Sales Training Manager (Japan)

Tokyo, Japan


About Datadog:

Datadog is the world-class monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. We’re dedicated to creating, developing, and supporting our product and customers, allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops and Security teams globally. Built by engineers, for engineers, our SaaS product is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stack. Given the resilience of cloud technologies and importance placed today in digital operations and agility, Datadog continues to innovate and is well positioned for the long term.

The Team:

Sales enablement is a critical part of the Growth Team at Datadog. The team drives high-level strategic decision making across go-to-market, leads strategic planning, enables the field and adds operational rigor across the company. Our sales enablement function works across the go-to-market to ensure our company goals are met and our salespeople reach their potential.

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a structured communicator with a knack for simplifying the complex to develop and deliver the training content, curriculum and programs that enable our sales people to be successful in their jobs.

You Will:
  • Deliver live and virtual sales onboarding and training programs that equip sellers with the essential knowledge and skills required to be successful in their role
  • Partner with go-to-market leadership and the regional leadership to define sales curriculum strategy at Datadog
  • Ensure that training content is delivered effectively
  • Create and maintain eLearning curriculum learning paths customized for each GTM team and aligned with the appropriate selling motion. Perform quarterly audit of course content.
  • Maintain regular reporting cadence of certification and course completion rates. Communicate data to sales leadership and greater sales enablement team
  • Become an expert in our products, go-to-market philosophy and industry
  • Embed with sales to empathize with the realities of selling Datadog, but be willing to challenge assumptions to help the sales organization grow
  • Champion sales / go-to-market enablement programs at Datadog
You Are:
  • 3+ years in learning and development, revenue enablement, in a training, or teaching role (can include non-sales concepts)
  • Demonstrated history of coaching and mentoring colleagues around key role elements
  • Experience presenting day-long or multi-day trainings to groups of 20+ learners
  • Project management experience delivering quality product on short timeframes
  • High ownership: you won’t be satisfied until every salesperson achieves their potential
  • Experience developing dynamic and engaging trainings for various audiences
  • Outstanding verbal and written communicator: you make the complex simple
  • Team oriented and empathetic: you can work with analysts, engineers, reps, whomever!
  • Business fluency in Japanese and English
Bonus Points:
  • Experience at a high growth Software-as-a-Service or technology company
  • Knowledge of DevOps or cloud technologies
  • Experience enabling salespeople particularly with a structured methodology
  • Experience building scalable programs at our scale or greater


About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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