Senior Business Planner

| Seattle
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Why Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is the technology platform that organizations use to collect, manage, and act on experience data, also called X-data™. The Qualtrics XM Platform™ is a system of action, used by teams, departments, and entire organizations to manage the four core experiences of business—customer, product, employee and brand—on one platform. Over 9,000 enterprises worldwide, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 and 99 of the top 100 U.S. business schools, rely on Qualtrics to consistently build products that people love, create more loyal customers, develop a phenomenal employee culture, and build iconic brands. Qualtrics was recently acquired by SAP, and together we will accelerate XM and power the experience economy. Join us on this adventure that can open many doors! If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and growth, recognizes your unique contribution, fills you with purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now!

The Challenge

Qualtrics is looking for talented leaders as our product and business model portfolio grows. The Business Planning team plays a central role in developing multi-year strategic plans in conjunction with business units, defining business models across the company, and executing critical long-term growth initiatives.

As a leader in the Business Planning team, you will drive critical strategic initiatives requiring strong leadership, cross-team collaboration, creativity, analytics, and the ability to be a leader amongst peers. You will work across all organizations to co-develop our future company and product strategy, determine product offerings, drive profitability, and guide strategic pricing. You will be viewed as a leader, enabling and helping others to understand our strategy and product offerings. You will also identify, propose, and drive new initiatives to accelerate our business strategy across a diverse set of businesses. You will have a strong understanding of Qualtrics product offerings and be a key contributor in a fast growing environment.

This role requires advanced business strategy acumen as well as thought leadership, strong partnering ability, and execution skills to ensure we develop the right strategy, and business models to enable the commercial success of Qualtrics more broadly. You will also work with executives across the company to finalize and approve product strategy in order to build out the company’s vision.

Responsibilities

As a business planner you will be responsible for developing strategy, business models, and the product portfolio while balancing short-term and long-term goals of the business:

  • Work as a member of the leadership team to define, launch and execute our strategy
  • Develop business strategy and product offerings that will accelerate growth for Qualtrics in conjunction with the product and marketing owners
  • Manage business model and commercialization initiatives in order to enable marketing, sales, and customer success
  • Regularly assess the efficacy of product and business initiatives, and recommend adjustments as needed
  • Identify and develop accelerators to growth and adoption, including M&A & strategic partnerships
  • Leverage and develop financial, customer research, and usage insights to deliver informed decision making
  • Example project types include: white space opportunity sizing, business model analysis, disruptive initiative ideation, new product commercialization, pricing strategy, and competitive analysis
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.
  • Master's in Business Administration or graduate degree in management, economics, technical or engineering field desired
  • 5+ years of work experience in consulting and/or tech; at least 2 years of experience in a top tier management consulting or investment banking, or equivalent strategy/project management experience in a line role for a technology firm.
  • A track record of ownership and being a self-starter, able to independently drive and lead cross-company initiatives
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, problem solving, financial analysis, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in structuring complex analyses in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with analytical tools and techniques (SQL, spreadsheet software, statistics and predictive modeling)
What differentiates us from other companies
  • Work life integration is deeply important to us - we have frequent office events, team outings, and happy hours.
  • We take pride in our offices design aiming at cultivating creativity from our rooftop views to an open and collaborative work space.
  • On top of standard benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc) we provide snacks, drinks, and free lunches in our office.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • We are an open language company so we do not specify on languages and accept all that are helpful toward the product.Languages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • Qualtrics PlatformCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Qualtrics iQ DirectoryCRM
    • Qualtrics PlatformEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • MixRankLead Gen
    • RapportiveLead Gen
    • Qualtrics PlatformLead Gen

Location

The office experience is a 5-minute walk from Pioneer Square. The rooftop deck overlooks the Puget Sound and downtown Seattle.

What are Qualtrics Perks + Benefits

Qualtrics Benefits Overview

TOTAL REWARDS
The term “benefits” doesn’t really do our employee rewards program justice. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance, 20+ days of annual leave, generous retirement fund contributions, bonuses, and tons of career mobility.

WORK HARD/PLAY HARD
For every bit of hard work we put in, we have twice the fun. Whether that means taking a break in a massage chair or hitting the slopes after work, Qualtrics makes sure that employees take time to recharge and live it up.

UPWARD MOBILITY
Because we’re a hyper-growth company, getting promoted and taking on more opportunities is always an option. We hire individuals who have what it takes to quickly step into the next role and take on opportunities beyond their core job description.

OFFICE PERKS
We believe in a workspace that allows you to take a breather and pepper fun throughout your day. Grab a beer in the Dublin office pub, enjoy Seattle’s rooftop patio overlooking the Puget Sound, or raid one of the many kitchens around Provo’s office.

HIGH BAR
We don’t hire cutthroat individuals who only care about themselves. We’re looking for top performers with a wide array of professional and personal experience. Our employees are driven, intelligent, diverse and interesting people who work well in teams and know how to have fun.

GLOBAL
Qualtrics employees are plugged into a network of experienced professionals around the globe. With weekly company-wide video meetings and our own internal social network, employees get global experience and stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the organization.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We go beyond partnering with nonprofits. For Qualtrics, 5 For the Fight is our company's core nonprofit focus. Discover the whole story at www.5ForTheFight.org. We're #AllIn until cancer gives in.
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
From WLD, Q&able, Q-Salute, Q-Pride, and Mosaiq to the Dream Team, the Green Team, and hosts of other community-founded groups, you'll find a variety of committees which drive community at Qualtrics.
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Documented Equal Pay Policy
Unconscious Bias Training
Diversity Manifesto
Mean Gender Pay Gap Below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 10000 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave for the parent who is taking the role as the primary caregiver.
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Qualtrics has several events during the year that look to actively include our families, from the annual summer party to welcoming your family on-site for visits.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We serve free lunch on Monday, Wednesday, Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday, we offer a subsidized food ordering option. We have breakfast items (cereals, yogurts, etc.) every day of the week.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Lunch and learns happen on different occasions. Many times, these are sponsored by the Q Groups or another group looking to help spread messaging and education about key topics.
Promote from Within
Mentorship Program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We additionally cater snacks to the company all-hands meeting each week. You can expect to find semi-annual swag distributions (summer & winter), as well as swag giveaways in the offices. Our Benefits team has always looked to maximize our benefits. We additionally will have times where tickets to local games/events are on offer or will work as a group to purchase tickets for a variety of activities.

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