Leadership Development, Manager

Job Locations US-MA-North Reading
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/23/2021 12:37 PM)
Job ID
2021-2459
Organization
Other

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TraceLink’s Leadership Development Program is a targeted sixteen month rotational program uniquely structured for select post-MBAs to receive direct, hands-on experience while developing into well-rounded TraceLink leaders. This program is designed to provide new Managers with the tools and resources to move into leadership capacities within Marketing, Sales, Services, Product Management or Business Management.

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MBA Leadership Program participants will engage in a variety of challenging and exciting learning and development experiences in their rotations including:

  • On-the-Job Leadership Training: Will develop a wide breadth of knowledge and gain invaluable practical management experience that spans across several cross-functional organizations within the company. Leadership development and management opportunities may include, but are not limited to:
    • Work on business projects under the guidance of management and a mentor
    • Drive key initiatives within our Marketing organization
    • Work within Solutions Marketing to define and articulate the value positioning and product messaging that underpins overall go-to-market efforts
    • Spearhead high profile projects within our Services organization which will impact the future of customer delivery
    • Work with Product Management to define the product roadmap, release dates, and key features based on customer feedback
    • Implement proposed business innovations within rotation organizations
    • Participate in senior management meetings
    • Build a network, develop relationships, understand organization structure, work in a team environment, and improve communication skills
    • Manage projects to successful completion within a timeframe, demonstrating tangible results
    • Come up with innovative ideas and implement new best practices
    • Develop cooperation and teamwork while leading diverse groups
    • Engage in cross-functional interactions with multiple disciplines across global locations
    • Working with Finance to develop and remain accountable to an approved budget for the business unit or solution area
  • Training & Development: Leadership Development Program Participants will be supported throughout their tenure in the program with a variety of learning sessions to develop business insight and leadership effectiveness. The focus will be on leadership and professional development.
  • Coaching: Leadership Development Program Participants will receive coaching from multiple sources to assist them in developing skills and knowledge that will enhance leadership and personal growth.
  • Networking: Developing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships is key to launching a successful career. Leadership Development Program Participants will have a variety of opportunities to network with senior leaders and numerous talented and creative colleagues from across the organization.
  • Performance Goals will be established for each Leadership Development Program Participant, and by the end of the program, they will have developed a strong knowledge of the TraceLink’s business coupled with the necessary technical and leadership abilities to position them to be future leaders at TraceLink.

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  • MBA required
  • Past experience working in Software companies
  • Prior leadership experience preferred
  • Supervisory techniques, resource allocation, planning and budgeting experience
  • Principles of personnel training, supervision, motivation, and evaluation
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and business acumen and ability to motivate and influence others
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to make independent decisions, as well as operate in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multi-task and problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of basic financial management
  • Confidence in all situations. The ability to conduct a presentation to senior level management in a board room, and speak with drivers out in the field
  • Develop strategies to effectively manage current and future challenges and opportunities; develop recommendations and actionable plans
  • Define issues and focus on achieving workable solutions; generate innovative ideas to improve existing processes and programs
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology
  • Communicate well both verbally and in writing; listen to and understand various viewpoints; share relevant information timely; provide constructive feedback; maintain professionalism
  • Present ideas effectively to individuals or groups and deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience
  • Effectively and productively engage with others and establish trust, credibility, and confidence
  • Promote collaboration and assist others with their initiatives and efforts
  • Motivate and empower others to achieve objectives and to develop a culture where employees feel ownership in what they do

 

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