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Senior Manager, GTM Planning Infrastructure and Solutions



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Get to know Okta

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

The GTM Planning Infrastructure and Solutions Team

We are a dynamic team within the GTM Strategy and Operations department, dedicated to optimizing and enhancing our business processes through innovative planning and analytics solutions. We build and manage foundational models on Anaplan to support our most critical planning processes such as Territory Carving, Quota Setting, Headcount and Capacity Management, and Demand Planning. Our solutions are integral to Okta’s success, acting as a force multiplier to boost the productivity of our operations team and streamline our planning processes.

The Senior Manager, GTM Planning Infrastructure and Solutions Opportunity

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Manager to lead our Planning Infrastructure and Solutions team. This role requires a blend of expertise in Anaplan and strong project management and leadership skills. The Senior Manager will oversee the development and maintenance of our Anaplan models, manage a team of model builders, and ensure the effective execution of our GTM planning and processes.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a team of Anaplan model builders, foster a collaborative and high-performance team environment. Oversee team workflows, ensuring projects are delivered on time and meet quality standards.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects, aligning with business objectives and timelines. Coordinate with stakeholders to gather requirements and provide regular project updates. Develop and implement project plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and risk management.
  • Maintain and enhance existing Anaplan models for Territory Carving, Quota Setting, Headcount and Capacity Management, and Demand Planning. Ensure the technical integrity and scalability of Anaplan solutions.
  • Provide guidance and support to the team, troubleshooting and resolving complex issues.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Operations, and Finance, to understand business needs and translate them into effective Anaplan solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation within the Anaplan platform.
  • Drive the adoption of Anaplan across the organization, promoting its value and benefits.

What you’ll bring to the role

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in Anaplan model building and management, with experience in Saas software preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years owning the end to end delivery
  • Proven experience in project management, with a track record of successfully leading and delivering complex projects.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop team members.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

And extra credit if you have experience in any of the following!

  • Anaplan certification and technical expertise is highly desirable but not required
Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:
  • Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.


Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit: https://rewards.okta.com/us.

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:
$164,000$246,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

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