At AT&T we’re redefining the future of connectivity. At our core is a passion to serve our customers with products and services that create connections, improve lives and allow millions to share the stories and experiences that matter. Our Corporate teams are fueled by innovation and a desire to connect the world in meaningful ways. Join our team and bring your bold ideas, supporting and transforming our business across areas like marketing, finance and more.
As a Strategic Domain Lead, you’ll act as a lead in Category Technology Management, Strategic Sourcing, and Supplier Management, developing strategic, technical category plans and owning the execution with client Business Unit leads as well as suppliers. You’ll incorporate current technology innovation, AT&T Domain Strategy, and next generation innovation in support of AT&Ts shift toward Cloud environments, SaaS, PaaS, Open Source Software, co-development, continued disaggregation, standardization, and a full vendor strategy including alternative pricing models and purchases leveraging cloud service provider Marketplaces.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
•Analyzes industry / supplier trends and evolving technology capabilities. Develops long-term strategies for specific domain(s) and post sourcing contract management tools for governance.
•Partners with Senior Sourcing Managers to guide contract terms, technical requirements, and pricing. Builds intricate clean sheets and conducts market pricing analyses.
•Develops, communicates, and implements proactive exit and technology transition strategies.
•Leads large/complex sourcing engagements which may involve a cross-functional team while utilizing competitive sourcing events and a fact-based approach to negotiations. Prepares point by point for the negotiation, frames the discussion, and presents counters offers to Suppliers executives.
•Evaluates current and potential suppliers in coordination with internal stakeholders. Rationalizes the supply base for each category to reduce complexity, aggregate buying power, and maintain healthy supplier ecosystem.
•Establishes and fosters rapport with strategic partners and suppliers. Monitors domain suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving the lowest total cost of ownership that meets the business goals supported by a culture of continuous improvement with cost & performance benchmarks in use.
•Influences suppliers' manufacturing processes, technology decisions, and policies in ways that are mutually beneficial and sustainable for both organizations.
•Typically requires 7 years of relevant experience
•Technological category knowledge, sourcing, and vendor management experience in the applicable domain.
•Education: Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Applied Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or Supply Chain
Our Strategic Domain Leads earn between $105,000 - $210,100. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.
This is a work from home position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #virtualwork #virtualjob
Job ID 2216897-1 Date posted 04/02/2022