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IT Procurement Manager

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Littleton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThis posting has been extended beyond the initial anticipated closing date. Are you collaborative, analytical, and focused on delivering value? Are you solution-oriented, enjoy leading cross functional teams in a Fortune 100 company? If so, you may be a fit for our Procurement Manager position! Spectrum keeps more than 32 million customers connected across our 41-state footprint by offering state-of-the-art products and services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, mobile, and voice. Our Procurement team plays the integral role of making sure the products and services obtained by Spectrum are appropriate and valuable for our business partners.BE PART OF THE CONNECTIONAs a Software Procurement Manager, you'll manage various software agreements, maintenance, and related services enterprise-wide. You'll lead cross-functional teams to strategically select products and suppliers, ensure optimal pricing, quality, service, and terms, reduce costs, and minimize risk. You'll partner with internal stakeholders, draft and negotiate complex contracts, and provide ongoing supplier relationship management. WHAT OUR SOFTWARE PROCUREMENT MANAGERS ENJOY MOST

  • Actively and consistently supporting all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Analyzing various software cost models/options and providing recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Leading the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase software agreements under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Proactively strategizing with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organization.
  • Leading cross-functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliers.
  • Researching and developing adequate sources of supply.
  • Utilizing supply market knowledge to leverage the best strategy for Charter and leading cross-functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ, and RFI processes.
  • Evaluating the financial stability of potential suppliers.
  • Performing required business analysis with a strategic focus on total cost of ownership.
  • Continuously seeking out cost savings opportunities and leading efforts to realize those savings.
  • Managing overall supplier performance, including acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance.
  • Developing a strategic category plan based on an understanding of business goals and objectives, the supply market, and competitive benchmarking.
  • Managing and influencing all phases of change management.
  • Managing stakeholder groups through technology adoption. As part of the Procurement Department, you will be a driving force behind the strategic sourcing and purchasing of goods and services that power Spectrum. Our expertise in securing the best possible price, quality, and overall value helps to ensure Spectrum's continued growth and success. Through strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders, we work tirelessly to bring innovation and efficiency to every aspect of our procurement process.WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO SPECTRUMRequired Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Knowledge of various types of Software and related services including perpetual, term and subscription agreements, maintenance and support, and other IT products
    • Demonstrated knowledge of information technology and software terminology
    • Procurement contract negotiation and contract management experience - 5+ years
    • Electronic procurement and or contract solutions experience - 1-3 years Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred Working Conditions
        • Office Environment SPECTRUM CONNECTS YOU TO MORE
          • Dynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology powers our employees' careers as they move up or around the company
          • Supportive Teams: Who you are matters here. And, we aim to foster an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered to bring their best ideas
          • Learning Culture: With a dedicated focus on training and development, employees can have confidence that day one is truly just the beginning of a dynamic career
          • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you—at work and in life Apply now, connect a friend to this opportunity or sign up for job alerts! #LI-JS4 FCS503 2023-24093 2023

            Here, employees don't just have jobs, they build careers. That's why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

            A qualified applicant's criminal history, if any, will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.

            The pay for this position has a salary range of $98,900.00 to $175,300.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

            Get to Know Us Charter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum brands, including: Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice, Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach. When you join us, you're joining a strong community of more than 100,000 individuals working together to serve more than 32 million customers in 41 states and keep them connected to what matters most. Watch this video to learn more.Who You Are Matters Here We're committed to growing a workforce that reflects our communities, and providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement. EOE, including disability/vets. Learn about our inclusive culture.

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Littleton , IT Procurement Manager, Executive , Littleton, Colorado

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