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Senior Consultant – GCSC Strategy

Atlanta, Georgia


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

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

Fact-based negotiation support

Competitive event strategy

“Should cost” analytical support

Supplier spend trends & analyses

Strategy development & consulting, focused
on the following:


Industry trends and category management

Internal AT&T practices


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

Ability to work with multiple sources of (often finance-related) data,
integrating fact-bases and assumptions to develop complex financial and
operational models

Advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel (VBA preferred; ability with
pivot tables, arrays, and nested-formulas strongly desired) and Microsoft

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

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

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


Effectiveness Measurement

Process Management


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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