Procurement Manager - Broomfield,CO
Posted on: February 16, 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 world's 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 complex vendor agreements and relationships across multiple
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.
Negotiates / re-negotiates new and existing agreements or
statements of work, including RFI's and RFP's
Prepares RFx 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.
Manages $100M in annual spend.
Ability to work with various levels of management within the
organization including executives.
Experience with RFP / RFx catalog preferred
Telecom or technology experience preferred
Cisco experience preferred
Strong organizational and personal skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Team player with ability to work well with peers
Process management and documentation skills
Possess 5+ years of relevant IT, sales, procurement or project
management experience or other relevant contract management /
negotiation experience, preferably in telecom or technology.
Experience with contract terms and conditions.
Process management and documentation skills.
Strong organizational skills, ability to negotiate and manage
several contracts at once.
Possesses intermediate to advanced Excel and Word skills.
Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield;
Requisition #: 219867
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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