Tech Data - Americas

  • Program Manager-Converged Solutions

    Location US-AZ-Tempe
    Req Number
    Weekly Work Hours
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    Working Time
  • Overview

    Provides program architecture and project management expertise for Converged Solutions. Leads in the definition, development and implementation of end-to-end best practices and processes utilizing TechData tools.



    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Works with TechData Logistics to develop and oversee processes for new solutions first article build requirements, including scheduling, cost Model, and materials / BOM.
    • Coordinates new solutions build development between TechData and Supplier engineering groups, including scope of Work and  scope of Deliverables (FAB & Production Orders)
    • Works with Solutions Manager to develop Launch Plan for solutions, including  Knowledge Transfer, Enablement, Process development & documentation and Training
    • Utilizes in-depth knowledge, business practices and operational understanding of various functional areas/depts to implement end-to-end business processes based on program architecture and requirements.
    • Manages First Order Enablement of Sales team, Dynamic Build Maintenance, On-Going Change Control, build, documentation and process Revisions
    • Program or project manages new opportunities for a successful execution utilizing SAP.  Transition to Sales and Operations when appropriate.
    • Identify and recommend enhancements to optimize SAP and/or other IT tools/requirements through the appropriate function.
    • Effectively collaborate across TechData, mainly within Enterprise Solutions, GLSM and Logistics, for designated opportunities.  This includes focus areas such as Solutions and Services.
    • Develop and maintain scorecard or other metrics.
    • Establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with customers and suppliers for managing the supply chain as dictated by program requirements.  Includes metric creation, tracking and reporting and demonstrating return to TechData.
    • Provides tracking and lessons learned mechanisms for continual process/program improvement for defined solutions.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    • Proven capability to successfully lead and execute cross functional and/or supply chain projects through teams
    • Highly collaborative yet decisive to progress to goals and on-time delivery of key milestones
    • Demonstrated aptitude to work across organizations, suppliers and customers for successful project management results
    • Demonstrated ability to breakdown complex requirements to effectively size, scope, plan and manage strategic project(s) while utilizing best practices, processes and tools
    • Effective skills for analysis, financial performance tracking and managing financial model
    • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts and ability to manage supply chains
    • Excellent written and verbal communications
    • Business acumen to develop and execute plans to align and achieve business goals
    • Effective working knowledge of TechData’s Solutions model, business and vision
    • Demonstrated excellence in the ability to foster teamwork and influence others as needed


    Work experience requirements:

    5+ years of directly related developmental experience in progressively more responsible positions specifically related to the successful identification, development and deployment of supply chain solutions, channel programs or strategic project management



    Bachelor degree or equivalent education and experience in field of specialty


    Distinguishing Characteristics:

    This is a high level individual contributor which requires expanded capabilities to achieve goals relative to end-to-end processes, business practices and project management of high value opportunities.  These opportunities have significant financial and market growth impact for Enterprise Solutions as well as frequent exposure and interactions with Sr. executive supplier contacts.  Leadership, collaboration and influence are essential to manage across organizational lines.




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