Manager – Enterprise Launch & Business Operations
Posted on 2/10/2024
Okta

5,001-10,000 employees

Online identity verification solutions
Company Overview
Okta stands out as a leading independent identity provider, offering a robust Identity Cloud that enables secure and efficient connection between people and technologies, a feature trusted by over 10,000 organizations including prominent names like JetBlue, Nordstrom, and Slack. The company's competitive edge lies in its extensive pre-built integrations, numbering over 7,000, with applications and infrastructure providers, simplifying and securing access for people and organizations globally. Okta's culture of fostering confidence and potential in its workforce and customers, coupled with its industry leadership and technical prowess, makes it an attractive workplace.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2009

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

59%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Marketing
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Sales & Account Management
Requirements
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in program & project management, leading product launches, and/or product strategy
  • Comprehensive experience and /or understanding of product launch lifecycle
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to communicate with senior management, program stakeholders, and business unit leaders on launch activities and potential risks
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and team skills to lead staff, colleagues, and cross-functional teams
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with an ability to create, execute, and adjust plans as needed
  • Experience working with technical teams
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic environment with competing priorities
Responsibilities
  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure new product launches meet readiness criteria across multiple functions: Product Management, Product Marketing, Engineering, Security, Legal, Support, Business Technology,  Customer Success, Marketing (PR, AR, Social), Field Sales, and Partners
  • Identify, develop and implement operational enhancements to improve launch efficiency and customer impact
  • Create, maintain, and communicate launch process timelines, best practice guidelines, and templates company-wide to multiple stakeholders
  • Excel at facilitating cross functional result-oriented discussions, setting the tone on process outcomes and holding leaders accountable to commitments
  • Be the connector between multiple teams, securing alignment on key decisions, excelling at collaboration and bringing out the best in stakeholders
  • Define meaningful metrics to guide the launch, work closely with data and analytics teams to track performance against defined metrics and engage on results with senior leadership
  • Leverage product knowledge and technical expertise to help anticipate risk and provide mitigation and escalation paths
  • Become an advisor in Product, Go-to-Market, Support and Operational areas and assist in removing blockers as they arise to ensure successful product launches
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in leading product launches in a SaaS company
  • Experience in working with identity and access management products