Supply Chain Project Specialist
Location:
San Jose , California
Posted:
November 18, 2016
Reference:
R1023635
Additional Location(s) or Information:
Job Category: Supply Chain Operations
Level of Experience: Entry Level
Requisition #: R1023635

Description:

What You'll Do
Business Entity: The Supply Chain Transformation (SCT) team is chartered to architect and build the supply chain of the future. The SCT team enables its charter by utilizing core competencies; setting the supply chain strategy, designing the target business architecture, and delivering through flawless program execution.

Who You'll Work With
The Team: Supply Chain Transformation's Program Management team is responsible for owning and driving the execution of large cross functional initiatives. The SCT Program Managers use their unique blend of hands-on supply chain experience and their working knowledge of business operations and IT systems, to successfully deliver results.

Who You Are
• Work with program and project managers to develop the overall Change the business investment plan across quarters
• Work closely with Finance to lock quarterly allocation and track them against the spend
• Monitor Change the business portfolio spend to ensure that it is within budget
• Approve expenses and work with Program managers to track accruals accurately
• Inform program managers of the status and availability of funds
• Provide visibility across Supply chain functions of the funding status and availability of funds for potential reallocation within portfolio
• Analyze and identifies issues, communicates issues and seeks authorization, and drives corrective action plans
• Combine all incremental funding requests coming across Supply chain together into a consolidated pipeline and review them for merit throughout Fiscal year.
• Use desktop software to create a wide array of written, presentation, analysis, and project tracking documents
• Engage in inter-departmental activities with various levels of the organization
• Communicate with project stakeholders to ascertain project requirements and/or level of satisfaction with progress and performance

Specializes in:
• Managing small projects and/or provide support to other program and project management staff by assisting in the organization and management of their projects

The candidate will possess the following ideal traits:
• Demonstrates leadership qualities including: ability to drive tasks to completion, influence others, solve problems, meet deadlines, and organize project activities. Confident, with good written, verbal, and listening skills.

Supervision:
• Receives little instruction on routine work, and detailed instructions on new assignments
• Ability to work independently
• Receives assignments from manager and other project managers

Required:
• Holds Bachelors' degree or equivalent

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We Are Cisco.

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