TraceLink’s MBA Leadership Program is a 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 Practice Managers with the tools and resources to plan, organize, analyze and manage a TraceLink business unit.
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
+ Deliver on key initiatives within the Business Development organization, including but not limited to market analysis, acquisition target analysis and partnership initiatives
+ Partner closely with the MBA Leadership Program Sponsor and Vice President of Business Development
+ 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: MBA Leadership 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 & Mentoring: MBA Leadership Program Participants will receive coaching from multiple sources and will have a mentor, who will assist them (mentee) 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. MBA Leadership 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 MBA Leadership 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.
+ MBA required
+ 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
External Company Name: TraceLink, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.tracelink.com