PS Transformation Staff Consultant
Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
Be part of an innovative team of internal consultants that is transforming the way VMware Professional Services does business. The Transformation Staff Consultant will be a member of the PS Transformation Office defining and managing programs that transform the VMware Professional Services business to deliver more value to customers, become more “consumption-obsessed” and collaborate better with other functions across VMware.
Success in the Role:
What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
Build strong relationships with cross-functional and cross line-of-business leaders to perform analysis, investigation and current-state fact gathering
Define the mission for new initiatives, then test and validate with stakeholders/senior leadership to develop justification and sponsorship
Lead the effort to develop a comprehensive program definition and plan, including charter, resources and roles, high-level schedule, and change management
Oversee business aspects of program by constructing of project teams, project plans, contingencies, success metrics and ROI measurements
Ensure program scope provides clear insight to achievable objectives and milestones
Orchestrate internal VMware teams to increase visibility, collaboration, and alignment with program needs
Lead the effort to mobilize a cross-functional team to bring the program to life
Be accountable for all phases of program success, including initiation, planning, mobilization, execution and close-out
Establish the “narrative”/story of the program, to convey scope and objectives to stakeholders and other audiences
Establish program governance model, communications plans, operational cadence, and team structure/staffing requirements
Develop and lead the program status reporting cadence
Align program with other VMware initiatives and manage cross-program dependencies
Recommend and manage the alignment and prioritization of initiatives based on business strategy and simplification to meet key objectives
Collaborate with corporate, CXS, geo and regional VMware teams to provide global alignment and issue resolution
Lead and drive escalations and communications, collaborating with internal VMware teams to resolve identified challenges
Stakeholder/Cross-Functional Team Management:
Lead and manage cross-functional global teams (business, IT, operations, finance, sales, 3rd party vendors, etc.) in a matrix management framework
Establish successful working relationships and foster collaboration amongst project teams
Report and present regularly to VP and SVP leadership teams across PS
Collaborate with business stakeholders on project definition, mobilization and execution efforts
What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
You will report to the Director of PS Transformation Office and work closely with the WWPS Leadership Team. The PS Transformation team is naturally curious and creative, they love digging into the strategy and understanding the “why”, and they also pride themselves in getting things done in a collaborative manner.
Where is this role located?
This role is fully remote, allowing you the flexibility to work from the location you feel most productive and comfortable.
What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?
You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com.
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types
- Generous Time Off Programs
- 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
- Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities
- Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)
- Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes
This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.
Business Strategy and Operations
Full Time/ Part Time:
VMware’s Professional Services team is obsessed with helping organizations achieve their goals with the power of VMware technology. As partners throughout their digital transformation, we work with customers to build the IT capabilities, competencies, and culture they need to improve employee and customer experiences, accelerate innovation, and confidently move into the future. Join our team, and you’ll work alongside a diverse group of people who are passionate about sharing their broad expertise and empowering you to do your best work. Our technology is changing the way the world’s biggest brands do business. Where will your impact be made?
VMware 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 http://careers.vmware.com.
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