CDI Employee Experience Aquisition Integration Manager
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 18, 2023
WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH:
The Corporate Development Integration (CDI) group within the
Finance Organization is responsible for executing the integration
of acquisitions and Cisco, including the integration of people,
processes, organizations and infrastructure. CDI also leads the
separation of the people, processes, and infrastructure when Cisco
divests a business.
Within CDI, Employee Experience (EE) is pertinent to a successful
acquisition at Cisco. The goal is to understand the incoming
acquisition culture (corporate, social, or other) to help the
incoming employee feel engaged, productive and valued as they
transition to Cisco. You will join a small, hard-working,
fast-paced team in CDI creating a best-in-class experience for
This role requires travel and off-hour flexibility to support
acquisition integration requirements. In this role, you will
partner very closely with People & Communities (Human Resources),
the acquired company and the acquiring Business Entity (BE). You
will also collaborate with other multi-functional teams within
Cisco that will help execute the holistic employee experience
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
- Work on a team of Employee Experience professionals including
Cisco employees and contractors/consultants
- Enable a best-in-class experience for acquired employees as
they transition from working at the acquired company to becoming
members of the Cisco team. Aspects of this transition include:
developing an acquired employee journey strategy, managing employee
orientation activities, coordinating the onboarding and set up in
Cisco's tools and systems, and training and communications about
- Create an engaging integration experience for acquired
employees by generating excitement while introducing them to
Cisco's purpose based on business needs and value creation.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
- Define the employee experience strategy for the acquired
entity. The strategy is to include how the acquired employee
journey will look like from private announce to functional
onboarding at Cisco taking into consideration the following
- Onboarding requirements
- Product timelines and deliverables
- Productivity tools/technology the acquired will be using
- Ensure that cross-functional teams follow the consistent
integration methodology to ensure quality and best practice
adoption across deals.
- Collaborate with the Change management team to create, manage,
and oversee the execution of all project plans detailing all change
management activities and deliverables.
- Identify risks and issues that may impact the success of the
- Facilitate large and diverse cross-functional team meetings,
with Cisco and the acquired company stakeholders
- Implement and lead employee experience improvement
recommendations within functional team and contribute to the
development and improvement of the Employee Experience practice for
Cisco Acquisition Integration.
- Lead the Employee Experience steering committee.
WHO YOU ARE:
You care about how the newly acquired employee/contractor is
experiencing their transition to Cisco and you are keenly focused
on optimizing the value of our acquisitions. You are comfortable
working with ambiguity and complexity.
You possess the following skills:
- Empathetic with excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal
- Strong stakeholder management skills; Ability to educate and
persuade key partners
- Ability to lead multi-functional team meetings
- Highly strategic with the ability to accurately assess and
address the acquisition employee needs
- Extensive teamwork and highly collaborative.
- Fosters trust, evaluates employee sentiment and translates
those into actionable recommendations
- Strong project management skills, Agile, problem solving and
- Provides guidance and support to others during onboarding
- Minimum of Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years related experience,
Master's degree preferred.
- Prior experience Inclusion and Diversity, Employee Experience,
or other related work
Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects
the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S.
and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For
non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only;
employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring
ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation
target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring
location and additional factors, including but not limited to
skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or
training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range
based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can
share more details about compensation for the role in your location
during the hiring process.
U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision
insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short
and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and
numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid
holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday,
plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days
of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away
to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into
their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back
to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock
through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.
Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on
top of their base salary, which is split between quota and
non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at
the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue
attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds
100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five
times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For
non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales
objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans
do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive
compensation to be paid.
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