OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY
As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.
An opportunity to join a global and dynamic sales operations team, the role is based in Waterloo, Canada. The Revenue Ops Manager provides direct support to the sales leadership team and an essential interface to the corporate operations function and other corporate functions.
The role reports to the Sr. Director of Enterprise/DX/Commercial Sales Operations and provides direct support to a SVP and VP of Sales.
The role will provide operational support and analysis to the SVP and VP focusing on Sales Process Excellence, Process and project management while also being a primary interface into the corporate operations, billing operations and finance teams.
Responsibilities include ensuring corporate sales processes are understood, communicated and practiced, developing effective reports and preparing thoughtful analysis on trends, as well as streamlining and automating processes. In addition, includes being responsible for continuous sales processes improvement initiatives centred around forecasting, reporting & analysis, salesforce.com adoption, partnering and lead process management.
A critical success in this role will be the ability to provide efficient support to the sales organization, and, to communicate and work collaboratively with other groups across the global OpenText organization.
WHAT IT TAKES:
Review weekly forecast and pipeline reports to ensure accuracy. Pro-actively follow-up on deals that need clarification and provide insight on quality of forecast and pipeline.
Provide thoughtful analysis on management dashboards to facilitate effective understanding of progress, achievements and gaps; includes pipeline analysis, closed deal analysis, competitors, etc. Communicate key information and analysis to global sales management.
Ensure account and opportunity data in Salesforce.com is accurate. Proactively resolve any discrepancies to ensure reporting is timely and accurate.
Review and analyse operational and sales financial information to enable effective decision making.
Contribute to processes and reporting around sales staffing, hiring and on-boarding, including assessing and planning resources (location, roles, development and alignment with other resources.)
Recommend and provide relevant information and analysis on customer segmentation, account assignments and territory coverage.
Be point person to communicate and address compensation plans. Includes communicating plan design and structure, and, local analysis/verification of performance data.
Address questions from sales leadership on OT processes, comp plans etc
- Identify areas where processes need to be automated and/or streamlined. Lead regional process improvement initiatives.
YOU ARE GREAT AT:
Demonstrate thought leadership around sales processes and operations
- Partner with the Sales Leader to assist with all elements of business planning, progress reporting and outcome measurement.
Assist with the design, implementation and review of any regional initiatives required by the Sales Leader
Collaborate effectively with departments and cross-functional groups to ensure company goals are achieved.
Other responsibilities and key result areas will be assigned as required.
Bachelor’s degree with MBA or other relevant Master’s Degree, a plus.
Minimum 5 years relevant business experience with at 2+ years managing operations and complex processes– ideally with broad experience in a variety of operational and support roles. Must have experience working closely with senior executives. Previous sales operations management experience preferred.
Worktime Flexibility / Travel Requirements:
- The role is largely office based with some potential regional travel.
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