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United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

About Lenovo: 

Lenovo is a US$60 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 57,000 employees and operating in 180 markets around the world.  We are #1 PC company on the planet, BCG's 50 most innovative companies, and one of Interbrand’s 100 BEST global brands.  Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society.  By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world.  

Who you'll work with:

The Intelligent Device Group) – at Lenovo houses our PC and Smart Devices.  We combine investment in high-growth segments (workstations, gaming, visuals, thin and light devices) with new innovation in the smart device categories and continue to explore new opportunities across AR/VR, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), security and as-a-service solutions.  

What you'll do:

The OEM Business Manager will report directly to the WW OEM COO and lead a small world-wide team that will drive the overall financial planning, budget, metrics, measurements, and business controls of Lenovo’s global OEM business. The Business Manager role will require proactive engagement with WW and GEO finance teams as well as the Sales Operations and Incentive & Commissions teams in each GEO.  In addition, since the OEM budget funds resources in many other functions, the business manager will be responsible for managing the overall headcount budget for all funded resources and be a key approval and control point for other non-org expenditures. The Business Manager will also be responsible for expense forecasting, consolidation of financial scorecards, and running the overall BMS for the OEM business. During the strategic planning cycle, the OEM Business Manager will be responsible for driving all interlocks between GEOs, Product BUs, Finance, and all operational functions.     


Key responsibilities:

  • Develop detailed OEM financial plan (revenue, expense, margin) through annual STAMP plan process
  • Manage detailed expense plan and evaluate/approve all OEM expense requests
  • Collaborate with finance to develop OEM targets & track monthly reporting of OEM financial metrics
  • Provide direction on financial treatment of OEM portfolio capabilities and OEM customization projects
  • Set WW direction and manage ongoing OEM metrics & BMS across geos all functions & GEOs
  • Drive OEM tools/processes to enable business analysis in multiple dimensions (geo, brand, customer)  
  • Build the processes & business controls needed for executing new capabilities  

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of relevant corporate OEM, IT management or technology experience with background in business operations, process, strategy & planning, or customer success.
  • Ability to manage several deliverables simultaneously with different stakeholders. Proactive and results-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively in matrix organization; 
  • Strong business and technical acumen, combined with analytical and organizational skills; good understanding of value drivers in recurring revenue business models
  • Experience managing complex budgets and approval cycles.
  • Experience with Microsoft tools - Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or strong Business Analysis and/or Project Management experience preferred
  • Must be a Team Player and display Ownership of Business

Awards & Recognition:
  • Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, 2020 & 2019
  • Human Rights Campaign, Corporate Quality Index – Perfect Score 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Universum’s World’s Most Attractive Employers, 2021, 2020
  • Best Places to work for LGBTQ Equality, 2021 & 2020
  • Top 100 Internship Programs Winner, 2020
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights, 2020
  • Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index – Perfect Score, 2020
  • IoT Breakthrough Award, 2020
  • 2021 Fortune Global 500, #159
Learn more about why it’s great to work at Lenovo -

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated by January 18, means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America