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Product Ops Central Program Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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What You'll Do

Successful candidates must thrive in a high energy, fast-paced, highly collaborative environment, perform in both technical and program management roles, and be able to define, develop, manage, and execute business plan while balancing the supply chain systems, tools, process and data requirements.

Candidate must be self-directed, able to work under minimal direction, and must be able work towards quarterly goals and objectives. Work is reviewed and measured based on attainment of overall project objectives and ability to meet project metrics. You will need to have analytical and problem-solving skills with capability to process large amounts of data to drive business strategies and decisions

In this role, the Program Management understands the supply chain optimization objectives or problem statement and drive/support the analysis of alternatives and associated business cases. Identify and collaborate with the key partner community and drive the stated concept through a structured review process.

Defines and validates the portfolio health, plan and schedule for complex projects; define metrics for portfolio success; develop and drive governance.

Inspire change management by identifying impacts of the project, building awareness and support for change within the organization and contributing to development of training

Who You Are

You are an experienced program manager who has a passion for driving strategy and influencing partners. You are data savvy you enjoy visualizing and analyzing data, you want to help people see and understand the value and benefit to supply chain.

You are very hands-on; you step in and help the team get unstuck.

You take ownership; you feel a personal stake in the program you own; you communicate responsibilities and scope clearly;

You value integrity; you thrive in uncertainty and strive to bring order to it; you know how things work; you work for the success of the entire team;

You have deep wisdom and judgment, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an innate ability to work optimally with partners, including senior managers and executives.

You build positive relationships; you are constantly looking to improve yourself and your team.

You leave no stone unturned, to get to the finish line.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • a Minimum of 8 years Operations and/ or Supply Chain Management experience
  • Experience leading programs across multiple partners and geographies, collaborating and building effective partnerships to develop solutions
  • Experience speaking to technical and business partners and vendor management tools users
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation writing and delivery at an executive level
  • Experience in the full lifecycle of tools implementation and project initiation, defining project charters, managing project artifacts (e.g. project plan, design docs, and test plans), multi-tasking and delegating across cross-functional teams
  • PMP Certification or equivalent
  • Typically requires BA/BS or equivalent experience plus 10+ years Program Management experience.
  • MBA preferred

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

Posted: 2020-11-20 Expires: 2020-12-21
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