Technical Program Manager, Supply Chain

Cisco Meraki

Location: San Francisco, California

Job Type: Full time


At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest-growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.

Are you an individual with excellent technical abilities, logical reasoning, program leadership, and communication skills? An ideal future teammate will have these skills coupled with a high degree of curiosity and willingness to dive into the details while minding the big picture. Why do these traits describe the teammate we’re looking for?

As a Technical Program Manager, you will join our growing team of technical program managers that are thought partners for the strategy and implementation of new Supply Chain systems, tools, and processes instrumental to scaling a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar global business unit.

You Will:

  • Work with a cross-functional team across Supply Chain teams, along with IT to drive large-scale Supply Chain process improvements & transformations.
  • Support and own projects from start to finish — working with partners to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners.
  • Identify and analyze systems requirements and define project scope, requirements, and results.
  • Design and deliver optimized program communication plans including executive and key partner communications
  • Build trusted relationships with program partners, including managing expectations of senior cross-functional leads and ensuring they have the insights they need to make effective decisions
  • Coordinates project activities and ensure all project phases are documented appropriately.

You Are:

  • Excited to build new things and self-sufficient in doing so
  • A creative thinker who solves problems differently than “the way it’s always been done”
  • Able to envision a new system design given data assets and team requirements
  • Excited by ambiguity and have a distinct passion for efficiency through continuous process improvement
  • Quick learner and can keep the teams on track to achieve the desired goals

You Have:

  • 8+ years in a technical role, with proven experience in program management
  • BS and/or MS in engineering, program management, operations research, computer science, or related technical fields.
  • Experience leading large-scale programs across the company
  • Natural leadership ability coupled with program management skills and keen attention to detail - you can lead multiple programs in parallel
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience with manufacturing and/or supply chain management.
  • Skilled in cross-functional program management; Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal/written) detailed, technical initiatives to technical and non-technical people at all levels of the organization
  • Bonus (not required):
  • Specific experience with Agile PLM and/or EPR systems
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Cisco Supply Chain processes and tools.

Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!!

We encourage you to drop us a line even if you don’t have all the points above. That’s a lot of different areas of responsibility! We will help you pick them up because we believe that great leaders come from a diverse set of backgrounds.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case-by-case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Compensation Range:
$123,000$158,200 USD

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