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Nutanix Sr Director, Planning in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Director, Planning

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart!

The Opportunity

Dive into a pivotal role at Nutanix, where you will be shaping the future of cloud software. Here, you'll not only play an instrumental role in guiding the transition of Nutanix's forecast process into a software and subscription model, but also engage cross functionally to align and enhance the company's growth and customer satisfaction. A day in your life can involve strategic decision-making, crafting Go To Market plans, interfacing with Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Contract Manufacturing, and also solving operations problems and minimizing key business risk. By the end of your first year, success would look like a mature and efficient S&OP approach, optimized supply and demand planning processes, supply planning process improvements as a way of life, and significant growth in line with our business transformation.

Planning Department at Nutanix

Dive into a department that's central to Nutanix's mission of revolutionizing cloud software. Our Planning Department stands out in the industry by using innovative strategies and approaches, while ensuring that Nutanix stays ahead of the curve by supporting the business via complementary supply and demand practices. The team combines big picture analytics and creative solutions with disciplined practices and a passion for accuracy and an attention to detail.

  • Team Mission: Predictable, responsive, scalable solutions that provide comprehensive value to our customers by engaging and empowering our people and partners.

  • Size: A team of six accomplished and high-achieving planners

  • Difference: Use of advanced forecasting methods, operational planning strategiesand collaborative approach to drive business results.

  • Achievements: Consistently aligned supply and demand,resulting in customer delight and achievement of key business objectives.

Your Role

  • Hands-on - Develop an S&OP approach, oversee long-term demand forecast creation along with a balanced supply plan and monitor Contract Manufacturer KPIs.

  • Team Collaboration - Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, from Sales Operations to Product Management and Finance, ensuring alignment in strategies and operations.

  • Organizational Impact - Provide thought leadership, ensure efficient Product Life Cycle Management, and monitor current and future inventory levels to maximize company-wide benefits.

What You'll Bring

  • Skills and Knowledge: Expertise in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Contract Manufacturing, and MRP. Depth of knowledge in operational planning tools and strategies.

  • Education: A solid foundation with 15+ years of leadership experience in business operations and supply/demand planning.

  • Must-haves: Demonstrated success in defining and implementing new strategies, a leadership track record in operational environments, and proficiency in Demand Planning tools like Demantra, John Galt, Kinaxis, Anaplan, etc.

About the Team

  • What the Team Says: "Functional leadership style focuses on empowerment. Theybelieve in providing tools and guidance, sets aggressive goals, and expects professionalism and accountability for results".

  • How We Work: We value confident, independent, intelligent team members who combine analytical skills with business savvy. We plan so that problems will be avoided, but we also attack problems whenever they arise. Flexibility and communication are our strengths.

  • How We Work: Our Vice President expects Senior Directors to go beyond their functional expertise to think strategically and cross functionally, deliver measurable results tied to aligned objectives, develop and empower their team members, and create a work environment that promotes teamwork and high levels of individual satisfaction.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $206,640 to $413,400 [year]; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position,” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer Nutanix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and (in the U.S.) an Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other category protected by applicable law. We hire and promote individuals solely on the basis of qualifications for the job to be filled. We strive to foster an inclusive working environment that enables all our Nutants to be themselves and to do great work in a safe and welcoming environment, free of unlawful discrimination, intimidation or harassment. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by contacting