VMWare is seeking is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented project manager for driving strategic global enablement programs.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, PMO Operations, Worldwide Readiness, Assessment, Certification & Enablement , the Project Manager will be responsible for managing projects as designed to drive sales time to productivity;
inclusive of global strategic solutions impacting our global field and partner audiences.
VMware has a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment and will require the ability to build relationships and respond to top business priorities by helping to implement sales enablement programs in a repeatable and scalable fashion.
The ideal candidate is located in San Jose and is results-oriented, collaborative, assertive, proactive, influential and organized;
and is committed to delivering impactful outcomes in a team environment.
This role will interact with supporting Global enablement teams, and work with stakeholders who are spread across different GEOs such as Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.
The position requires a self-starter with robust project management skills, great communications and presentation skills, and the ability to understand the sales process and work with a variety of stakeholders in the Enablement Readiness Centers of Excellence to solicit their input, requirements and feedback.
Responsibilities & Scope
Capture and confirm project scope, schedule. impact, tracking, and reporting
Preform project management function across assess, plan, build and execution phases
Manage cross-functional team engagement, requests and service delivery schedules of content, operations and learning platforms
Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
Drive critical project management gates and phases to achieve alignment of execution deliverable and commitment to outcomes
Manage the development, delivery and execution of projects leveraging multiple delivery mechanisms and learning platforms
Facilitate and lead weekly planning sessions, maintaining communications of project and program status, and overall project and program plan of records with stakeholders
Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings
Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions
Understanding of learning metrics and importance of capturing key learner insights tied to critical business measures
Required Skills and Experience :
6+ years of project management experience in a learning or enablement organization focused on field sales and partner programs.
Proven experience planning, creating and deploying successful training and enablement projects
Ability to prioritize and balance multiple on-going projects.
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Excellent management skills training, planning, prioritization, objective setting, meeting management and plan execution is required.
Ability to anticipate program needs and provide data-driven status updates which drive decision making; address issues, risks and mitigation plans which identify owners and actions clearly.
Proven experience working with high-performing teams across multiple geographies and functions.
Ability to flourish in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring quick decision making ability
Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills in order to initiate, lead, manage and conduct project activities, handle conflict resolution and drive consensus with a variety of management levels, and disciplines.
Multi-tasking, organizational, and time management skills must be strong due to the variety of tasks to be accomplished and the fast pace required to deliver successful briefings.
Exceptional project management skills training, planning, prioritization, objective setting, meeting management and plan execution is required.
Clear, professional, and concise communications (written / verbal), presentation and facilitation skills.
Experience with ZOOM, PowerPoint, Ms Project and Excel required; experience with Smartsheet and SABA a plus
BS / BA degree
PMP certification or similar project management certification
Category : Sales
Subcategory : Field Enablement
Experience : Manager and Professional
Full Time / Part Time : Full Time
Posted Date : 2021-07-08