Product/ Process Owner

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do
Supply Chain Operations is looking for a Product Owner who is capable of process design, business requirements gathering & development of solutions to enable Cisco’s Digital Transformation journey. In this role, you will lead multiple programs and collaborate with cross functional teams to design business processes. You will translate business requirements into capabilities that IT can deliver via enterprise level applications. You will accelerate the execution of the strategy and projects that are aligned to “Innovation” pillar under the Digital Transformation Framework. You will partner with IT organization to implement highly complex programs and enterprise level systems/tools that will simplify and automate product development processes.

Who You'll Work With 
This is an opportunity to influence a large Operations organization responsible for delivering value and growth by improving productivity across sales, engineering and services. You will work with multiple stakeholders across Operations & Engineering to build operations framework to enable new business models and facilitate faster Product/Offer Innovation. 

Who You Are
You are already a key contributor who knows how to develop business solutions that enables operational efficiencies and new capabilities. You have a can-do attitude with strong Operations experience & Product Management/Product Owner 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 related industry experience in Engineering operations, Operations management, Strategy development and Process implementation
  • 3+ years as a Product Owner /Process Owner/ Product Manager leading complex programs and/or cross-functional initiatives
  • A demonstrated track record of delivering complex business solutions including processes, policy and RACI models
  • Ability to develop user stories and create business requirements document
  • Proficiency in the use of advanced analytics and data modeling
  • "Out-of-the-box" thinking with strong appreciation for what-if scenarios
  • Strong understanding of critical project/ program management concepts such as tasks, dependencies, risks, issues, status reporting
  • Advanced experience using analytical tools (JMP, Tableau, MS Access) is desired
  • Excellent written and oral communication throughout all levels of the organization: process users, peers, cross-functional partners and senior management
  • Evidence of strong cross-functional leadership, relationship building and collaboration with business organizations
  • Record of high performance and success
  • Ability to work without significant guidance and management directives to successfully formulate strategy and drive 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 Product Development Processes, Operations, and P&L in High Technology Industry
  • Experience with Six Sigma methodologies and Agile development is desired
  • High-energy strong analytical thinker with judgment skills including organizational, self- motivation and prioritization skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations, Business Administration or Finance
  • MBA or Master’s Degree 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.

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