Manager Strategic Initiatives

SunGard Public Sector   •  

Lake Mary, FL

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 372 days ago

About Superion Superion is a leading provider of software and services aligned to serve five key customer segments – Public Administration, Public Safety and Justice, State Government, Federal Government and Nonprofit Agencies. The combinedexperience and knowledge of our employees helps communities, governments and organizations better serve their population. Over 175 million people in North America live in communities that rely on our products and services.Job Description


In this Manager of Strategic Initiatives (MSI) role, you will gain hands-on experience in how to run a software company with the leading private equity firm at your back. This role will give you a front-row seat in how a company leadership team works. The MSI role has tremendous career growth opportunity, with the prospect to evolve into an indispensable member of the team within the Vista portfolio.



  • Implement, coordinate, and improve software company best practices, Vista Standard Operating Procedures (VSOPs), across all functional areas
  • Manage and complete the successful implementation of strategic initiatives that enable revenue growth and accelerate company profitability and efficiency
  • Lead cross-functional, high-impact projects as directed by the CEO
  • Determine, track, and report metrics that measure the progress of the business and key initiatives
  • Support preparations for Board meetings and Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Work with executives and division managers on cross-company projects
  • Partner with the CEO and CFO on post-M&A activities to drive acquisition integration
  • Coordinate with Vista Consulting Group on execution of key strategic initiatives

Skills & Requirements


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree; MBA highly preferred
  • Must have 7-10 years’ operations experience; consulting and software industry experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated competency with implementing business processes and activity-based metrics involving leading success indicators
  • Experience managing and leading teams, both directly and in matrixed environments
  • Solid project management skills, having managed and successfully delivered multiple, complex projects on-time and on-budget
  • Established business and financial acumen
  • Robust analytical and quantitative skills, as well as attention to detail
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office; strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project skills
  • Resilient in the face of competing demands and conflicts
  • Demonstrated success in a high pressure, dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proficient ability to drive change in a matrixed environment
  • Executive presence, relationship building, strong decision making skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Open to travel/relocation