Sr. Manager, Procurement - Indirect (HR/Customer Ops)
Greenwood Village, Colorado, Denver, Colorado
Spectrum's high quality connectivity services relies on the collaboration and effectiveness of our Procurement team. We deliver value by providing innovative commercial expertise and strategic business solutions that enable us to deliver advanced products and services that create positive customer experiences. The relationships we build with our internal stakeholders and suppliers support our evolving business goals and help keep innovative products affordable for all Spectrum customers.
- Full Time
- Job Level: Experienced
- Travel: Occasional
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Sitting with the IT leaders and their teams allows me to work on complex, strategic initiatives where I can deliver significant value and drive positive results for the business and my stakeholders. Collaborating with and supporting our Technology groups gives me first-hand visibility into the projects that continue to pave the way for Spectrum as the fastest-growing cable provider in the U.S.Natalie, Sr Director, Procurement
I chose a career with Spectrum because I wanted to be a part of a growing company in a stable and exciting industry. At the time that I joined, we just acquired Time Warner Cable making Spectrum the 2nd largest Multiple-System Operator. I think we have endless possibilities to grow even more in the future!Beth, Sr Director, Purchasing
I am grateful to be part of an organization that empowers employees to make decisions, encourages innovation and continuously seeks out opportunities for further success.Jennifer, Sr Manager, Procurement Operations
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ResponsibilitiesDate posted 01/30/2021 Requisition Number: 270197BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Procurement Position Type: Full Time
This position is responsible for various strategic sourcing and contract negotiations for Indirect spend categories which include HR, Customer Operations, Software/Hardware and related services. Independently 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 RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Leads the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase agreements without guidance.
Demonstrates project management expertise with the ability to carry projects from strategic planning through implementation.
Demonstrates subject matter expertise across multiple product categories.
Proactively strategizes with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organization.
Leads cross functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliers.
Researches 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 processes.
Evaluates the financial stability of potential suppliers.
Performs required business analysis with a strategic focus on total cost of ownership.
Provide fact-based recommendations to executive level management for constructing the best overall strategic buy decisions.
Continuously seeks out cost savings opportunities and lead efforts to realize the savings.
Manages overall supplier performance using Strategic Relationship Management tool set – including, acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance.
Independently 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 alignment.
Strong 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 solutions
Proven ability to manage and influence all phases of change management.
Comprehensive understanding of the P2P process. Manages stakeholder groups through technology adoption.
Works beyond the traditional procurement metrics to achieve operational and technical improvements to the business process
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
In-depth knowledge and understanding of contract terms and conditions
Strong negotiating skills with the ability to adapt and improvise
Ability to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and writing skills
Strong Project management, collaboration and influencing skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization
Ability to think strategically and anticipate future trends, needs and expectations
Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration
Related Work Experience
5+ years of procurement contract negotiation and contract management experience
1-3 years of electronic procurement and or contract solutions experience
2 years of direct industry or company experience
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The pay for this position has a minimum of $80900. The actual salary offer may be higher as we 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 commissions or bonuses.
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.
The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.