Capital Planning Team Lead

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Aug 9, 2021

Role Number:200274026

Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experienc...Summary


Posted: Aug 9, 2021

Role Number:200274026

Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you might accomplish!

We are searching for an energetic, creative, and hands-on Capital Planning Team Lead to join our team. Do you wish to be challenged to think creatively? Are you ready to be part of a team that makes a difference?

This team within Apple's Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) Governance & Planning organization is responsible for leading the annual IS&T Capital Planning cycle, and managing the underlying processes which govern how information systems projects across Apple are defined, scoped, budgeted, proposed, approved, and tracked.

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in Capital Planning activities related to IT projects
  • Hands-on experience with IT project management, including definition of, and management of scope / requirements, workplan, timeline, schedule, deliverables, budget, resourcing, issues, and risks
  • Competence working with software vendors to define and implement improvements to their products
  • Competence with IT application management, specifically with respect to defining a vision and roadmap for an application, and working with technical and business partners to achieve them
  • Comfortable analyzing and manipulating large data sets - especially financial - and producing qualitative and quantitative summaries and reports
  • Basic understanding of IT application technical architecture and application architecture concepts
  • Experience with system interface and API concepts (i.e., terminology, functional and technical concepts, data modeling, etc.)
  • Direct the delivery of - and when necessary, create - communication and end-user training materials
  • Comfortable managing a diverse team
  • Ability to analyze and seamlessly shuffle a team's workload and deliverables while maintaining focus on quality
  • Acquire knowledge of, and continually improve, business processes
  • Effective communicator - both oral and written - to all levels of the organization
  • Facilitation and negotiation skills in working with application development teams
  • Strong business acumen, customer focus, and keen attention to minute details


This team is the functional / business owner of the Capital Planning process and the information system toolset for these activities. In addition, we are a key contributor in IS&T's Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process and Service-based Cost analysis. We work closely with other groups to identify gaps and improvement areas across these processes and supporting information systems and then address them. The highest levels of Apple's executive leadership utilize the information created and managed by our team for key investment and operating decisions.

In the Team Lead role, you will have several duties. You will learn our business process, gaining an in-depth understanding of the activities, workflow, and deliverables. As the process expert, you will work with personnel across the business units and within IS&T to both execute and enhance the process. In addition, you will Innovate, discover and create solutions for complex issues - technical, functional, and business process.

You will also be the functional owner for the Capital Planning application, which entails mastering the system's capabilities and underlying data. You will collaborate with business partners, development teams, and software vendors on toolset and process enhancements.

You will also have responsibility for personnel leadership and management of the Capital Planning Team by managing the work, assignments, and priorities of employee and contractor resources. For employees, you will provide performance feedback and career advice.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree

Additional Requirements

  • 7+ years experience in a combination of process lead / team lead, and project management experience, including hands-on experience with the Software Development Lifecycle
  • 5+ years experience leading and managing direct reports ideally within a technical organization
  • Experience using and / or configuring Capital Planning and Project Management software
  • 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. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
  • We at Apple we are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Learn more.

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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