Senior Manager, Business Process & Automation Transformation

United States

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Okta’s Go-To-Market Strategy & Operations team plays a critical role in ensuring Okta’s Field Organization has the right insight, tools, and processes it needs to run effectively and efficiently. This specific role will work closely across all functions to transform our go-to-market capabilities through improved business processes and automation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate within the Business Process and Automation team and with our Business and Business Technology stakeholders to drive business requirements, manage work and provide project / program management to speed deliverables to ensure project team members are aware of progress, next steps and action items as it relates to complex, diverse projects
  • Maintain focus on overall goals and support teams in unblocking the issues that keep us from hitting our results
  • Ensure each prioritized initiative meets explicit business metrics that deliver gains in field productivity, and/or customer acquisition/retention.
  • Act as leader in assisting the team to define, refine and document GTM business processes to improve efficiency
  • Partner closely with the Business Technology team to develop the long term strategy around business processes and systems needed to support corporate goals.
  • Provide direction and management of the process software and systems used to help capture and prioritize all business processes requirements within GTM.

Required Experience & Skills: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Deep understanding of Go to Market business process and supporting technologies
  • Must be customer centric and have the interpersonal skills necessary to manage business and technology relationships
  • Comfortable working from limited information, asking new questions, seeking new answers to old questions. Continuously seeks to improve and standardize processes, systems, has and demonstrates a strong bias towards building systems, processes, tools, that scale.
  • Self starter, excels in self directing, solution seeker, seeks new opportunities, does things without being told, requires minimum supervision. Is consistently accurate, delivers high quality work and on time. Looks for lasting results and long term solutions.
  • Ability to effectively work and lead a cross-functional team through a high degree of movement and change. Demonstrates consistent ability to set a vision, prioritize, cut through noise and execute through ambiguity.
  • Demonstrates high EQ, tact, diplomacy, and self awareness. Is able to have courageous difficult discussions, influence and negotiate, navigate productively through conflict, and lead cross functionally at peer level and above to drive decisions forward.

((Colorado, New York and Washington only*) Minimum OTE of $171,000/year + equity + benefits))

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