Director of Product Management - Product Enablement

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


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Who We Are
At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest-growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.
What You Will Do
We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Director of Product Management to lead Meraki's Product Enablement team. Product enablement is an integral part of our Product Management organization, with strategic alignment with how Meraki develops and delivers new products to our customers. The team's mission is to win hearts and minds, by connecting learners with the skills and knowledge they need to improve the value they realize from Meraki's market-leading cloud networking management platform.

In this position, you will use your experience in building teams that deliver learning and development outcomes to meet the needs of today's learners. You will possess highly developed communication/presentation skills, and a passion for applying technology to solving business problems. Taking a growth mindset, you will apply an analytical approach to establishing measurable impact from product enablement investments.
As the leader of the Product Enablement team, your responsibilities include:
  • Lead the team responsible for developing learning content and delivering Meraki's learning programs, including the widely recognized CMNA (Certified Meraki Network Associate) program
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure the development and execution of a product enablement strategy that meets Meraki's strategic objectives.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement, with a focus on e-learning to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, and reach of our enablement efforts
  • Be responsible for the creation and distribution of training materials and resources for Meraki products
  • Monitor network industry trends and learning best practices to incorporate into our training programs
  • Establish Meraki's Enablement product vision and strategy and roadmap
  • Act as the "voice of the customer" to a broad cross-section of Meraki teams to ensure service provider needs are being met
  • Build relationships with cross-functional teams across Cisco and our partner community
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • 10+ years of proven experience in a Product Management or Product Enablement role
  • 5+ years of experience in a technology company that develops networking or cloud products
  • 5+ years of direct people management building, leading, and mentoring high-impact teams
  • Demonstrated ability building and delivering high-quality learning and development programs
  • Strong customer empathy with a deep desire to understand and tackle top customer problems
  • Dedication to learning about networking, cloud, and emerging ground-breaking technologies
  • Can easily communicate complicated concepts simply to multiple audiences
  • Can-do attitude with an inherent pride in the quality of our offerings
  • Love solving technical problems in innovative ways
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related degree or equivalent
Bonus Points For:
  • MBA or equivalent experience
  • Previous support for B2B enterprise sales motions
At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case-by-case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Compensation Range:
$159,800$314,200 USD

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

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