ODM Partner Management Leader

  • Location:
    Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

ODM Partner Management Leader


What You'll Do


ODM Partner Management Leader will lead and manage a team of partner managers responsible for managing the ODM / JDM partners in terms of partner strategy, partner capability development, partner executive relationship management and partner cost excellence. This position also act as an escalation point for GMO, Product Operations and the Business Units addressing partner performance and support issues.


Overall responsibilities include delivering supply chain ODM / JDM partner solutions in support of Cisco's Product Segments for both new and sustaining products that align with technology, product and supply chain roadmaps.


Additional responsibilities include: Driving universal partner strategy which maximize partners’ capability and strategy alignment with Cisco. Continuously align and leverage sourcing strategy to drive partner capability / service development/enhancement. Continuously develop ODM / JDM partner mgrs’ leadership and business acumen to drive increasing value to Cisco internal stake holders and our customers.


Who You'll Work With


?          In this role you will report to Sr. Director, Network & Partner Service. You'll join a seasoned leadership team in NPS that delivers / exceed their business commitment. You will be leading a team based in Tai Pei who is passionate, experienced and fully committed to bringing value to Supply Chain Operations and the Engineering org.


?          You will build strong relationships and alignment with Cisco internal leadership teams across multiple functions including Business Unit, Product Ops, Quality, Mfg Ops, GSM, etc. You will be interacting with Directors / VPs and their working teams.


?          You will have Business Group GM level engagement from ODM / JDM partners.


Who You Are


?          BS or BA degree in Engineering, Science, or other technical fields. MS/MBA degree preferred.

?          At least 10-12 years of sourcing, commodity, partner and supply chain management experience

?          Strong capability on strategy planning / execution, commercial relationship management

?          Expert knowledge of ODM and JDM supply base industry

?          Strong knowledge of supply chain management requirements at each phase of development and manufacturing process cycle

?          Capable of influencing internal decision makers to make decisions aligned with strategies and objectives benefiting the entire organization

?          Strong leadership skills to drive collaboration between different functional areas.

?          Significant and diverse management experience preferred

?          Demonstrate record of decision making ability in high pressure environment and the ability to develop solutions to complex supply chain problems in a timely manner. 

?          Proven team and people development skill

?          Excellent communication skills (presentation, written, verbal) of both technical and non-technical issues 




Why Cisco


We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.


We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


We Are Cisco.


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