Dell Consultant - Commodity Management in Austin, Texas
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A ground-breaking company making game-changing products needs an exceptional supply chain. Commodity Management within Materials and Procurement develops and implements plans to support forecasted needs for suppliers or commodities. We use our in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets to negotiate supplier agreements and contracts with optimum pricing and terms. We also harness our understanding of commodity qualities, transportation options, risk management and supply chain evaluation models to develop optimal commodity management strategies.
Manage supplier relationships on behalf of all Dell Technologies business units
Lead licensing, policy, cost, and funding conversations with the partner
Ensure cross-functional awareness, ownership, and compliance with supplier programs and initiatives
Strong background in the software market with experience in, but not limited to, the following functions: Software or Solutions Business Development, Product Marketing, IT Leadership, IT Sourcing, and or Industry Consulting
Core procurement experience in the areas of negotiations, complex contracting, stakeholder management and sourcing strategy development
4-year college degree wit 10+ years of relevant business experience
Strong business acumen balanced with technical aptitude
Analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent presentation skills
Experience influencing stakeholders across wide and complex organizations
Advanced degree and/or MBA
Experience in licensing intellectual property including the setup of optimal financial models (e.g., royalties, subscriptions, MDF, hosting, etc.) and understanding of assigning of licensing grants and software license constructs
Previous experience working with or for a top tier ISV
If you can combine polished negotiating skills with strong market knowledge, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
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