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Title:  Senior Manager, Marketing Budget Operations


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  38121


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.


By harnessing the power of hybrid cloud data services, customers gain the freedom of choice to securely manage and move data – anywhere, on any cloud. Only NetApp can help organizations deliver data-rich customer experiences when they rapidly test and deploy new applications that easily use data and services regardless of where they reside or in what form.

Job Summary

The Senior Manager Marketing Budget Operations, reporting to the Director of Marketing Operations & Chief of Staff, drives operational efficiency and execution by developing process and tools that optimize and enable our Marketing organization.

This role will drive the evolution of marketing planning and management processes building a well-defined integrated marketing plan driving alignment with goals, investments and outcomes.  This role will have direct reports (Budget Managers) and act as the Team Lead and work with internal partners and external stakeholders to deliver operational excellence in budget planning and resource allocation.

  • Establish best in class, closed-loop budget allocation and distribution process
  • Partner with finance to provide regular insights and information transparency to marketing leadership
  • Develop and manage annual and quarterly strategic budget planning process
  • Lead the weekly budget & finance meetings
  • Manage the global marketing budget team (includes contractors)
  • Establish monthly reporting cadence to demonstrate control of plan execution, provide reports for Marketing MBR and QBR meetings
  • Build and manage processes for tracking T&E budgets
Job Requirements
  • Strategic thinker and excellent project manager with experience in operations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with keen attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Analytical mindset with experience with data-driven decision making
  • Self-motivated with ability to thrive in an evolving organization
  • Experience motivating and managing teams with a positive, can do attitude
  • Effective communicator engaging with multiple roles throughout the organization
  • Executive presence and experience in executive level interactions and presentations
  • Strong relationship building and leadership skills
BS/BA degree or equivalent related experience. 8+ years -- plus add additional experience requirements needed if you were to fill an open requisition, i.e., knowledge, skills, and abilities.


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do.



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