Sales Operations Business Partner [Remote Friendly]

Sales Operations

London, England

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

The Sales Operations Business Partner will own Confluent’s sales processes and work closely with the VP of Sales (and/or AVP) to help manage the team's selling efforts.  The Sales Ops Business Partner’s primary responsibilities will be to provide data and analytical support to manage and improve Confluent’s sales processes and cycle, as well as utilising pipeline data to help report, analyse and forecast the company’s current quarter’s business. Confluent is a dynamic, fast-paced sales environment that requires excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask on tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will thrive in this environment, possess superior analytical skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.

About the role:

  • Be responsible for accurate forecasting and pipeline analytics as well as reporting and analysis of sales results (including system dashboards)
  • Work with the (A)VP of Sales, RSD's and Finance to refine go-to-market models and sales methodology, including identifying and solving pain points within the organisation and sales process proactively
  • Identify issues and solutions to improve the efficiency of the sales force participate in weekly, quarterly and annual sales planning by preparing and supporting the delivery of specific sales coverage and forecasting analytics
  • Lead efforts to standardise processes and systems (e.g. Salesforce.com) to enable accurate and efficient data collection and management of the company’s sales efforts
  • Partner with the Sales leaders to facilitate our global sales territory planning, by creating and allocating territories as the sales team grows
  • Own communication to the field and maintain calendar of communications from a global to subregion standpoint as well as sales process adoption
  • Manage all daily ad hoc requests from all business units (Finance, Compensation, AE’s, Data Science, etc.)
  • Work closely with other Sales Operations Managers to share knowledge, best practices and facilitate standardisation across the whole sales organisation

What we'd like:

  • Experience of Sales Operations experience preferably in a SaaS/cloud company
  • Advanced excel skills requiredExperienced working with a Partner Channel Team is a plus
  • Deep understanding of Salesforce best-practices and functionality 
  • Comfortable engaging at all levels in an organisation to deliver results
  • Excellent communicator with proven ability to clearly convey ideas and information in written and verbal form to a variety of audiences
  • Endless curiosity and a need to dive deeper for understanding
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and display diplomatic and remarkable interpersonal skills with colleagues and other partners
  • Knowledge of Tableau and Anaplan is a plus
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Benefits

Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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