Marketing Business Operations Program Manager (office of the CMO)
At Palo Alto Networks®, everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
As Marketing Business Operations Program Manager you will directly and visibly contribute to our overall operations and success. In this role, you will be tasked with complex business and organizational problems that are top-of-mind for our marketing leadership and extended teams. You will work collaboratively with other business functions to drive analysis, independently lead problem-solving, manage stakeholders and uncover value and opportunities for the business.
This role requires some level of familiarity with the tools, templates, and systems that support these processes, as well as understanding the logistics required to manage and track all such transactions end to end. This is a role that will continue to flex and grow as the organization matures. If you are a self-starter who thrives in fast-paced, high-growth environments with minimal supervision this may be the career for you!
• Identify and structure strategic projects/initiatives to solve for challenging business issues by working with stakeholders across the organization, managing communications, overseeing milestones and timelines, and leading cross-functional groups to synthesize feedback and deliver on objectives
• Identify gaps and propose changes to existing policy, systems and process frameworks. Develop scalable solutions, work to manage risks across the organization and develop best practices to benefit the organization
• Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders in annual business planning, headcount management, key organizational metrics, and other operationally strategic projects
• Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present and discuss with senior audiences
• Experience in building trusting relationships across the organization, collaboration, and leading through influence
• Experience executing complex strategic and operational initiatives. Experience implementing strategic, large-scale initiatives projects in a change-oriented, fast-paced environment requiring deadline-driven productivity
• Proven ability to work with different team members to design processes and implement strategic projects that solve business problems
• Seasoned project management expertise, problem-solving, analytical, written/verbal communication (framing, storytelling), teamwork, and interpersonal skills with leaders
• Familiarity with transformation initiatives and maintaining roadmaps
• 5 years of relevant experience in a similar capacity with a technology company is preferred
• Bachelors required but Masters is preferred
Our Marketing team has an opportunity like no other in any industry: high-impact work and the chance to change the future of digital security, globally. Your hands will be in industry-leading content created in the face of rapidly growing threats: cyberattacks. Being in marketing at Palo Alto Networks means that you will be in the midst of the changes affecting our industry and helping our internal teams, customers, and partners address the ever-changing threats we all face on a day-to-day basis.
We’re trailblazers who dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: We can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at email@example.com.
Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.