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Salesforce.com, Inc Lead Program Manager, Research & Insights in Burlington, Massachusetts

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You are Driven to Deliver! This role involves taking initiative and proactively solving problems. You have strong communication skills - the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. You are an active listener with excellent interpersonal skills. A team player that builds authentic, collaborative relationships with individuals, project team members, and stakeholders through consistent and honest interaction.

You love the details! You are detail-oriented, with excellent documentation and organizational skills. You bring curiosity and excitement when learning new things and developing new skills. You are proficient in project management software, spreadsheets, and Google suite. Experience with Quip is a plus.

You play well with others . You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. You bring a unique point of view to the table and bring out the best in your team. You solicit feedback on your own work and add value to others' work.

Sound like you? Then you're someone we want to work with! Join our amazing team and you'll get to work with some of the best and brightest. You'll find startup-like scrum teams, opportunities to collaborate across different teams, consumer-style innovation, and the opportunity to be an integral part of delivering great experiences to millions of end-users. Your problem-solving skills matter - at scale. And, by the way, you'll work for a company that has been named - 10 years running - in Fortune 100 Top Places to work.

Program Management - Research Operations, Lead: Salesforce

This role reports directly to the Senior Director of Research and Insights, Operations and Program Management and will be responsible for leading Research Operations practice. We are looking for an individual who can collaborate and form strong partnerships across the Research & Insights team to develop, optimize and scale programs that support the impact of research on key parts of the business. A primary focus of this role will be leading and optimizing processes and programs that address both the strategic and tactical operational needs for the Research & Insights team that is rapidly growing in scope and size.

Job requirements:

  • Lead and manage the Research Operations initiatives

  • Collaborate with research leadership and peers to establish, implement, and communicate compelling processes and organizational operations to support efficiency and scale for the Research & Insights team

  • Lead and optimize end-to-end programs for engaging and delivering work to Product and Business team stakeholders, work prioritization/tracking, and performance monitoring

  • Lead the effort to standardize and automate customer engagement and onboarding processes, research enablement for researchers and user-centric teams

  • Develop and leverage repeatable tools, templates, process documentation, and communication plans for various programs and efforts

  • Ability to build trusting relationships, credibility, and strong communications skills to influence stakeholders, connect partners to improve project decision-making, which drives business value

  • Build strong partnerships with internal cross-functional teams, and external vendors/agencies

  • Comfortable working in the face of ambiguity, and able to solve immediate needs in balance with the long-term vision

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5-10 years minimum of relevant work experience in Operations Management or Program Management

  • Experience with successfully managing a large, diverse workload with conflicting deadlines and priorities; and experience having built and developed programs

  • Strong operational experience in identifying problems and developing solutions at scale to gain efficiencies and foster productivity

  • Strong project management and organizational skills; strong written, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Ability to bring clarity and structure when managing fluid expectations and evolving demand

  • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent work experience

  • Bonus: Experience working with research, analytics, or technical environments and experience with working with geographically-distributed teams

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