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Dell Telco Global Commodity Manager in Austin, Texas

Telco Global Commodity Manager

Location: Remote - TX

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.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Telco Global Commodity Manager on our Global Services Parts team.

What you’ll achieve

This is a dynamic position that will support Services procurement. Our group supports all lines of business, all warranty types, and all warranty cost. You will play and important role to help us find cost savings opportunities, while working with our global teams.

You will:

  • Partner with your stakeholders to develop and execute on all aspects of strategic sourcing and procurement within your commodity/category

  • Develop and maintain positive business relationships with key stakeholders and budget owners and collaborate with every partner in a personable, approachable manner

  • Lead supplier communications, understand the market, support data collection & analytics, and contract management, such as (pricing, terms and conditions, SOWs, MPAs, & FSS etc.)

  • Lead opportunity assessments, category strategies, supplier negotiations and supplier performance/relationship management – Across the new Telco Landscape

  • Capture product and service requirements from business owners and stakeholders for improvement activities and supplier business reviews

  • Support the business in spend management projects that accomplish key objectives like Vendor recovery savings, process effectiveness, supplier consolidation & management, risk reduction & management, improved visibility and control of expenditures

  • Meet with Telco suppliers and stakeholders for key operational and status meeting used to drive the supplier relationship management and compliance relationship while building a strong partnership

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Business ; or 6+ years with a MBA or Master’s degree (strongly preferred) in a relevant field such as Engineering (ME/EE/IE) or Finance

  • 3+ years of supply chain experience applicable to the commercial/consumer electronics industry or related experience

  • You have demonstrated ability and passion to dissect/solve problems with a fact based, data driven, rigorous approach

  • You manage multiple projects and timelines within deadline + You have excellent attention to detail and have strong analytical skills

  • Your collaboration and communication skills (both verbal and written) are demonstrably effective in a collaborative environment

  • You bring TELCO knowledge and/or understanding to the role

  • You are resourceful with a strong work ethic, committed to complete execution of projects and objectives. You are self-directed/driven with excellent organizational skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Consulting experience or direct Telco experience is a plus

  • You are a creative problem solver and negotiator

  • You thrive when multi-tasking and work best in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

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