Enables strategy execution for third-party vendor contracts in Telecom category by leveraging relationships with key industry vendors to drive alignment with key internal strategic initiatives; reviewing portfolio to identify opportunities to lower cost and increase efficiencies; partnering with third-party vendors to gain insights into their capabilities; and presenting recommendations to senior leadership on options that are cost efficient and effectively addresses their specific business needs.
Develops and negotiates vendor contracts by developing contract criteria based on the needs of the business; creating agreements including service level agreements to drive alignment and consistency with business strategy;; executing negotiation strategies for the telecom sourcing team; reviewing changing business needs to identify opportunities to re-negotiate contract terms; reviewing and approving revisions to contracts, extensions, and renewals of existing sourcing agreements; and negotiating the final contracts terms.
Drives and executes telecom category sourcing strategies by collaborating with business partners to identify category sourcing needs; researching industry practices to gain market intelligence that will drive category optimization; executing sourcing initiatives for the portfolio to drive alignment with business objectives and technology org goals; reviewing category spending and presenting recommendations to senior leadership to reduce cost and drive efficiency.
Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors and 5 year(s) experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 7 year(s) experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Modern Sourcing Strategy, or related field within the last 10 years.
Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Shared Service and Outsourcing Network (SSON)
Doctorate: Computer Science, Doctorate: Information Technology, Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Science, Masters: Information Technology
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