Global Readiness Program Leader Silver Spring Networks
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As the leader of Silver Spring Networks Global Readiness program, you will be responsible for driving and managing all aspects of SSN?s preparation for supporting expansion into new, global markets, coordinating a multi-functional effort. Your primary goal will be to improve the efficiency, speed and quality with which the Company enters new markets. As the Company explores new markets this role facilitates the overall readiness effort, including importation, tax, logistics, certifications and compliance throughout the Company. You will be responsible for not only tracking readiness activities, but also developing/recommending strategic and process improvements to lower the cost and shorten the time required to enter new markets. Specifically you will:
Own all SSN readiness efforts.
Establish a global trade desk to serve as a centralized point of coordination for inquiries as well as a repository for information and tools.
Track and communicate progress in preparing the Company?s efforts to enter target markets.
Facilitate the coordination of multi-functional efforts across sales, finance, legal, product and manufacturing activities ? calling out known issues that may become blockers to entering new markets in the timely fashion.
Create processes and identify resources to streamline and systemize the efforts of individual functions / people throughout the Company.
Develop and drive reviews and analysis that will create leverage in multi-country market entries within a region.
Demonstrate understanding and advise the Company on the requirements and restrictions for import into new geographies.
Identify best practices and other resources to create leverage in our global delivery.
Create a systemic process to track results from our globalization activities to demonstrate cost and time savings to the company.
Coordinate regular planning and business reviews with key internal partners.
Industry expertise to include deep understanding of the networking industry including knowledge of existing and emerging smart grid technologies, market models, insight into emerging applications (machine to machine and the ?Internet of Things?), as well as business issues facing key industry players.
Superior knowledge of alternative program and business models for fully realizing partnering in a complex market environment.
Knowledge of import/export compliance and logistics processes applicable to technology products.
Ability to influence at a senior executive level.
Demonstrated ability to develop and present clear and succinct business cases and recommendations to all key stakeholders across multiple functional areas.
Demonstrated ability to deliver presentations in public and internal settings.
Ability to manage several initiatives simultaneously.
Excellent analytical and project management skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive cross functional collaboration.
Able to collaborate well with people both inside and outside the company
7+ years of experience in program management, exportation management and/or global entry.
Direct experience in energy and infrastructure industries, with a specific focus on smart grid, a strong plus.
Masters or other advanced degrees a plus
Position is headquartered in our corporate offices in Redwood City, California and reports to the EVP of Global Development.
Redwood City, California, United States
||575 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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