Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • San Jose


Who You'll Work With

In Supply Chain IT  Our vision is to Enable an adaptable, innovative and scalable Supply Chain for operational excellence and to power Cisco’s growth.    We do this through flexible services with focus to Simplify,  Innovate and Accelerate. This community has been created and updated with the intent of enhancing communication, collaboration, cooperation among the team, stakeholders and any member of Cisco to achieve the vision that has been established. 

What You'll Do

The role of the Manager in  business operations team has never been more important to our organization. You'll play an integral role in the team tying project results to business goals, resulting in an organization which runs smoothly and is committed to operating in alignment with Cisco’s future direction in digitization and IOE. Collaborate with cross-functional teams and solve for business efficiency.

Role & Responsibilities
Responsible for governance and alignment for all processes that directly impact portfolio, including resources planning, budgeting and finances.
Accountable for maintaining and leading lead cross-functional dialogue for funding needs to support portfolio planning and in order to support delivery and execution.
Drive the preparations for strategic planning and directly participated in strategic planning process.
Defined processes within internal team to assure governance alignment within larger business organizational structure
Responsible for defining structure for individual budgeting within functional tracks to assure funding is properly being aligned to portfolio prioritized programs.
Work with functional to estimates organizational resource capacity against resource demand and works with the business to appropriately allocate resources to prioritized programs
Manages and facilitates portfolio meetings, in addition to publishing portfolio reports, establishing operating model and provided all finding with management team.
Worked with cross-functional team to determine overall annual communication plans for senior management teams in alignment with Pulse findings and all senior leadership needs.

Who You Are

The ideal candidate should:
Have a thorough understanding of Business fundamentals and proven experience of leading cross functional initiatives
Be high energy, highly motivated, and a go-getter
Possess an ability to work with multiple leadership styles, and be effective in ambiguous and unstructured situations
Work independently and be a quick learner, able to move fast and adapt to changing pace
Possess Excellent Written and Verbal communication and budget management skills
Must be an expert in Excel. Have advanced Access database skills and be able to tell a financial story. 

BA/BS in Business 
At least 8 years of hands on Project/Program Management experience in a highly cross functional environment

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.
Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
We connect everything – people, process, data, and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco
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.

About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

Learn why Cisco is a great place to work and what we offer you.

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