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Investment Strategy Manager

今すぐ応募する 採用情報 ID R189857 掲載日 Sep. 10, 2018

Business Summary

The VMware Investment Strategy Team is a small and focused group that advises our CEO, CFO and executive leaders on evaluating, assessing, and prioritizing investments for the company across its entire portfolio of products including vSphere, NSX, AirWatch, vSAN, Management and more. The team has a proven record of identifying market and competitive trends early, embedding these trends into strategy planning conversations and driving downstream change throughout the company (portfolio planning, M&A, strategic investments, long-range plan, etc.).

Our mission is to help our business identify and invest in the right opportunities, with deliberate thought and a committed focus on prioritization and return on investment.

We seek to accomplish this mission through:

  • Activities that impact today, such as annual strategy planning, long-range planning, prioritization and optimization of existing portfolio investments
  • Activities impacting tomorrow, such as providing informed counsel on business strategy and business model evolution, strategic investments, M&A and partnerships

Job Description

You'll be imbedded into the center of a dynamic company (>20K employees, >$60B market cap) transition to a cloud-centric future, with a responsibility for driving strategy projects to support top cross-company priorities. This highly visible role will provide you with the opportunity to engage with senior leadership throughout the organization. Example project areas you will lead include investment prioritization, long range planning, business model analysis, M&A evaluation, competitive landscape, value chain assessment and active engagement with external stakeholders (Wall Street, Board of Directors).

Core Responsibilities

  • Leading key strategic initiatives, you will partner with leadership team and business leaders across the organization
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses to support organic and inorganic strategy development and investment prioritization, utilizing insights from multiple sources (market, competitive, internal, financial, etc.)
  • Develop capital allocation strategy and playbook to support corporate strategy (e.g., organic/inorganic investments and share repurchases)
  • Collaborate with Corporate Development on M&A (strategic rationale and business case development)
  • Partner with Finance on the annual planning process
  • Conduct detailed market research & analysis and you will develop financial/statistical models to drive recommendations
  • Effectively communicate recommendations to Executive team
  • Lead cross-functional teams and drive projects to completion
  • Lead several projects at a time

Required Skills:

  • MBA required
  • 7+ years (0-3 years post-business school) at a premier investment bank / private equity / venture capital firm, management or technology consulting firm, business development or corporate development, or other similar work experience
  • Deep understanding of technology industry
  • Flexible and able to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills – you will be presenting to the “C-suite”
  • Ability to quickly understand complex issues and develop/apply simplifying frameworks to facilitate broader organizational understanding, decision-making and action
  • Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint capabilities; deep research skills

Preferred Skills

  • Confidence and presence collaborating with and presenting to leadership teams
  • Experience managing team
  • Fascination with information technology and its use in business

This job opportunity is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship by VMware








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