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Asset Manager more...
Location:Sunnyvale, CA
First posted:March 24, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

A Little About Us

At Yahoo, we're proud of the award-winning network of data centers we've built around the world, characterized by their efficiency, sustainability and positive impact on local communities. As the Inventory Management  & Planning team within Supply Chain we are charged with managing the end to end hardware lifecycle including responsible asset disposition and donations to support local communities / colleges globally.

A Lot About You

You are a HW Asset Manager guru. An individual contributor reporting to the Senior Inventory Manager, you are familiar with the Datacenters infrastructure equipment (Servers, Network, Storage, benchstock) and responsible for global Asset disposition and manage our Asset donations program to support local communities & colleges. You have phenomenal vendor & negotiation skills and are familiar with the market that you are able to secure the very best price or credit exchange for disposing of assets.  You are an excellent partner with Tax, Finance, Site Ops & Audit looking to iterate on better operational practices & tools. You are experienced in reporting and handling financial results.

Your Day

  • Manage the company's Asset Disposition program responsibly, whilst obtaining the best market rate.
  • Manage the company's HW donation program.
  • Manage the ITAD vendor relationships including onboarding / certifying new vendors.
  • Work with Finance & Tax to evaluate and report, track and manage funds / credits received for Asset disposition against relevant cost codes.
  • Obtain, track & report market value trends, quotes & sales for assets.
  • Responsible for the Asset sale portal, defining future enhancements to support process / business.
  • Work with stakeholders in Tax, Finance, Site Ops and Supply Chain to develop, document and drive process improvement.
  • Evaluate financial market trends to negotiate best price / credits for assets.
  • Provide periodic metrics, reporting, market trend and executive summaries of health of the asset management & donation programs
  • React quickly in a fast moving, often changing environment with flexibility and sense of urgency.
  • Conduct Audits of Assets and compliance with ITAD vendors.
  • Other duties as required.


You Must Have

  • Bachelor degree and 5+ years of HW Asset management experience focused on Datacenter assets (server, Network, Storage).
  • Knowledge of used HW Asset market, principles & best practices
  • Knowledge of ITAD suppliers, compliance risks, plus experience in logistics, including import and export practices.
  • Strong negotiation, written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment, with excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Understanding of Asset management tools and technologies plus advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Oracle, JIRA.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, skills, including ability to accumulate, process and report financial information.
  • Experience developing and documenting business processes. 

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