Company:Qualcomm Incorporated

Job Area:Information Technology Group, Information Technology Group > IT Management

Job Overview:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.


Provides strategic leadership for the company’s Digital Value Creation solutions and Transformational programs focusing on Supply Chain Planning & Execution and Post-Silicon Optimization areas. Responsible for establishing deep relationships with key business executives, supply chain business counterparts, and IT technology delivery counterparts. Creates, evaluates and gains alignment on long-term strategy, roadmaps, and business cases to drive strategic Supply Chain Planning & Execution and Post-Silicon Optimization transformational programs in coordination with key stakeholders and cross functional delivery teams. Candidates must have deep semiconductor, fab integration, high-tech electronics assembly, supply chain management, supply & demand planning, sales & operations planning, manufacturing execution, yield management, lean / six-sigma, and IT architecture domain experience and deep architecture and global implementation experience with key Supply Chain and Business Planning applications (Rapid Response, TM1, Anaplan, Oracle, SAP, AgilePLM)    Responsible for driving transformational initiatives by: Engaging key stakeholders and understanding and influencing business strategy and stakeholder vision  Clearly articulating what the business wants to achieve and how it creates value (both qualitative and quantitative measures) Developing a business capability roadmap in alignment with key stakeholders, business architects, and cross functional delivery teams Developing and driving proof of value, business case evaluations and approvals through the governance structure Defining and developing appropriate business architecture with cross functional fit Continuously evaluating business processes and solutions using lean and six-sigma principles and aligning the roadmap accordingly Evaluating and introducing efficient newer capabilities and technologies to serve business needs Engaging with cross functional delivery teams ensuring alignment of the solution to overall architecture The responsibilities of this role include: Working independently with no supervision. Managing external suppliers and consulting resources as required to ensure transformational program success. Making decisions that are significant in impact, influencing overall program or project success, finances, and/or the ability to meet objectives. Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. May require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents. Financial accountabilities (e.g., manages budget, has input into P&L). Having a great degree of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is making or directly making key decisions that have substantial impact on the organization). Completing tasks that require multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; tasks require simultaneously executing multiple cognitive abilities and maintaining information in short or long-term memory. Using deductive and inductive problem solving is required; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or incomplete; intermediate data analysis/interpretation skills may be required. Exercising substantial creativity is needed to innovate new processes, procedures, or work products within guidelines or to achieve established objectives. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Motivates organization to accept change and adapt priorities in order to meet changing demands. Develops, coaches, and mentors experienced members and managers of the team and provides development assignments. Oversees the development of requirements for process or system solutions spanning multiple business domains by consulting with stakeholders and directing IT teams. Communicates performance expectations and monitors and evaluates performance of members and managers of team to ensure plans are met. Encourages partnerships between IT, Program and/or Project Managers, and other business stakeholders to drive workforce planning efforts. Identifies and promotes a unifying vision throughout the organization with associated day-to-day goals and creates a climate in which people want to contribute. Communicates plans, roadmaps, directions, strategies, and initiatives within business domain, verbally and in writing. Promotes creativity and innovation in own team by developing creative solutions to problems, translating issues into actionable plans, leveraging new technology, and encouraging the same behavior in others. Provides guidance and directs the management of business requirements and/or solutions to meet business, functional, and non-functional requirements within domain of expertise. Brings together individuals from different backgrounds, locations, and cultures to accomplish project goals. Allocates workload (which includes key decisions, project management, and resource allocation) among team members and managers by taking into consideration employee availability, skill set, and current workload when making assignments. Advises and teaches experienced members and managers of the team on how to achieve effective job performance. Oversees and takes accountability for the solution design process by ensuring solutions are aligned with business strategies and operational workflow and establishes budgets and vendor service-level agreements. Ensures the appropriate implementation of and adherence to standardized tools, templates, and processes by team members to support continuous process improvement within domain of expertise. IT CORE COMPETENCIES: Accountability – Hold one’s self and others accountable for measurable quality, timely and cost-effective results, and accepts responsibility for impacts to the business and changes to business processes. Adaptability – Adjusting own behaviors to work efficiently and effectively in light of new information, changing situations and/or different environments. Collaboration – Fosters working together by establishing, communicating, and reinforcing shared values, norms, and objectives. Communication – The ability to effectively exchange information with stakeholders in addition to the ability to accurately hear and understand the partially expressed thoughts, feelings, and concerns of others. Financial Acumen – Ability to understand in-depth financial information that can be used to make meaningful insights to drive business growth in a safe and transparent environment. Influence – The ability to accomplish goals through others. People Development – Models and creates an environment that promotes career development. Strategic Focus – Applies a comprehensive approach using business acumen and industry research to solve systematic complexities that promote growth. ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES: (All competencies below are required upon entry) Analytical Skills – The ability to collect information and identify fundamental patterns/trends in data. This includes the ability to gather, integrate, and interpret information from several sources. Dealing with Conflict – The ability to quickly and directly address problems, find common ground, and persevere on tough assignments. This includes having the willingness to be centrally involved in debates and facilitating conflict discussion and resolution. Decision Making – The ability to make quick, accurate decisions. This includes the ability to weigh alternatives and take into account the impact of the decisions on people, equipment, or other resources. Managing Change – The ability to develop a sound and executable change management strategy in order to ensure the smooth implementation of a new process, project, or program. This includes identifying the right stakeholders with whom to communicate, barriers to implementing changes, and necessary resources for ensuring proper education of new processes, projects, or programs. Managing Resources – The ability to spend his/her time and the time of others on the most mission-critical work activities. This includes communicating priorities to others, removing roadblocks that threaten to derail progress, and making timely and difficult decisions about serious tradeoffs with incomplete information. Performance Management – The ability to communicate performance expectations and monitor and evaluate performance to ensure plans are met. This includes the ability to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and quality fashion and the ability to provide specific and meaningful feedback both informally (e.g., discussion) and formally (e.g., performance evaluation). Project Management – The ability to use organizational skills for purposes of planning and decision-making. This includes developing and communicating objectives, timelines, assignments, and goals. This also includes the ability to scope projects, orchestrate multiple activities at once, and use resources efficiently across functional areas within the enterprise. Strategic Vendor Management – The ability to effectively build strategic partnerships and negotiate agreements to maximize value and influence solution roadmaps of key solution providers.

Physical Requirements• Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.• Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.• Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).• Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.• Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications


See the required degree associated with years of work experience

Work Experiences:

8+ years IT-relevant work experience with Bachelor’s degree,10+ years IT-relevant work experience without a Bachelor’s degree,5+ years supervisory or leadership experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Masters – IT-related field

Work Experiences:

3+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., VP level and above)



Business Relationships, Decision Making, Feedback & Recognition, Inclusion & Fairness, Information Technology Project Management, Ongoing & Open Communication, Technical / Functional Knowledge

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Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.