1+ months

Marketing Strategy Planning & Operations Lead - France

Cisco Systems Inc.
Issy-les-Moulineaux, Île-de-France 92130

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for running the Strategy Planning and Operations (SP&O) process for marketing in France, and ensuring that all SP&O work is undertaken to a consistently high standard.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will work closely with the marketing, sales operations, and France sales teams to drive strong alignment across the operating processes for sales and marketing with regards to the strategy for the country.
  • You will help to set the marketing goals and drive the processes and structure for the regular performance reviews, with the sales and marketing teams.
  • You will build reporting and lead on performance insights for use by sales and marketing to get results.
  • You will set the cadences for communication and insertion into adjacent functional communications (sales, marketing). You will build communication plans and drive the ongoing overarching narrative for progress around strategy and execution.
  • You will lead on specific projects and initiatives, especially focused on transformation efforts that change the way teams are set up and/or operating.
  • Local content adaptation and optimization.
  • Input into regional messaging for regionally-led campaigns.
  • Lead country-specific content creation.

Success will require and be measured by:

  • Integration and advancement of the operating processes for marketing.
  • Alignment of strategy and planning for France which will critically set a common KPI and measurement approach to ensure results can be assessed.
  • Regular structured cadence of communications, reporting and performance reviews, and delivered results.
  • Demonstration of applied findings to improve performance across teams.

Who You'll Work With

You will report to and work closely with the Marketing Director for France to lead the work for all marketing areas in the country, including partner marketing.

Your role encompasses planning, reporting and standardised operating processes related to marketing.

Who You Are

Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years of proven success in working to build an effective marketing strategy and plan with a multi-tier and multi-channel sales organization going both directly to customers and working with/through partners. This may be within a similar role, or in leading a marketing function overall.
  • Ability to work with a highly matrixed organisation to influence and direct to achieve results.
  • A track record of marketing experience across the disciplines to be able to assess and determine an effective strategy
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator/teamwork. Able to build alignment, trust and accountability across teams.
  • Strategic thinker who is also practical and pragmatic about developing todays business.
  • Mature leadership, instilling a collaboration culture and valuing diversity of people and perspectives.

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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Cisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis.


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Posted: 2019-05-16 Expires: 2019-09-15

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Cisco Systems Inc.
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