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Analyst – GCSC Strategy

Dallas, Texas

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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:

  1. Fact-based negotiation support
    • Competitive event strategy development
    • “Should cost” analytical
      support
    • Supplier spend trends &
      analyses
  2. Strategy development & consulting,
    focused on the following:
    • Supplier engagement/management
    • Industry trends and category
      management
    • Internal AT&T practices
    • Emerging technologies
  3. 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, 1-3 years of related experience (or
    applicable internships)
  • 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
  • Strong academic record at a
    well-respected educational institution
  • Internships or full-time
    experience in the telecommunications or high-technology industries
  • Internships or full-time
    experience 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

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 1919137 Date posted 07/17/2019

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