Project Manager, Program Management Office - ITaaB 1236855

  • Cisco
  • Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, USA
  • Aug 09, 2018

Job Description

Why you'll love Cisco
We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything imaginable. Here, that means we will take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. Cisco is evolving a rich solution portfolio of next generation software, hardware, and services to meet customers' changing business requirements in the digital economy.

What You'll Do:
This function is in IT Transformation you will run and track our engagements from start to finish. You are responsible for coordinating the activities required to develop our deliverables.
  • You are highly motivated individual who will be a key member of a small pre-sales consulting team of plucky individuals who are inspiring change within Cisco (leading architecture transformation at our clients)
  • You will be the prime point of ownership of the status tracking of our engagements, scheduling internal and external meetings, as needed, and communicating status updates within the team.
  • You will handle all initiatives that form part of an engagement (Qualification through Point of View and Proposal)
  • You provide status of active engagements.
  • You will have communication/dealing with Client's EAs and VPs - setting up meetings, etc.
  • You will craft presentations as needed to support your work.
  • You will maintain, spark rooms, BOX folders etc.
  • You will take care your travel arrangements

Who You Will Work With:
Externally, you will deal with 3rd party advisors and partners. Internally, you will coordinate timelines, milestones and deliverables on multiple organizations.

Who You Are:
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Additionally, you should be comfortable working with evolving processes.
  • You will support multiple accounts, and will be working with different Engagement Leads, some local and some offsite, that will require some travel.
  • You care about confidentiality and you have the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • You have remarkable organizational skills. You are passionate about juggling multiple priorities which means that life won't be dull.

Our minimum requirements for this role:
  • You are a strong communicator who is comfortable in setting and holding individuals to timelines.
  • You work well in a dynamic environment that is very fast paced.
  • You are proficient in Excel (e.g. pivot tables) (essential) and proficient in PowerPoint for presentations and reports (essential).
  • You are also proficient in communications tools (email, Jabber, WebEx Tools, etc.) (essential)
  • You are experienced with WebEx and video conference/setting up meetings

Desired Skills
  • Proficient in Salesforce.com reporting
  • Project management tools such as MS Project
  • Experience with Smartsheet
"Why Us"
We are a small team within the Global Enterprise Sales organization and we have never been accused of having a lack of ambition. We are looking to drive a change in the Cisco sales process. We take a consultative approach to addressing the challenges facing our clients as they digitize their business and move to the cloud. We bring a well-researched perspective to open the dialog and then work with our top 100 customers to architect their network to achieve their goals and aspirations."

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.
Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
We connect everything - people, process, data and things - and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more - from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
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