Sr Consultant Global Supply Chain Strategy at AT&T in Atlanta
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Sr Consultant Global Supply Chain Strategy

Atlanta, Georgia


This position is located in Dallas, TX or Atlanta, GA.  Relocation assistance is not available.

As a member of the Global Connections and Supply Chain (GCSC) Supplier Strategy Team, you will utilize your strategic abilities to provide actionable recommendations to GSC leaders. You’ll have the opportunity to implement innovative solutions and best practices throughout AT&T’s sourcing processes for suppliers, synthesizing facts and data from wide-ranging sources into tools and models used on the front lines of billions of dollars’ worth of negotiations.

Day-to-day responsibilities – typical tasks you will perform in this role include:

  • Key Performance Indicator/Supplier Scorecards
  • Supplier performance management & measurement
  • Program value creation and tracking
  • Supplier Scorecard creation and management
  • Fact-based negotiation support
  • Competitive event strategy development
  • “Should cost” analytical support
  • Supplier spend trends & analyses
  • Strategy development & consulting, focused on the following:
  • Use existing data to build strategies supporting supplier engagement/management
  • Industry trends and category management
  • How AT&T spend relates to consumer insights and marketing
  • Emerging technologies
  • Market intelligence
  • Supplier financial risk assessments
  • M&A tracking, earnings announcements, and ongoing supplier assessments
  • Economic Impact analyses
  • AT&T spend effects on local economies within industries
  • Job impact as a result of AT&T spend

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Applied Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or Supply Chain
  • Typically, 5-7 years of related experience
  • Strategic mindset and strong analytical skills:
    • Problem Solving: Aptitude to quickly understand and apply economic/business principles, recognize subtleties of complex problems, and develop innovative solutions driven or supported by data
    • Modeling: Ability to work with multiple sources of (often finance-related) data, integrating fact-bases and assumptions to develop complex financial and operational modelsTechnical: Advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel (VBA preferred; ability with pivot tables, arrays, and nested-formulas strongly desired) and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Project management experience:
    • Effective communication skills
    • Comfortable and effective in working in teams and across functional groups that vary from fundamentally technical to non-technical
    • Demonstrated capability in managing multiple projects simultaneously and delivering against tight deadlines
    • Superior negotiation and persuasion skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred; or, advanced degree Finance, Applied Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, or similar
  • Background in the telecommunications or high-technology industries
  • Background in consulting, investment banking, commodities trading, or another highly strategic/analytical role
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Access, R, Python, and/or other programming languages
  • Practical experience building financial, statistical, and other analytical models to evaluate complex data
  • Software development experience
  • Ability to understand mechanical and electrical engineering concepts
  • Experience engineering hardware or firmware
  • Experience managing relationships and interacting with various vendors active in the telecommunications space
  • Ability to interact with other high-aptitude professionals

Job ID 2106618 Date posted 02/02/2021

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