Program Manager, Vendor Management

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200088650
The people here at Apple don’t just build products— they craft the kind of wonder that has revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Imagine what you could do here. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. A job at Apple is unlike any other you’ve had. You will be challenged. You will inspired. And you’ll be proud. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are looking to hire extraordinary individuals with strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across multiple business and technical teams whose primary responsibility would be developing and maintaining relationships with multiple vendor organisations. You should be a self starter, motivated, with exceptional interpersonal skills as well as a positive and flexible approach to problems. The applicant should have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, tight deadline delivery timeline. As a part of this dynamic team, the applicant will help us build the Apple experience on a global scale.

Key Qualifications

  • A strong vendor management background. Experience in the GIS/mapping industry is preferred but not mandatory
  • 5+ years experience within a vendor management organization or corporate entity management, vendor sourcing, relationships and engagements
  • Experience leading vendor management organisations (global exposure is an added advantage)
  • Experience working cross-functionally with various groups such as procurement, operations, finance, compliance, engineering functions
  • Comfortable working in a fast pace environment with complex business problems, involving multiple partners
  • Strong spoken and written communicative as well as interpersonal skills; along with exemplary analytical skills and comfortable working with data - especially financial data
  • Good communicator in and across teams along with strong team management and leadership skills
  • Experience with building and/or maintaining forecasting / planning models is a huge plus
  • People Management and Program Management experience would be a plus along with the capability to provide mentorship and knowledge of managing a team


The role would primarily involve - - Monitoring and analysing vendor KPIs for efficient delivery of products to Apple - Partnering with Maps business groups to improve vendor performance - Contract management in collaboration with other groups at Apple - Creating and delivering presentations to peers and senior management - 5+ years of experience in vendor management, Supply Chain or Operations Management - Highly organised and able to work in a fast paced dynamic and ambiguous environment

Education & Experience

- B.S.,, B.Sc/M.Sc, B.Tech/B.E or equivalent degree from am accredited school in Business / Economics / Finance / Engineering or related field. - MBA/MS from an accredited school is a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.