Sourcing Commodity Manager (Video Collaboration Technologies)

  • Location:
    Lysaker, Akershus, Norway
  • Additional Location(s)
    Bedfont Lakes, San Jose
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Collaboration, Video
  • Job Id

Sourcing Commodity Manager

What You'll Do

Cisco seeks a Sourcing Commodity Manager to work within the Specialty Technology group who are responsible for architecting and leading Cisco's Video Collaboration technology supply base for the Collaboration business globally. Join us in the development of industry leading Collaboration commodity strategies, technology road mapping and in representing Global Supply Management with the best marketing, engineering and operations teams in the world.

Responsibilities include

Primary contact and focal point to the Business Units to address all sourcing and supplier NPI management issues

Interfaces with Business Unit partners to understand the long-term requirements, mapping requirements into supply base offering, roadmap gap closure and facilitates optimal component selection

Acts as an advocate for the Business Units to shape and evolve commodity strategy.

Responsible for executing sourcing decisions, risk assessment/mitigation and alternate technical solution development.

Oversees large, complex programs consisting of multiple locations and Business Units.

Self-starter, that can independently resolve large-scale project issues and manages appropriate escalation within Cisco as necessary.


Oslo, Norway (preferred)

Who you’ll Work With

Suppliers, Marketing, Engineering and Operations.

Who You Are

Soft Skills

Brings a blend of commercial acumen with engineering problem solving

Strong collaboration and team working skills: is able to work effectively with a range of colleagues from suppliers to R&D engineers

Technical Skills

Prior experience in the areas of Audio / Visual Technologies (Displays, Touch, Camera, Audio or JDM product development)

Prior Commodity Management experience (advantageous)

Industry or Sector

Electronics (essential) from consumer through to business to business (advantageous)


Good engineering background or qualifications: works comfortably with engineers (essential)
External Job Description (r) : Sourcing Commodity Engineer: Video Collaboration Technologies


Why Cisco

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