Sales Operations Manager
|Palo Alto Networks
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At Palo Alto Networks everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. 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.
Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.
This role requires a strong and collaborative individual who is detail and process-oriented, to deliver data management, validations, and business reporting, and develop recommendations. The company is in a rapid growth phase and provides a challenging environment where the creativity, resourcefulness, and effectiveness of driven individuals are put to the test daily. This position supports our Sales Operations organization. You can expect a great level of collaboration and appreciation from your peers in the accomplishment of your objectives.
Be the focal point for Emerging Markets analytics, providing value-adding insight in strategic investment areas as well as managing the operational cadence of the Emerging Markets Business
Be the Emerging Markets interface into HQ Sales Ops to facilitate the local needs and requirements of the business.
Assist Theatre Ops senior management and operations teams in weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly deliverables
Be active part of Planning Cycle
Coordinate the Forecasting processes
Support and operationalize the EMEA Sales Ops mission of:
Being the trusted ‘Value Add’ Business Advisors for Sales Leadership & Management
Being the ‘Voice of Field’ by representing and driving Field needs back to company
Making it easy to do business internally & externally with Palo Alto Networks
Support the Field Operations team in:
Execution on Sales Strategy and Initiatives
Business Intelligence (reports, analytics, dashboards)
Counsel, Insight, Opinion
QBR Planning & Support
Territory Quota Modeling
Develop process/tools to help sales operations team manage queries from the sales field
Design, document and implement business processes
Review existing workflows and processes, then improve and document.
Provide business analytics (G Sheets/Excel, Salesforce.com, Tableau, Clari, Einstein)
Facilitate solutions to improve data quality
Participate in cross-functional teams that address strategic business issues involving CRM and sales operations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German
Fluency in G-Suite or Microsoft Office applications
Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented sales-driven environment
Ability to translate customer requirements into specifications
Proficiency in SaaS applications and ability to identify and implement new technologies and solutions
Time management, ability to multitask, and propensity to handle urgent requests/issues
Business acumen, including a good sense of how a CRM application can be utilized to improve business processes and the bottom line
Bachelor/ Masters degree in Economics, Business studies, Business Administration or related subjects
Interest in technology/ sales
Our sales operation team members support our sales account managers and systems engineers to assist in large organization’s migrations to more cybersecurity. Sales operations work behind the scenes to make sure that our sales relationships run smoothly, enabling and empowering the teams across the world.
You support the sales team by providing research, reports, and craft and support systems and processes that enable the process of sales. It’s a true partnership, one built on building the best cybersecurity solutions for each individual client.
We’re trailblazers that 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 a disability. 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.
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