Sourcing Specialist – Telecom and Network Hardware and Software
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Sourcing Specialist – Telecom and Network Hardware and Software
Ref No.: 17-20041
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Large Company has a Contract Opporunity in Jersey City, NJ

Sourcing Organization is responsible for partnering with business mangers and subject matter experts to define requirements, identify and mitigate vendor risks and manage all 3rd party provided IT and non-IT goods and services for CLIENT and its affiliates.

Sourcing delivers negotiated contracts to the firm, on time and within budget at an acceptable level of risk.

The Sourcing Specialist – Telecom and Networks, is responsibility for managing 3rd party spend with telecom carriers, network hardware and software vendors; working with key stakeholders to analyze spend, identify opportunities and demand, crafting and executing category and specific sourcing plans, managing the entire RFx process, negotiating and completing agreements on-time and within budget.

CLIENT currently embarking on a major review of its telecom networks and will be issuing a RFP requesting proposals from qualified vendors. The Sourcing Specialist, will lead the complete sourcing life cycle from initial requirements identification to contract sign-off and hand over to the business users.

• Possess a thorough knowledge of the competitive landscape within telecom and networking and an understanding of the major trends influencing the category
• Prior experience in developing and executing sourcing strategies that deliver measurable bottom line savings while mitigating vendor and other risks

• Collaborates with the business leaders to evaluate technology investment plans and identify sourcing opportunities and strategies to drive the sourcing pipeline and deliver cost savings
• Manages suppliers and plans for the use of suppliers in connection with the implementation of technology strategies and goals
• Develops the strategy and directs and lead the implementation of enterprise-wide sourcing initiatives for large strategic technology partnerships in telecommunication services
• Work collaboratively to assure effective supplier relationships

Five or more years of Technology Sourcing experience in networks and telecommunications category