to deliver significant impact? Do you have a passion for, and a track record of, pulling together teams to deliver on key business results that leverages and brings out the best in our teams?

If you answered yes to these questions, this role may be for you. This role will give you an ability to utilize your strong leadership and change management skills, drive complex cross-functional, transformational, cultural, and organizational initiatives and build on your passion to solve critical business challenges. Our people are critical to our success, this role focuses on the employee experience through transformation to a distributed first.

What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

As a Director of Transformation & Future of Work you will lead a program/s across the Service Provider & Edge BU at VMware that drive organizational transformation across the business in the areas of Future of Work, Diversity, and Inclusive Culture. You will ensure tight coupling between people, capabilities and outcomes that ensure that teams can thrive in a flexible model. You will be a change leader, working with a cross functional leadership team to develop, and implement a global distributed work strategy and find ways to expand VMware's culture and approach to embrace distributed work. You will establish and drive adoption of programs to develop an inclusive culture and build practices to recruit, retain and develop a diverse workforce aligned with VMware's values and objectives. You excel in program management, change management, communications, consensus building and enjoy leading teams.

Required qualifications:

  • BA / BS degree; MA / MS / MBA degree preferred
  • Strong organizational and program management skills to manage a wide range of incoming requests and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated change management leadership
  • Extensive experience leading transformational org/team initiatives in a Cloud Computing/SaaS environment/industry highly desired
  • Ability to build trust and collaboratively work with stakeholders of all levels, and drive influence
  • Clear and effective communication skills and ability to distill and convey information in a compelling manner
  • Highly effective analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to analyze financial, operational and business metrics, understand trends, and develop systemic recommendations for action using analytic frameworks
  • Strong work ethic, disciplined execution skills, willingness to do whatever it takes to deliver results
  • Capable of understanding technology, business and team dynamics
  • Self-starter who enjoys problem-solving with little direct supervision and biased towards action
  • Ability to learn quickly with a high tolerance for ambiguity and complexity
  • High EQ, Empathy and strong listening skills are a must

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types
  • Generous Time Off Programs
  • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
  • Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities
  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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