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AT&T is seeking experienced Sourcing Managers in the Technology, Operations, Business Solutions, Software, and Cloud technology areas.

Experience required ranges from 2 years' of experience to 10+.

We are hiring for:

Sr Sourcing Specialist

Sourcing Manager

Sr Sourcing Manager

Lead Sourcing Manager

Strategic Domain Lead

Role will be responsible to negotiate, manage, monitor, and strategically source technology supplier contracts, from request for proposal, quote, information – RFX through contract execution.  In addition, acts as an advocate for AT&T, both internally and with suppliers, to mitigate impacts of policy, reduce risk, and drive successful outcomes for AT&T through negotiation. The position will report under Global Connections & Supply Chain (GCSC) organization.  

 Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

•Builds and executes a sourcing technology strategy aligned with clients for assigned categories, creates, and executes contracts, determines optimal contract term and pricing using benchmarking and should-cost analysis, and drives savings that achieve client objectives while providing risk protection for AT&T. 

•Provides interpretation of terms and conditions of contractual obligations and acts when contractual provisions are not met by the supplier (e.g., termination letters, bankruptcies, breach notifications). Negotiates contract modifications, quotations, revisions, terms, and conditions with suppliers.

•Coordinates required approvals based on the document being negotiated (e.g.e.g., legal, client, funding). Responsible for the review and administration of long-term and/or blanket purchase contracts. Responsible for commercial contract issues, negotiations and/or administration of licensing agreements including renewal, new business, and consolidations.

•Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Develops financial models, including present mode of operation (PMO) and future mode of operation (FMO) comparisons to determine business case for deal.  Exercises judgment in selecting methods and evaluation criteria for obtaining results or evaluating supplier responses. 

•Challenges externally and internally as needed to get the best outcome for AT&T.  Works with all levels of leadership and is knowledgeable in assigned sourcing categories.  Resolves a wide range of sourcing issues and applies this knowledge appropriately when evaluating new information technologies to meet AT&T’s requirements.

•Stays current on market intelligence to assist in negotiation effectiveness.  May be required to recommend strategic technical alternatives for planning, transformation and evolution in support of corporate initiatives, customer demand, technology changes, economic and service reliability criteria.  Champions AT&T’s culture and goals of diversity and inclusion.

 Required Qualifications:

•Graduate/Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Procurement, business law or CPM experience, or Graduate/Bachelor’s degree. Juris doctor degrees a plus

•2-10+ years’ experience in management of supplier relationships and contracts

•Ability to manage intense workload within short timeframes, process orientated approach

•Strong leadership, negotiation, legal drafting of custom language and communication skills

•Business, cost management and quality experience

•Skilled in creating Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and “What-If” scenario financial modeling and analysis for comparative sourcing events

•Understanding of contractual T&Cs including intellectual property ownership

•Ability to generate comprehensive commercial deal sheet terms by fully understanding client technical requirements, demand/usage and budget forecasts, supplier products/services and defining flexibility terms to adequately support contractual use by multiple business units

•Inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoys working hard and being continually challenged

•Demonstrate sound judgment, common sense, and a good sense of humor with strong business acumen

Our Sourcing opportunities earn between $57,800-$190,900. 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 2149346-5 Date posted 11/29/2021
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