+ 5 years of experience in program management, management, management consulting, corporate strategy or business operations or planning.
+ Product lifecycle management experience across product and GTM functions.
+ Experience in program and stakeholder management in a cross-functional capacity.
+ MBA degree.
+ Experience leading complex operational and strategic cross-functional initiatives.
+ Ability to successfully navigate and influence within a complex business environment.
+ Excellent project management, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
+ Effective business judgment and strong communication skills.
As a Go-To-Market (GTM) Launch Program Manager, you will assess the impact of new releases, develop a strategy and operations governance model across a diverse set of product and solution launches and drive lifecycle management initiatives. You will be a critical thought leader and partner, helping streamline, scale and transform GTM operations across the product lifecycle. You will work closely with Business Operations, Product, Product Marketing, Marketing, PR, Partner, Sales Enablement and Activation, Customer Success, Legal and Finance in designing and managing implementations to meet the cross-functional needs of the business. You will both program manage new product and solution GTM initiatives and play a larger program office role to ensure best practices on the establishment of new efforts.
As a successful candidate, you will have experience with end-to-end product lifecycle management, change management processes, and a deep appreciation for the seller and the customer. You will become a key contributor in a dynamic and high-growth environment. You will have demonstrated experience partnering with senior leaders of complex organizations, aligning on clear strategy and operational imperatives and helping drive and manage change to benefit all organizations. Additionally, you will possess strong leadership skills, with the ability to take initiative, to partner with stakeholders to think through tactical issues, and to communicate effectively with senior executives to drive significant strategic initiatives.
The Go-to-Market Strategy and Operations organization partners with our Google Cloud Sales organization to develop Go-to-Market strategies, providing business critical insights using analytics, ensuring cross functional alignment of goals and execution, and helping teams drive strategic partnerships and new initiatives forward. We stay focused on aligning the highest-level company priorities with day-to-day operations, and help evolve early stage ideas into future-growth initiatives. Our team of creative visionaries thrives in deconstructing and re-creating businesses to meet changing strategic and operational needs, enable, incubate and scale innovation, establish more efficient practices, align functions and stakeholders to help the company continue to achieve its vast potential.
+ Refine GTM Cloud-wide strategy for New Product Introductions, New Service Introductions and other change management initiatives in collaboration with Global Business Operations, Revenue Strategy, Sales Enablement & Activation and Cloud's Sales leadership team.
+ Coordinate and ensure clear GTM coverage and execution plans in place for product, horizontal and vertical solution launch and lifecycle management initiatives.
+ Conduct triage/discovery calls with product and solution managers to assess the right level of GTM engagement.
+ Deliver thought leadership, reports, insights and recommendations around GTM best practices.
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