Business Architect / Integration Manager

Washington, DC
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
To get the best candidate experience, please consider applying for a maximum of 3 roles within 12 months to ensure you are not duplicating efforts.Job CategoryAlliances & ChannelsJob DetailsTheAlliances & Channels (A&C) M&A Integration team is seeking an M&A Business Architect Manager. Our best-in-class A&C M&A team sits on the the front lines of our acquisitions and orchestrates every aspect of the acquired company's Alliances function into Salesforce. In this role, you will lead the systems integration of Salesforce's acquisitions to support the growth and success of acquiredpartner businesses, by strategizing, planning, and overseeing the integrated systems architecture.You will lead the Alliances system integration of acquisitions of all sizes and complexities from Day One planning to integration execution. You will define the systems integration for partner ecosystems and work with Information Technology (IT) Teams to execute on the designed architecture. To succeed in this role, you will effectively collaborate closely with the A&C Business stakeholders, Information Technology, Corporate Development M&A, and Go to Market (GTM) M&A integration teams to design a systems integration strategy and roadmap to support the GTM objectives by deal.The ideal candidate is action oriented, impact-focused, and has experience integrating Go-to-Market systems in a prior systems or business architect role.Relevant experience across Go to Market or Alliances and Channels is a plus.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Define the A&C M&Asystems integrationvision and strategy by deal based on deal objectives, GTM goals, partners/customers growth targets and due diligence findings.Own the A&Csystems integrationprogram for multiple M&A acquisitions. Orchestrate cross-functional business leaders throughsystems integrationplanning across systems discovery, roadmap execution, user acceptance testing, and change management impacts.Serve as the face of the A&C M&A Team by staying current with a deep understanding across the evolving Salesforce partner strategy business landscape and any broader systems initiatives.Engage A&C M&A integration leads by deal to discuss systems integration impacts to Close / Day One operating model, and internal / external communications planned.Plan, guide, and facilitate A&C system discovery sessions to understand current system architecture for an acquisition and conduct fit-gap analysis to shape go-forwardsystems integrationroadmapCollaborate with Information Technology to drive system integration solution decisions that support GTM objectives by each deal while adhering to integration guiding principles, data governance standards, and follows the current long-term overall system roadmap.Manage integration Key Performance Indicators and metrics to showcase impact ofsystems integrationon partner revenue, partner capacity, and partner experience. Design & collaboratively build executive reporting, and inform regional teams across AMER, EMEA/LATAM and APAC on integration progress.Nurture the acquired company through development of authentic, trusting working relationships & a thoughtful change management program. Serve as a positive spokesperson to address employees'systems integrationquestions and boost awareness about upcoming Salesforce system roadmap and data governance changes.Enhance the A&C M&A playbook with learnings from each acquisition and continue to maintain with support from broader team's contribution on a periodic basis.Establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a team player with exceptional communication, analytical, and leadership skills.Conduct ad-hoc qualitative and quantitative analyses for strategic planning and integration efforts.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:Lead to Cash Systems:Expertise with data fields across lead to cash systems architecture (including marketing automation, lead / deal registration, partner portals, compensation fields) specific to supporting a high-growth Go-to-Market business. RelevantAlliances & Channels experience (eg, partner co-selling, revenue share, App Marketplace systems) is a plus.IT Project and Program Management Skills:Experience in estimation, planning, design, and implementation of complex, cross functional business and IT requirements. Effective in influencing and making high quality decisions and taking decisive action. Ability to work well under deadlines and juggle multiple priorities. Strong meeting management skills.GTM Knowledge:Experience in the Go-to-Market (GTM) motion of a SaaS company. Understands various sales and post sales models and what is required to accelerate growth especially as it relates to the GTM systems motion. Specific partner ecosystem knowledge is a plus.Data Governance:Strong data quality and data integrity skills. Experience applying various methodologies or practices to assess data across technical system solutions, processes, business issues and people. Ability to extract key messages from data and simplify into executive-level reporting.M&A Experience:Prior experience or a curiosity to learn about M&A and the integration of recently acquired teams into new organization systems and processes - while minimizing disruption and optimizing for value creation`Executive Communication Skills:High EQ, low ego. Exceptionally strong communicator equally adept at communications strategy and execution, with the ability to independently craft a full range of clear, high-impact communications with cross functional organization leaders.Influencing and Interpersonal Skills:Able to establish and build close working relationships. Strong personal credibility and counseling skills. Team-oriented planner and decision-maker. Ability to motivate, collaborate, and work successfully in a team environment. Able to creatively drive consensus. A Change Ambassador.Process Improvement Skills:Ability to analyze and optimize defined areas or processes within a cross-functional organization. Effective in implementing new and improved processes.OTHER SKILLS/PREFERRED:5-7years experience in a functional organization or past M&A experienceUndergraduate degree in Business, Management Information Systems, or related BS degree, or equivalent professional experience.Salesforce CRM knowledge is a strong plus and heavily recommended.Strong G Suite skills; ability to quickly ramp on collaboration technologies (Slack, Quip, Smartsheets)LI-Y*AccommodationsIf you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via thisAccommodations Request Form.Posting StatementAt Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. 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