APAC Director Sales Operations

Sales North Sydney, NSW


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APAC Director Sales Operations Role

The Director is responsible for being the right-hand person to the SVP of APAC Sales and manage a team of sales operations analysts with a focus on Go-to-Market formulation, org planning/design, sales execution excellence, and performance management; acts as the liaison to finance for budgeting and forecasting, plays a key role in communications, supports key programs & initiatives and is a trusted advisor to the SVP.


The primary role will be to support the SVP of APAC Sales in the following key areas: 


  • Work cross-functionally to develop the GTM plan, segment accounts, design territories and set quotas
  • Work with the Senior Director to oversee weekly forecasting and pipeline management processes; assist management in assessing risk, upside and accuracy
  • Drive to maximum field capacity and support the talent management lifecycle across recruiting, onboarding and performance management
  • Orchestrate priority reviews with key business stakeholders and drive associated action plans
  • Review KPIs with sales management and adapt execution as necessary to address risks
  • Launch and reinforce pipeline and enablement programs into the sales organization
  • Drive continuous compliance & improvement in the execution of the Sales Process
  • Enforce the field Rules of Engagement and compensation policies/procedures
  • Be ready to develop and own new or special projects or programs critical to the business, and integrate into the operating cadence. 
  • Manage a team of operations analysts to drive the ongoing cadence, rigor, and improvement of sales rep and management execution 


This position requires a strong communicator who can lead through coaching, a facilitator for resolving issues or challenges both within a team and/or other departments, coordinator of work flow and problem solver. The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented and able to adjust quickly in a rapidly growing and dynamic group. The candidate must be comfortable and effective in communicating and presenting to executive management. Superior planning and management skills are a must with track record of results is a must. 


To be considered for the role you must have the following skills and qualifications:


Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum 5+ years in strategy and operations management for global enterprise software organizations, IT companies or consulting firms 
  • Minimum 3+years managing a team of individual contributors 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Economics or Finance; MBA a plus  
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize while meeting deadlines 
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills 
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills from communication and listening to attitude and deportment
  • Proven problem-solving capability and analytical acumen
  • Demonstrated credibility, professionalism and decisiveness 
  • Experience working with executive leadership across sales, marketing, operations, product development and services 
  • Expertise in CRM systems and BI/Analytics tools
  • Advanced Microsoft skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint 


The location for this role is:

  • Australia


About Qlik


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