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Program Manager, Mobile Supplier Projects, Corporate Mobile Programs

  • Country:US
  • State:NY
  • City:ARMONK
  • Category:Enterprise Operations
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:137413BR
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Job Description
Do you have a passion for working with multiple companies in a global environment? Are you excited about agile project management and working with suppliers? If so, read on.
Job Duties:
  • Perform as the global CMP focal point to the Procurement organization.
  • Lead carrier engagements and manage project wok across all countries that offer Corporate Mobile Programs (“CMP”) for global initiatives (eg: TEM implementation, device direct ship model, CMP Standardization, etc). Partner with Procurement to negotiate and update contracts as required. Keep the CMP squads focused on completing supplier project activities.
  • Work closely with the CMP Iteration Manager(s) and Product Owners to identify opportunities to engage suppliers for CMP continuous improvement
  • Maintain a view of CMP supplier strategies and identify opportunities for innovation in CMP, leveraging emerging capabilities. Bridge requirements from the Mobile@IBM team with supplier capabilities and areas where there are new developments.
  • Lead sourcing activities representing the Corporate Mobile Program (“CMP”), in partnership with Procurement (eg: competitive RFP and negotiations), working across the Mobile@IBM team. Lead the CMP team in developing RFP requirements, statements work, and analyses of proposed offerings, unifying the country views to represent the global perspective. This includes:
    • Work with CMP squads and Procurement to plan and execute CMP RFPs and negotiations
    • Analyze recommendations from a local and global perspective
    • Perform as the first level global escalation point for CMP supplier performance issues and develop actions to address (eg: in-building coverage plans)
    • Maintain an accurate inventory of CMP suppliers and key attributes and opportunities
  • Participate with Procurement in contract negotiations representing the business and user requirements for all CMP countries.
  • Track all contracts for updates based on any new regulations or broad business and mandated requirements, working in partnership with Procurement

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Some knowledge of the mobile industry
  • Relationship management (as a supplier or customer)
  • Negotiations

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in the mobile industry

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No
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