Cisco Network Strategy Project Manager in Austin, Texas
The Network Strategy & Analytics team designs the supply chain manufacturing network based on various internal & external factors and mitigate potential risks. They sense the market for future regions/sites of investment and / or disinvestment, manage and mitigate geopolitical & global pandemic related issues, conduct comprehensive network optimization using Advanced Analytical Modeling Capabilities. Additionally, they model the future of the network based on New Business Awards (NBAs) and move scenarios, Landed Cost Analysis / Sensitivity and Inventory / Delivery Simulations.
What You Will Do
As part of the Network Strategy & Analytics Team, you will: * Support the design, build and run analytical supply chain models * Translate analyses into recommendations and lead programs including strategy development, analyses support and stakeholder engagement for network strategy programs * Collaborate with product vector teams to understand business needs and develop the strategy & business case for product moves. * Be a critical resource for the Network Strategy & Analytics team and other teams to bring cross-functional ideas and opportunities into our organization. * Support in managing the Network Strategy Service (Cisco’s Supply Chain Service 29), including cost savings, country enablement, resiliency, node optimization, regionalized fulfillment and productivity. * Help drive the mitigation of geo-political related issues by conducting in-depth analysis and lead the Supply Chain resiliency strategy. * Align with Program Management teams to ensure successful executions.
Who You Are * Bachelor’s, 3+ years relevant experience with supply chain and/or analytics and program management, Supply Chain/Technical degree is a plus. * You have excellent communication skills, including ability to persuasively deliver presentations to senior executives, partners, and stakeholders * You have strong analytical skills, and enjoy "rolling up your sleeves" to drive analytics and optimizations in support of the strategy. * You have strong experience in supply chain, and preferably have a solid understanding of Cisco's physical supply chain network across build, ship and warehousing nodes. * You must demonstrate strategic thinking, thought leadership as well as the ability to lead initiatives through implementation * You have strong program management and leadership skills, experience working cross-functionally with the ability to influence executive management and key stakeholders * You are experienced with pulling together project plans for large projects with multiple stakeholders and interdependencies. * You are a self-starter, highly motivated and highly organized, fast executor * You resolve conflict and capable of managing multiple projects under tight deadlines * You are a highly collaborative and flexible teammate who identifies process improvement opportunities, loves to learn new skills, and has a positive mentality * You possess excellent attention to detail and the ability to handle horizontally across multiple projects while owning the interdependencies between them * You have the ability to think ‘outside-the-box’ to orchestrate the organization’s business operations strategy toward success * You will be a mentor for the team and colleagues that are early-in-career
Who You'll Work With * In this role, you will work with our executives, business leads and strategic partners, serving as a thought partner in helping them tackle their highest priority strategic questions. You will also engage closely with central project management teams, global tax, regional operations leaders, technical leaders, and product leaders, to develop the network strategy.
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Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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