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Director, Procurement – Subject Matter Expert in IT Software

at Spectrum

Posted: 4/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1450134
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Job Description

Business Title
Dir, Procurement

Posting Location
United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village

Posting Job Description
JOB SUMMARY
As a key member of the Indirect Procurement team, this position is focused on strategic sourcing, negotiations, contract execution, strategic supplier relationship management, oversees spend analysis/management activities,  change/transition management and team member development.  This position will be responsible for various types of Software agreements,  maintenance and related services across the enterprise.  This position will also engage on more complex strategic agreements as needed in the IT category and may be assigned other special projects.  The role contributes to the broad strategy that will drive the organization’s ability to leverage the company’s total spend by partnering with business leaders to deliver incremental value and reduce the total cost of ownership.  The Director is responsible for developing and leading others in building and maintaining strong linkages with stakeholders to ensure alignment on objectives and prioritization of activities.  The role is also responsible for leveraging supplier relationships and maximizing value contributions through an effective strategic sourcing and contracting process. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
 
Develop commodity specific sourcing strategies and category plans that span across the business.
 
Perform required business analysis with key stakeholders to align business priorities with procurement initiatives.
 
Lead the supplier selection process through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes.
 
Conduct market and industry analysis.
 
Utilize Procurement expertise to develop in-depth knowledge of suppliers and evaluate their capabilities to help drive solutions for our internal stakeholders.
 
Determine, oversee and perform the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase agreements.
 
Oversee supplier contract performance - acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance.
 
Evaluate new business models or use innovative approaches to optimize results.
 
Manage supplier relationships and contract activities in support of the business.
 
Develop, monitor and amend departmental processes and procedures to ensure effective administration of agreements and centralization of procurement activities.
 
Leverage systems including Contract management, P2P and Supplier management to improve sourcing strategies and communication with suppliers.
 
Train and develop management staff to ensure alignment of departmental activities with organizational goals and objectives.
 
Collaborate with stakeholders to prioritize projects and align with their  strategic objectives.
 
Innovate to achieve company’s business objectives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Strategic thinking and tactical execution skills
Self-driven with an adaptive leadership style and a passion for procurement
Strong analytical skills
Business and financial acumen
Sourcing and complex negotiations
Relationship management and influencing capabilities skills
Problem solving/issue resolution skills
Excellent communication/presentation skills (written and verbal)
Total cost of ownership focus
Ethics/Integrity
 
Education
Bachelor’s Degree required (Supply Chain Management preferred). Master’s desirable.

Related Work Experience                                                                         Number of Years
Experience in procurement contract negotiation and contract                                   8-10
management experience
Experience managing and developing employees                                                     5
Experience in eProcurement technology (Ariba preferred)
 

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment
 
EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
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Requisition #
238486BR

Job Code
FSC710 Dir, Procurement Exempt

Position Type
Full Time

Area of Interest
Procurement/Purchasing

Business Unit
Corporate

Location
6360 Fiddlers Green

FCC Unit
13541

Account Code
C02-21111-872

Controlling Establishment ID
01930 - Greenwood Village 6360 Fiddler

More on Spectrum
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.

Work State
Colorado

Work City
Colorado - Greenwood Village

Posting Job Title (Do Not Exceed 250 Characters)
Director, Procurement – Subject Matter Expert in IT Software

Zip Code
80111

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