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Sourcing Manager/Civil & Tower Work SME
Ref No.: 17-14823
Location: Plano, Texas
Responsible for sourcing large dollar volumes of Telecom (Civils, Line & Antenna, EF&I, Small Cells) Services with Service Providers/Contractors/Suppliers (not Materials/Products).
Must be able to review and correct Scopes of Work and estimate cost and time to perform.
Must be able to read and interpret RFDS' •Field installation/Construction Management experience a must.
Clarify Scope of Work questions with suppliers. Negotiates costs with contractors.
Works with Business Development and Operational Delivery Units as well as Customer Unit Sales Teams to develop an effective supply chain to support pre-sales efforts.
Develops and negotiates fixed price packages to help maximize cost savings.
Ability to maintain supplier database and report present program status/metrics to senior management.
Must have strong Microsoft capability with Excel (V Lookup, Formulas, Macros), Powerpoint, Word.
Must be able to work in fast paced, high volume environment.
Teams with other roles in the organization to achieve desired results – team player.
Collaborates with Senior Management of Suppliers to develop positive and profitable relationships.
Must be a skilled communicator, negotiator, and adept at handling conflict resolution, being able to mediate when problems arise.
Must possess an exceptional degree of verbal and written communication skills, be comfortable working in a team environment, and being comfortable working in a matrix organization.
Must be highly efficient, organized, and able to work well under pressure with strong interpersonal skills.
Must present professional appearance and represent Sourcing accordingly.
Must have experience negotiating pricing and managing contract terms/conditions with suppliers.