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Senior Manager, Strategy & Planning

Location: Redwood City, California US


Job Number: 29807

Position Title: Senior Manager, Strategic Planning

External Description:

Senior Manager, Strategy & Planning

The Senior Manager, Strategy & Planning contributes to the development and execution of long-range strategic plans. This role is responsible for identifying strategic opportunities, helping solidify objectives, performing critical analysis, and developing insights for the business. This role will generate creative, action-oriented insights and recommendations and work closely with business partners to drive execution.

• Work with senior leaders to define the vision, strategy, and roadmap to achieve Informatica’s long-term objectives
• Manage the assessment of Informatica’s performance against strategic and operational objectives, and collaborate with the leadership team to resolve risks to execution
• Play key role in the development of short and medium term Go-To-Market strategy for the company
• Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis to support strategic planning for go-to-market initiatives spanning topics such as segmentation, capacity, coverage, demand generation etc.
• Monitor and analyze industry trends and the competitive landscape to identify growth opportunities, competitive threats, and potential ecosystem partners
• Engage with cross-functional leadership including geo sales leaders and segment/channel leaders to scope and execute growth initiatives
• Lead critical strategy projects that accelerate achievement of company objectives
• May perform other duties and responsibilities

• Proven analytical and quantitative skills with a data-driven approach to problem solving
• Highly organized and detail-oriented
• Exercises independent judgement to drive initiatives forward
• Executive presence, comfortable interacting with senior business leaders
• Team player able to effectively lead virtual, cross-functional teams
• Able to influences cross-functional stakeholders to achieve business goals
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• High energy, positive attitude and motivated
• Adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

• BA/BS or equivalent educational background required. MBA preferred
• Experience identifying, evaluating and analyzing business opportunities
• Experience working across multiple business units/functions to drive decisions
• Minimum 12 years of experience, with 8 years experience in management consulting, sales/GTM strategy, sales/GTM planning or corporate strategy/development

City: Redwood City

State: California

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

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A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Informatica is the enterprise cloud data management leader, helping enterprises overcome critical business challenges by leading with the power of data. Processing over 15 trillion cloud transactions a month, Informatica enables the world’s most innovative companies to take a cloud-first, cloud-native approach to modernize their data infrastructure, gain a 360-degree view of their business, and drive data governance and privacy. Informatica is the market leader in all five key categories of enterprise data management and has been the trusted partner to more than 9,500 customers.  Connect with Informatica at, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Travel Requirement: Limited

Location_formattedLocationLong: Redwood City, California US

The Hiring Process

Apply for an open role via our Career Page or through an Internal Referral. While you're waiting to hear back from our Talent Acquisition Team, visit, our Informatica social channels, and Glassdoor. Doing so will give you insight into who we are, what we do, and why you should join our team.

If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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