General Information

Req #
Career area:
Supply Chain
United States of America
North Carolina
Friday, October 13, 2023
Working time:
Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville

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Description and Requirements

In an era of heightened scrutiny on supply chain security from diverse stakeholders such as investors, regulators, customers, and analysts, Lenovo requires a dynamic supply chain security and resilience leader to champion the development and communication of a comprehensive security program. This strategic role will synergize supply chain security with the overarching company security strategy, ensuring our sustained competitive edge within the supply chain landscape. The ideal candidate will hold a leadership position within the organization, thereby fostering visibility and impactful influence.

Responsibilities and Objectives:

Reporting into the Global Supply Chain and collaborating closely with the Chief Security Officer’s (CSO) Global Security Organization and other business unit stakeholders, the Supply Chain Security Leader will shape and execute Lenovo's supply chain security strategy. This pivotal role encompasses the creation of a robust risk-based security program to underpin business success.

Key objectives include:

1. Mitigating security risks associated with supply chain operations.

2. Safeguarding business interests amidst evolving security requirements from existing customer bases.

3. Facilitating compliance with security prerequisites for strategic growth plans.

4. Establish GSC systematic security management framework and management system, working with internal and external cross-functions

Role Details:

  • Assess, manage, and mitigate diverse risks across Lenovo’s supply chain network, bolstering resilience and business continuity through strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Partner with Lenovo CISO to implement cybersecurity controls and protections and drive our overall Supply Chain cyber protection strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to yield high-impact insights and recommendations, thereby steering strategy and scalable implementation plans.
  • Lead existing supply chain security teams overseeing physical and site security, information security, supplier risk management, product security, logistics, and supply chain cybersecurity resiliency programs.
  • Stay abreast of supply chain security trends, assessing impact on operational practices and programs.
  • Establish and sustain a comprehensive Supply Chain Risk Management and Governance, Risk, and Compliance process in alignment with CSO’s GRC program.
  • Instill proactive security controls and policies spanning information assets, product development, and the broader supply chain ecosystem.
  • Contribute to the formulation and execution of third-party assessments and supply chain security best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional security teams to standardize global site policies and security awareness initiatives.
  • Develop a robust security training program for supply chain personnel across global operations.
  • Collaborate with the CSO to articulate Supply Chain Security messaging for customers, business partners, and external parties.
  • Conduct periodic security audits alongside relevant teams to ensure compliance across in-house sites and Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs).
  • Develop and maintain a communication framework to update GSC leadership, CSO and BU stakeholders.
  • Cultivate a relationship of trust with global supply chain leadership to predict, perceive, mitigate, and manage supply chain risks on a global scale.
  • Co-create supply chain risk strategy and vision in alignment with global supply chain leadership.
  • Translate strategy into actionable initiatives, incorporating risk management and business resiliency practices.
  • Assume overall accountability for the supply chain risk management program, collaborating with cross-functional teams to meet industry and regulatory standards.
  • Develop robust business processes and tools for continuous risk assessment, business continuity planning, event anticipation, and recovery management.
  • Collaborate with Security, Enterprise Risk Management, and Compliance teams to foster cross-functional synergy.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in a relevant discipline preferred.
  • 15 + years of professional experience.
  • Experience in Supply Chain operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in global supply chain operations.
  • Experience particularly within manufacturing environments, including Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) and/or Business Continuity (BC).
  • Experience in executive consultation, influencing, advisory, and communication.
  • Track record of effective stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrated success in steering complex, multidimensional initiatives from inception through fruition.
  • Aptitude for driving agile decision-making and transformative change across organizational tiers.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities, coupled with sound business acumen and exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience with implementing various industry certifications such as ISO and NIST.
  • Proficiency in project management and metrics design.
This role must be based out of our Morrisville, NC office. We are currently working in a 3-2 hybrid model with 3 days working on-site and 2 days working from home. 

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