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Sr Sourcing Manager

MIDDLETOWN , New Jersey

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Working as a Senior Contract Manager, you will manage, negotiate, monitor and source vendor contracts/sub-contracts.  You will be responsible for providing interpretation of terms and conditions of contractual obligations as well as negotiate contract modifications, follow-up quotations, revisions, and terms and conditions with vendors and business unit owners.
This position may be responsible for contributing to AT&T's compliance with environmental laws, security compliance, and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include negotiations in the area for AT&T Network, Software, and Technology.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Review and administer long-term and/or blanket purchase contracts
  • Commercial contract issues, negotiations and/or administration of licensing agreements including renewal, new business, invoicing, credit holds, receivable issues and consolidations
  • Administer contracts in accordance with company and customer policies and procedures, provide interpretation and analysis of contract documents and review and evaluate customer requests for changes in or revisions of contracts that involve technical specifications, cost, or schedule impact on the company
  • Assist in the development of long- and short-term objectives to ensure that programs and efforts are directed toward achieving company goals for both the Sourcing Organization, Compliance Organizations, and Business Unit owners of the materials/services being purchased.
  • May initiate corrective action to assure objectives are met and assist in the establishment and administration of unit policies, procedures and systems
  • Participate in the development of goals and budgets for area of responsibility.
  • Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors and exercise judgment in selecting methods and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Ability to lead team and accountability for Request for Proposals/Quotes.
  • Knowledge of AT&T's SDN architecture and Network virtualization technology and ability to obtain a technical working knowledge and understanding of key technology areas.
  • Experience in sourcing  Software Licensees/Subscription Services, Technology and Professional Services
  • Experience in TCO or Business Case development
  • The Senior Contract Manager typically reports into the 3rd Level of Management

Required Qualifications:
  • Five or more years experience in management of strategic supplier relationships and contracts
  • Ability to manage intense workload with short timeframes
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Procurement
  • Graduate degree (MBA, Paralegal cert.) preferred or CPM
  • Understanding of complex contractual terms and conditions
  • Business, cost management and quality experience
  • Structured process orientated approach


Job ID 1834359-3 Date posted 09/12/2018

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