Cisco Supply Chain Business Operations Manager in San Jose, California

Supply Chain Business Operations Manager

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Supply Chain

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1250891

What You'll Do

Cisco’s operations & innovation team is looking for a Business Operations Manager to drive Digital Business Transformation. In this role, you will lead a cross functional team to execute strategy and enable operations for multiple interrelated transformation programs in alignment with corporate objectives. You will lead the overall portfolio of transformation programs, including funding requests, budget management, and metrics attainment.You will influence leaders for alignment across multiple organizations within and outside of Supply Chain Operations.

Who You'll Work With

This is an opportunity to influence several large functions responsible for delivering value and growth by driving process & platform for managing offers across Cisco Business Entities. You will work with multiple partners across Operations, Engineering & Services to build operational capabilities to enable new business models and facilitate faster Product/Offer Innovation. You will partner with IT organization to implement highly complex programs & initiatives and drive cross functional alignment & efficiencies throughout the organization.

Who You Are

You are a key contributor to design and implement Operations strategy. You have a can-do attitude with strong Operations, Engineering, & Program Management skills and are comfortable working in ambiguity. You are capable of leading cross functional programs and able to influence and align on priorities. You have effective team building & collaboration skills within strategic and tactical organizations.

Our Requirements are the following:

  • You will have 8+ years of experience in Operations, Engineering, IT or related field

  • 3+ years’ experience in leading complex program portfolio and/or cross-functional initiatives

  • Experience in defining, managing and executing capability roadmaps and driving business priorities.

  • Deep understanding of critical project/ program management concepts such as tasks, dependencies, risks, issues, status reporting. You able to use advanced PM tools and techniques to build & manage a large execution plan

  • Agile experience as a product owner role managing multiple releases & scrum teams

  • Skilled in planning & portfolio management with growing scope

  • Experience working in large, complex organizations

  • Strong listening, influencing and interpersonal skills

  • Record of high performance and success

  • A demonstrated track record of delivering complex business solutions including processes & policy

  • Ability to work without significant mentorship and management directives to successfully formulate strategy and lead change in organizations

  • Rich experience partnering with IT organization and 3rd party IT services companies to deliver Enterprise level tools/systems

  • Business acumen through an acute understanding of Supply Chain Operations, Business Operations, and Virtual manufacturing environments in High Technology Industry

  • Ability to transform complex business requirements into solutions and deliver capabilities with aggressive roadmap & timeline

  • Ability to inspire change Management plan and lead change across large user base

  • High-energy strong analytical thinker with discernment skills including organizational, self- motivation and prioritization skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations, Computer Science, Business Administration or Finance

  • MBA preferred but not required

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to craft the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with rare personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are leaders with vision, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired strong performers. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, all applicants who meet qualifications with arrest and conviction records.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.