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Senior Business Analyst, PCS Strategy Planning & Operations - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware Global
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity? -VMware is transforming how we deliver capabilities to our partners and external customers by changing how our internal operations work. - As part of VMware's strategy to grow our software-as-a-service (SaaS) business, we are driving towards scalable and sustainable business operations which will in turn deliver an excellent customer experience. This transformation won't deliver on 'projects'; it'll deliver the products and operational capabilities our customers and partners need as the world changes. The Product & Cloud Services (PCS) team is leading that effort by pairing program management leadership with product and engineering leadership across all efforts. We are looking for a versatile, dynamic, and agile Business Analyst to join the Strategy & Operations team who can think strategically while executing on and building operational capabilities. - - You are a super program manager, and you bring your passion to execute on high impact and broad reaching projects. Your analytical thinking and problem solving helps with faster and more sound decision making. This role will give you great perspective and exposure to PCS Strategy Planning and Operations. - -What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or areas of responsibilities? -As a key member of the PCS Operations team, you will develop strong and collaborative partnerships with Finance, HR, and Business Unit (BU) leaders to drive program management on efforts such as annual planning, workforce strategy processes, OKR's for PCS. You will also manage and influence cross-BU stakeholders, and drive adoption of projects that deliver business growth, improve team morale, and drive cross-organizational efficiency. You will execute on the PCS operations framework including staff meetings, quarterly business reviews, operational reviews, key business metrics reporting, and other critical avenues to constantly fine-tune and improve the operational rhythm. You will have the opportunity to work with senior leaders. - You will also have opportunities to uncover and address areas of opportunity. -We are looking for an individual who is passionate about technology, strategic planning and execution and is solutions minded. - You are never satisfied with the status quo and are always looking to connect the unconnected and do things more efficiently & differently. You demonstrate the ability to thrive in an unstructured and collaborative environment. You grasp concepts quickly and have high attention to details and accuracy to deliver high quality work. - You excel in working independently and with teams. -You have a bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, economics, engineering, or related field and have 5+ years of work experience in Cloud, SaaS or in a similar industry. - Master's degree, program management or Agile SCRUM certification are preferred.What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis? -You will report to the Director of PCS Strategy & Ops. - -You will partner with stakeholders to facilitate the ongoing business management cadence including Quarterly Operations Reviews, Leadership meetings, PCS annual planning, LRP and portfolio review processes.You will lead & support initiatives and engagements across broad cross-functional teams, contribute to strategic discussions, and help translate strategies and ideas into outcomes, actionable plans and results. You will lead, present, and contribute at various PCS-wide and company-wide forums as appropriate.You will partner with Finance, HR, and other operations teams to ensure seamless execution.You will help manage communications within the team and from the team on key initiatives and ensure stakeholder alignment; working behind the scenes to help solve problems and deal with issues when needed.You will drive alignment with the BU's and functional leaders to develop business strategy, metrics, and operational processes which drive effective execution of our fiscal year goals.You will lead cross-Product Group effectiveness, governance, and process optimization initiatives and partner with corporate teams to align PCS strategies and plans with corporate priorities and goals.This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry. Further, depending on various factors, including legal challenges to the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, VMware may require employees to be fully vaccinated effective January 18, 2022.Category : Business Strategy and OperationsSubcategory: Business Operations AnalystExperience: Manager and ProfessionalFull Time/ Part Time: Full TimePosted Date: 2022-01-05VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what's possible today at Employment Opportunity Statement: 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.

Keywords: VMware Global, Seattle , Senior Business Analyst, PCS Strategy Planning & Operations - Opportunity for Working Remotely, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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