Friday, October 21, 2011

Job Openings for Process Owner - Product Management Operating Model @ Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R903708
Location: UNITED STATES.CALIFORNIA.SAN JOSE
Job Title: Process Owner - Product Management Operating Model
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Cisco Services (Formerly Customer Advocacy)
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: No
Job Description: Cisco is seeking a Process Owner for the Product Management organization.

This position is responsible for:

- definition and execution of the product development methodology
- measurement of adoption of internal processes
- exception processing support
- alignment with other Product Management groups, as well as Engineering, Marketing and Operations

Primary deliverables:
- Creation and updating of documentation including (but not limited to) process maps, role based training modules, wiki, and process templates.
- Facilitate cross-funcional teams to implement changes and improvements, as required
- Provide ongoing support to Product and Program Managers who execute and enforce the process, respectively
- Ensure we are on track in our cultural transformation from a Technology-driven to a Market-driven product management organization

Requirements:
- BS or BA or equivalent experience
- 5 years experience in business process re-engineering or design
- Proficient in MS-Office tools, including Visio
- Six Sigma Black Belt certification or equivalent
- Excellent communication skills (written, oral, interpersonal)
- Ability to influence cross-functional teams without direct authority
- Excellent interpersonal skills

Desired additional skills:
- Experience in Design for Six Sigma
- Familiarity with Cisco's Product Development Methodology or similar method
- Familiarity with Cisco's New Product Introduction and Heartbeat methods

This position must reside in San Jose, CA.

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