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Senior Consultant – 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, 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 Date posted 04/09/2019

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