Sr Manager, Technology Sourcing

TMobile   •  

Bellevue, WA

Industry: Telecommunications.

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 237 days ago

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Develops and implements a synchronized approach for the procurement of services related to construction and maintenance of T Mobile network sites. This includes developing effective relationships with Network Engineering, Market Leaders, and other internal business owners to identify opportunities and agree upon category tactics to maximize value through effective procurement strategies. Negotiates complex contracts, evaluating suppliers, defining demand requirements, and maintaining supplier relations through business reviews. Partners with Government Affairs to influence regulatory policy is critical in maintaining and evolving a competitive telecom services sector that will lower cost and continue to drive value for the TMUS business. Establishes strategic direction, driving operational excellence in the network build category. Requires ability to effectively deal with ambiguity and complexity. Is accountable for setting performance direction, delegating, motivating, holding others accountable and coaching and developing others.

Job Description

Develops and implements a synchronized approach for the procurement of services related to construction and maintenance of T Mobile network sites. This includes developing effective relationships with Network Engineering, Market Leaders, and other internal business owners to identify opportunities and agree upon category tactics to maximize value through effective procurement strategies. Negotiates complex contracts, evaluating suppliers, defining demand requirements, and maintaining supplier relations through business reviews. Partners with Government Affairs to influence regulatory policy is critical in maintaining and evolving a competitive telecom services sector that will lower cost and continue to drive value for the TMUS business. Establishes strategic direction, driving operational excellence in the network build category. Requires ability to effectively deal with ambiguity and complexity. Is accountable for setting performance direction, delegating, motivating, holding others accountable and coaching and developing others.
Enterprise Core Competencies
Requires competency in site construction & maintenance, customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.

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YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Functions

· Leads, coaches and challenges the team of procurement professionals to maximize their strengths and provide them opportunities for skill and career advancement. Fosters an environment of continuous learning amongst the Technology procurement team.
· Directs the procurement team to sustainable strategies for all vendors/categories that include spend analysis, market considerations, and strategic importance, etc. evaluates the current market conditions on a regular basis and makes any necessary changes to support the needs of the TMUS business. Locates, analyzes, and develops a consolidated strategic supplier base to support current and future business needs.
· Ensures that efficient methods are used (speed to market and cost) are implemented to maximize the value of technology and services.
· Drives and directs the development and negotiations of complex agreements with suppliers encompassing key program specifications and objectives.
· Represents single voice of T-Mobile for strategic suppliers/categories internally and externally; participates in innovation sessions and quarterly reviews for strategic suppliers. Fosters collaborative relationships with multiple business owners and strategic suppliers.
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YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications
Minimum Required
· 8+ years’ experience in construction sourcing, or similar role.
· Proven track record in developing a high-performing and self-empowered work teams and individuals with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Aptitude to delegate effectively is critical
· Demonstrated experience developing and implementing business strategy; strong negotiation strategy and tactics and proficient in in market intelligence research
· Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, able to clearly and concisely communicate information at multiple levels, adapting easily to change. Capable of effective executive management presentations / communications
· Advanced key procurement skills: Development / management of category strategies; RFP / RFI development, contract negotiations, strategic sourcing, management of supplier relationship lifecycle, understanding of risk mitigation principles, and understanding of various cost evaluation methods (TCO, ROI, Payback Period, etc.)

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