Sr Procurement & Supply Chain Analyst - Broomfield, Littleton, CO or Monroe, LA
Posted on: May 23, 2020
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications
provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more
than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience,
CenturyLink strives to be the worlds best networking company by
solving customers increased demand for reliable and secure
connections. The company also serves as its customers trusted
partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity
and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that
help protect their business.
Manages IT Software vendor agreements and relationships. Delivers
against corporate initiatives related to cost reduction, cost
avoidance, supplier rationalization and continually benchmarks
purchasing and process practices to effectively translate the
analysis into action. Provides subject matter expertise and is a
trusted advisor in regards to vendor management, sourcing,
procurement.The Main Responsibilities
--- Manages and leads sourcing efforts for software
--- Possess 3+ years of relevant procurement experience or other
relevant contract management / negotiation experience, preferably
--- Manage the development and execution of sourcing projects and
initiatives ensuring alignment with the overall priorities.
--- Process management and documentation skills.
--- Strong project management skills.
--- Solid computer application knowledge (Microsoft Office)
--- Negotiates / re-negotiates new and existing agreements or
statements of work, including RFI's and RFP's.
--- Engages with stakeholders to gather contract requirements,
RFI/RFP, contract execution and contract lifecycle management.
--- Provides sourcing guidance and continually refines the program
to deliver optimal results.
--- Prepares scope documents, communication plans, and contract
--- Actively partners with legal teams and business unit
stakeholders to develop and execute negotiation strategies that
include optimal targets for pricing, service, and quality.
--- Continually identifies and implements new opportunities for
cost savings, cost avoidance and proactively tracks these
--- Implements and measures cost savings, reduction and avoidance
programs and strategies. Continually refines these programs to
deliver optimal results for the company.
--- Responsible for vendor / supplier management. Conducts supplier
rationalization and segmentation initiatives. Proactively reviews
supplier performance and adherence to contractual terms. Leads
business reviews and delivers resolution on difficult issues
through effective negotiation tactics.What We Look For in a
--- Bachelor's Degree preferred with business concentration / major
Other Job Requirements
--- MBA preferred
--- Knowledge of maintenance, repair, operations, support
associated with technology platforms preferred.
--- Proven ability to communicate, influence and build partnerships
with stakeholders at all levels within the IT organization.
--- Experience with RFP/ RFx process preferred
--- Telecom or Technology/IT experience preferred
--- CPM / CSPM Certification is a plus
Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Denver;
Requisition #: 224896
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
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persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national
origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic
characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other
legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do
not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions,
including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits,
discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
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