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Career area:
Project Management
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Description and Requirements

Position Description:

The International Sales Organization COO & Channel Chief is seeking a high potential, top performer for this position: requiring a professional demeanor, excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to work on a wide range of tasks and strategic initiatives.

The Sales Strategy & PMO is a critically important role, enabling the VP to work more effectively with internal and external stakeholders. This role is highly strategic and facilitative that requires a combination of focus and flexibility as well as a willingness to play an active, operational and communicative role. As the VPs ‘trusted counsel', the role requires strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation and strong analytical and interpersonal skills. This role will also be responsible for managing a team of project managers. Strong leadership skills are required.

This position will report directly to the VP, ISO COO & Global Channel
• Define, align, enforce, communicate & execute on an ISO overarching GTM strategy, in collaboration with the other Lenovo Strategic offices, Business Groups, Global Ops, geos

• Build and run all transformational project for ISO COO & Channel org
• Work with the channel, sales strategy and business management teams to run efficiently the team, ensure fluid communication and action mindset, and prioritize initiatives & projects
• Facilitate and manage the process of identifying, prioritizing, chartering, communicating, and managing key strategic projects, within ISO, with geos, Global Sales ops & BGs
• Govern the strategic planning process for ISO COO, Winterplans, QBR’s, Deep Dives, LEC presentation

• Prepare, align and run master decks that will be utilized external & internal presentation with alliance partner and Channel customers, in alignment with the ISO COO & Channel teams

• Act as a change agent for business transformation initiatives and tools that further optimize our end to end business execution and performance, on the 3 BGs and on the 4 geos
 Track, BMS and drive the key strategic initiatives & actions and bring them to closure.
• Support the VP with ad-hoc projects and key strategic initiatives, deputize him whenever it is possible in key meetings

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required. MBA a strong plus.

This role requires working knowledge in end to end P&L management, product portfolio knowledge and market/competitive analysis. The individual must be able to deal with ambiguity and should be able to respond quickly to multiple issues and tight deadlines.

Other requirements:

• 10+ years work experience
• Superior organizational skills and project/time management abilities, with ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities at the same time.
• Ability to navigate Lenovo and good relationships spanning product, sales, marketing, finance etc.
• Leadership skills with ability to inspire others to achieve a common objective
• Enjoys keeping a fast pace and high energy, and not easily stressed
• Strong Analytical skills and ability to synthesize large amounts of information from multiple sources to draw conclusions
• Emotional intelligence, flexible work style, and excellent diplomatic skills across all levels of the organization
• Excellent communications skills with ability to simplify and explain complex problems to stakeholders of all levels across multiple functions, with a willingness to challenge when necessary
• Keen business acumen- govern the strategic planning, understand our strategy, assess how well we are executing to it, offer recommendations for improvement
• Entrepreneurial and creative mindset with ability to formulate solutions to problems and Strong process orientation and mindset.
• The highest level of integrity and an unwavering sense of what is best for the business
• Ability to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism
• Tracking key strategic actions and driving them to closure.

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