JOB TITLE: Sr Mgr, ProcurementJOB SUMMARYIndependently lead cross functional teams to strategically select products and suppliers ensuring the best possible price, quality, service, and overall terms. Pursues opportunities to reduce costs, minimize risk and improve business conditions. Partners with internal stakeholders to identify and define their requirements. Drafts, negotiates and manages complex contracts. Provides on-going supplier relationship management. Acts as a trusted resource for solving business issues. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experienceLeads the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase agreements without guidanceDemonstrates project management expertise with the ability to carry projects from strategic planning through implementationDemonstrates subject matter expertise across multiple product categoriesProactively strategizes with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organizationLeads cross functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliersResearches and develops adequate sources of supply. Utilizes supply market knowledge to leverage best strategy for Charter. Lead cross functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processesEvaluates the financial stability of potential suppliersPerforms required business analysis with a strategic focus on total cost of ownershipProvide fact-based recommendations to executive level management for constructing the best overall strategic buy decisionsContinuously seeks out cost savings opportunities and lead efforts to realize the savingsManages overall supplier performance using Strategic Relationship Management tool set – including, acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performanceIndependently develops a strategic category plan based on an understanding of business goals and objectives, the supply market and benchmarking. Effectively documents, communicates and gains buy-in across the organization to ensure alignmentStrong internal stakeholder management skills – capacity to listen, build trusting relationships in all levels of the organization, understand and capture stakeholder’s needs and deliver effective solutionsProven ability to manage and influence all phases of change managementComprehensive understanding of the P2P process. Manages stakeholder groups through technology adoptionWorks beyond the traditional procurement metrics to achieve operational and technical improvements to the business processREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to read, write, speak and understand EnglishIn-depth knowledge and understanding of contract terms and conditionsStrong negotiating skills with the ability to adapt and improviseAbility to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environmentExcellent communication and writing skillsStrong Project management, collaboration and influencing skillsAbility to communicate effectively with all levels in the organizationAbility to think strategically and anticipate future trends, needs and expectationsEducationBachelor’s Degree Business Administration or equivalent experienceRelated Work Experience Number Of YearsProcurement contract negotiation and contract 5 management experienceElectronic procurement and or contract solutions experience 1-3Direct industry or company experience 2WORKING CONDITIONSOffice EnvironmentEOECharter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
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