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VMware WWRACE M&A Enablement Integration Lead (Opportunity for Working Remotely) in Greenville, South Carolina

Business Summary:

VMware accelerates digital transformation through a software-defined approach to business and IT. The trusted platform provider of choice for more than 500,000 customers globally, VMware is the pioneer in virtualization and an innovator in cloud and business mobility. A proven leader, VMware allows customers to run, manage, connect and secure applications across clouds and devices in a common operating environment.

Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide is committed to building a community where great people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, teamwork, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem solve for tomorrow today.

The Worldwide Readiness, Assessment, Certification & Enablement (WWRACE) Team is focused on providing the knowledge and skills to empower successful customer business outcomes. We engage with key stakeholders across VMware, including our customers and partners, to ensure they are trained and enablement effectively in their role.

The WWRACE Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team is responsible for planning and executing acquisition enablement integration activities across our VMware stakeholders (field core sellers, technical services, customer success, customer education/learning, global services and our partners), to help VMware realize the value of acquisitions by streamlining and scaling support for acquired companies.

What is in it for you?

  • You'll be a key member of the VMware team that is training & enabling our customers, partners and internal employees – in particular, what they need to know throughout each phase of a merger & acquisition

  • You will have direct exposure to VMware’s strategy and how to execute the enablement to support this corporate strategy

  • The WWRACE team is a fast-paced, innovative and dynamic team

Job Role and Responsibilities:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with seasoned, experienced Training and Enablement professionals across WWRACE, as well as Project and Program Management professionals across other business functions, assisting with leading strategic, cross-functional projects and programs to drive acquisition integration enablement. This will include close engagement with the Go-To-Market (GTM) Integration Team and the Integration Management Office (IMO).

While in this role, you will:

  • Be the Subject Matter Expert for acquisition integration within the WWRACE Team

  • Engage during all stages of the integration, from pre-close and confirmatory due diligence and planning to complete integration of the acquired company into VMware systems, processes and tools

  • Work closely with project stakeholder teams, within WWRACE and across other VMware business functions, including all GTM M&A workstreams and IMO

  • Learn and apply industry project management best practices to real-life projects

  • Train on and continually improve WWRACE’s and VMware’s M&A project methodology, including processes, tools and templates, contributing to the development of company objectives and principles

  • Apply project methodology to key projects across M&A projects and programs

  • Develop and execute integration project plans and budgets following established playbook,

  • Manage the delivery of the project within the constraints of schedule, scope and budget

  • Manage one or more projects individually or within a wider project/program team.

  • Stay current on VMware product and solution offerings, as well as industry Project Management trends, methodology and approaches

  • May supervise and mentor other members of team working on integrations

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, IT, Business Administration, or a relevant field of study and at least 10 years of related experience, or a Master’s Degree (MBA Preferred) and 8 years of related experience

  • Significant experience with mergers & acquisitions (M&A), and specifically integrations

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including good communication with the ability to articulate ideas in a precise and concise manner

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Intimate knowledge of change management, risk management, setting up and initiating projects

  • Ability to work autonomously, if needed, and exercise independent judgment when evaluating intangibles

  • English fluency is mandatory

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to work with cross functional teams

  • Ability to think creatively, take ownership of tasks and adapt to changing business requirements

  • Motivated self-learner with the passion and follow through to acquire new skills

  • Work well in a global virtual environment that is fast-paced and constantly changing

  • Experience with Project Management scheduling and tracking tools (including Smartsheet) is a plus and familiarity with the Microsoft suite of applications

  • Aspiring to complete Project management certification (e.g. PMP) a plus, but not required

Home Office - Anywhere in the United States

This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware.

Category : Sales

Subcategory: Field Enablement

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Remote: Yes

Posted Date: 2020-11-09

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