Manager, Integrated Business Planning- Service Provider

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

What You’ll Do

Lead the Integrated Business Planning team for the Service Provider businesses (Optics & Optical). This includes managing the bookings, revenue and unit signal alignment across functions for these businesses. 

The IBP team is responsible for leading the OPTs (Operations Product Teams) in close partnership with Global Management Operations, Product Operations and other Supply Chain functions to deliver revenue attainment, customer experience, market share, financial (including inventory driven costs), and other fulfillment supply chain business outcomes by managing these major Integrated Business Plan elements:

  • Plan and achieve revenue goals
  • Drive customer excellence
  • Sense future business needs
  • Plan tracking & financials
  • Operations product lifecycle
  • Enable sales & customer wins

Support and execute the quarterly Strategic Planning Process with leaders from the Business Units, Finance, Sales and OPT members from your business segment to understand the business strategy and identify the priority fulfillment supply chain outcomes.

Who You’ll Work With

Lead team of IBP Managers and IBP Planners. This people leader role requires significant collaboration with many cross-functional leaders within Supply Chain Operations as well as Product Marketing and Finance leaders. 

Who You Are

  • At least 10 years of Supply chain experience (Cisco or Industry) in S&OP, end-to-end planning processes, inventory management, product life-cycle management, sourcing, supply chain financials, and / or supply chain modeling experience. 

  • Strong analytical skills to assess, frame and drive data-driven decisions. Lead and coach organization to create models to analyze “what-if” scenarios for proactive planning purposes. Recognizes underlying themes and patterns and reduces complex data to a few key conclusions that can easily be understood by others. 

  • Provides thought leadership. Sees connections between supply chain actions and strategic business outcomes. Anticipates future threats and opportunities for our customers and businesses, and makes decisions based on global business conditions and strategies. Strategies are inclusive of data and intuition and encompass whole systems thinking. 

  • Capable of leading conversations to influence and drive better decisions with multiple stakeholders, often at the Director and VP levels. 

  • Deep experience in leading cross-functional teams to achieve results by identifying and aligning to shared goals, priorities and commitments. Able to hold peers, partners and self accountable to commitments.  

  • Minimum 3 years of people management experience preferred. Manages a team of professional-level employees responsible for completing IBP operational activities and projects. Ensures processes, systems and people operate in concert with each other and the necessary training, support and metrics are in place to measure and self-correct performance. Translates business and process improvement strategies into operational objectives and plans for the group, including resourcing, budgets and commitment plans. Provides coaching and guidance on job performance and career development to direct reports. Models and provides leadership examples for organization. Drives to a global, diverse and open environment.

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