VP, Global Technical Enablement

Position Description: We are looking for an outstanding leader to run and scale our global Technical Enablement team. This role is responsible for developing and executing a strategy for onboarding and continued development of our Presales members. You’ll partner closely with Presales, Customer Success, Sales and Partner enablement; as well as Product Management and Product Marketing. The goal is to build a machine that efficiently aligns people, processes, and priorities with relevant learnings, communication, and coaching. Enablement done right is highly personalized, delivering the right message at the right time. It helps a company like Okta achieve aggressive growth and revenue targets. And ultimately, it improves the quality of conversation with prospects and customers. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Align the team around a strategy for how the enablement should be organized, what are the top priorities, and how success will be measured.   
  • Build relationships with your internal customers to understand their goals, their challenges, and develop a plan that aligns with these goals.
  • Communicate effectively and often to ensure all stakeholders are aligned and view enablement programs as a multiplier. 
  • Review technical learning paths to achieve business objectives. This requires experience in the role and/or empathy and understanding of the business function.    
  • Be accountable for selecting best-in-class enablement platforms and ensure Okta’s implementation of the platforms we own is also best-in-class. 
  • Ensure that content and programs are instrumented so that we are making data-driven decisions and quantifying the impact of enablement.   
  • Be the expert with regards to enablement best practices, and provide thought leadership to position Okta’s enablement team as the model in the industry. 

Requirements: 

  • High energy, charismatic, innovative, creative individual  
  • Leadership DNA, proven ability to excite and lead a technical enablement team
  • Ability to deliver results in a global, matrixed environment
  • Deep understanding of enterprise sales and enablement strategies  
  • Strong communication skills

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

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