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Dell Microsoft Program Office GCM in Texas

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge, and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself.

A ground-breaking company making game-changing products needs an exceptional supply chain. The Microsoft Program Office (MPO) is a critical business function driving the overall business and relationship between Dell and Microsoft. We act as the primary interface between broad, cross-functional internal stakeholders and our external partners at Microsoft to further develop our partnership.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound impact as a Commodity Manager.

What you’ll achieve

The Global Commodity Manager (GCM) role is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for negotiating supplier agreements based on market and industry analysis. Negotiates contracts and ensures contractual terms and performance scorecards are being met. Develops and maintains relationships with cross functional teams; often representing the procurement organization at cross-functional meetings.

Responsibilities

  • With minimal direction: negotiates contracts, develops strategies to improve overall supplier performance, gain strategic and executive alignment for supplier recommendations and ensure the team strategy meets internal business objectives

  • Presents to and communicates with business leaders; influences at the senior leadership level across the organization

  • Maximizes and optimizes overall leverage with supplier while driving adoption and implementation of new program terms. While doing so establishes and maintains business relationships and an understanding of the business in order to drive resolution for issues

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop and implement technology licensing policies and procedures and ensures full compliance with all agreements

Essential Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree and 10+ years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience relative to procurement or manufacturing and strategic supplier management supporting assigned businesses or functions

  • Excellent relationship/influencing skills, strong problem-solving, lateral thinking, communications, project management, planning organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects

  • Active partnership with business stakeholders: credibility with business counterparts both through procurement excellence and subject-matter expertise in a strategic advisory role with early involvement, thought leadership, and a “seat at the table” in critical category decision-making

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