Sr. Enablement Strategy & Planning Manager


Location: United States

Job Type: Full time


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About the Role

As the Senior Enablement Strategy & Planning Manager for the OKTA Global Enablement team, you will raise the bar for the planning, tracking and reporting of operational initiatives that uplift and elevate our capability within the company. Reporting to the Director of Global Enablement Operations & Communications, you’ll create and manage processes that align the execution and clarity of roles throughout the development cycle, resulting in the scale, agility, and high performance of the organization.

The ideal candidate is incredibly organized, picks up new ideas quickly, can synthesize a lot of information into what matters the most, is an exceptional communicator and writer, and has a knack for translating data and expressing ideas (slides, spreadsheets, presenting) into actionable insights for executive level audiences.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the formal quarterly enablement planning process that facilitates the prioritization of enablement requests from various stakeholders, establishes the global enablement plan, and determines the enablement calendar for the field.
  • Create the walking deck articulating the global enablement plan that is used by the Global Enablement Leadership team to deliver the plan to the field, PMM, and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Partner closely with the Global Enablement Leadership team to develop and deliver cutting-edge enablement QBRs that drive awareness, improve productivity, promote collaboration, and inspire engagement across stakeholders and GTM communities.
  • Develop strong relationships with cross-functional partners and maximize those relationships to manage and facilitate quarterly prioritization planning meetings with stakeholders.
  • Lead quarterly retrospective meetings to optimize and improve the project planning process and identify organizational pain-points that impact project delivery and performance; work with relevant stakeholders on appropriate solutions.
  • Understand how to increase efficiencies in managing development cycles to optimize resources and deliver results.
  • Manage and track quarterly goals for the Global Enablement team.
  • Manage the annual enablement budget for in-person training through working with stakeholders and the field.
  • Partner with the Enablement Communications Lead to develop and manage the field enablement calendar communications plan.
  • Partner with Sales Operations and manage the enablement dashboard to track, measure, and report on KPIs. Incorporate this data into the ongoing strategic enablement plan.

Job Requirements - The Experience You’ll Bring To The Team

  • 8+ years of experience supporting GTM sellers in an enablement capacity at high-growth environments preferably within the enterprise software space.
  • Experience leading strategic planning cycles (engaging stakeholders and gathering quarterly enablement requests, QBRs, retrospectives, etc.) and managing related programs while working collaboratively with and influencing cross functional teams.
  • Sharp critical thinking, verbal communication and relationship-building skills to influence all levels of leadership.
  • Excellent writer who uses visual best practices to build presentations that effectively communicate complex ideas to executive audiences using Google slides and Lucidcharts.
  • Strong project management skills, attention to detail, and ability to work on multiple deliverables at a time for fast turnaround and deployment using Google sheets and Asana.
  • Comfortable working under pressure and thriving in a fast-paced environment while staying flexible through growth and change.
  • Open to new ideas with the ability to find creative solutions for complex program management challenges.
  • Data-driven and results-oriented with the proven ability to translate data into actionable recommendations tailored for their audience.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent in business, business management or a related field is preferred.

Bonus Experience You Could Bring

  • Experience in change management principles.
  • Experience with data analytics tools (preferably Tableau).

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit:

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:$140,000$189,000 USD The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between: $156,000$211,000 USD

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