As the SVP, Operations you will build trusted partnerships with the Chief Product Officer and his BU SVP/GM direct reports. You will have key responsibilities to:
Lead key business transformation initiatives
Work cross functionally with Finance business leaders to optimize business performance
Provide strategic direction and act as a thought leader with primary responsibility for developing and executing innovative global strategies to achieve business objectives and meet company goals
Adapt goals for the business function based on changes in CA strategy. Ensure change initiatives are planned and executed at a global level in alignment with the desired business outcomes
Manage and lead a select number of executive events which shall include the strategy, planning and execution of these events.
Represent CA in industry groups and events to create internal and external awareness of functional solutions.
Develop and/or improve tools, systems, processes, and procedures to increase department efficiency and effectiveness.
How You’ll Stand Out:
The ideal candidate will be an experienced executive with domain expertise that aligns against CA’s existing and emerging technology priorities with a focus on next gen software and SaaS. Specifically, you will have experience within either Agile Management and Operations, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and / or Security. You will provide strategic leadership, serving as primary contact and consultant to executive team members on major functional issues.
While you will lead, and expand a direct team, you will also be known for driving and building support for massive global initiatives that may involve hundreds or thousands of internal and external team members. In addition, you will have an innate ability to seamlessly switch between long-term strategic planning and current quarter execution against goals and objectives.
You will also have demonstrated experience as follows:
Typically,15 years of experience in finance, operations, preferably in the Information Technology sector with current or prior work history in an enterprise Fortune 500 company
An exceptional ability to articulate product vision and business strategy as it relates to a group of products in a complex portfolio, and to communicate the business and strategic value of existing market efforts and emerging market opportunities
Strong operational management experience
Proven ability as a change agent or advocate of business transformation
World class analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative) and knowledge of the technologies, tools and third party resources that enable analysis and insight development
Proactive and entrepreneurial style and strong ability to work without direct day-to-day management.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to effectively direct the company's overall operations to maximize revenues and profits.
Excellent time management, communication, decision-making, and presentation skills.
A comfort level working in complex, highly matrixed organizations
Experience recruiting, retaining and leading high performance teams
Strong negotiation skills and the ability to persuade others as appropriate.
Business travel of approximately 25 percent yearly is expected for this position.
Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in a business-related field. MBA or global equivalent pref