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Senior Consultant – GCSC Strategy

Atlanta, Georgia

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As a member of the
Global Connections and Supply Chain (GCSC) Strategy Team, you will utilize your
strategic abilities to provide actionable recommendations to the leaders of
AT&T’s GCSC Organization. You’ll have the opportunity to help internal
clients implement innovative solutions and best practices throughout AT&T’s
sourcing processes, 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:


Fact-based negotiation support


Competitive event strategy
development


“Should cost” analytical support


Supplier spend trends & analyses


Strategy development & consulting, focused
on the following:


Supplier
engagement/management


Industry trends and category management


Internal AT&T practices


Emerging
technologies


Market intelligence


Supplier financial risk assessments


M&A tracking, earnings announcements, and ongoing supplier assessments


Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Applied Mathematics,
Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or Supply Chain


Typically, 3-5 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 models


Technical:
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


Previous experience managing teams of cross-functional
high-aptitude professionals


Principal Functional
Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:


Consulting Expertise


Cost Analysis


Economics


Effectiveness Measurement


Process Management


Procurement


Quality Management


Statistical Analysis and Measurement


Supply Chain Management


Vendor/Supplier Evaluations and Certification


Note: Additional skills / competencies may be added to this
specific requisition. During the application process, you will be asked to
provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills / competencies
associated with the requisition.


AT&T is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and
talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V




Job ID 1919138-1 Date posted 10/16/2019

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