At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the worlds largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month. Cloudflare protects & accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance & a decrease in spam & other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer & named to Entrepreneur Magazines Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious & empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves & learning new skills, & we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse & inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential & support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
About the department
The Special Projects team at Cloudflare works on a wide range of tactical & strategic projects that are critical to the operations & long term development of Cloudflare. From Cloudflares entry into China through a strategic partnership with one of Chinas largest Internet companies; to conducting strategic acquisitions; managing our partnerships & relationships with the major cloud providers; & finding commercial opportunities for Cloudflares new products & technologies, we are involved at all levels of driving the companys business strategy & development. The Special Projects team works with the executive level & across all teams in the company.
About the Role
We are looking for a China Strategy & Development Manager, based in San Francisco. This person will be responsible for helping Cloudflare chart the next phase of growth & development for Cloudflares business in China. Tasks will include driving the formation & execution of new strategic partnerships related to our China business; the creation of business plans, financial models & presentations for these opportunities; as well as managing due diligence processes. He or she will also participate in the negotiation of these transactions. With 25% of the worlds internet population, China is critical to Cloudflares mission & business; our presence in China is a crucial competitive differentiator for the company. This role requires a highly collaborative person who is able to work across teams, & influence by example. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is intellectually curious & open to travel.
This role offers an incredible opportunity to make a significant contribution to a high growth company in one of the worlds fastest growing economies.
Fluent English & Mandarin speaker
10+ years of experience, in Investment Banking, Management Consulting, or a Business Development role at a high growth technology company
Experience managing & negotiating strategic partnerships, including financial analysis, presentations, business & integration planning
Experience doing business in China
Experience managing teams & working with & driving cross functional projects in the technology sector
Excellent communication & presentation skills, with experience presenting to senior management
Bachelors degree in a technical or quantitative field
Role will be based in San Francisco with significant travel to China
What Makes Cloudflare Special?
Were not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. Were a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free & open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically & artistically important organizations & journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflares enterprise customers--at no cost.
Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state & local governments have the highest level of protection & reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information & voter registration.
Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.
Sound like something youd like to be a part of? Wed love to hear from you!
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