Sr Technology Sourcing Manager

T-Mobile Bellevue, WA
Job Description

Contributes focused expertise and drives a culture of spending discipline for strategic vendors/categories (highly critical to current and future business operations) via the employment of efficient, effective, and best in class strategic sourcing, contract management, negotiation, and supplier management practices. s Serves as a central point of contact for strategic suppliers in the EIT/Engineering/Carrier procurement group. Interfaces with senior leadership both within T-Mobile and at suppliers. Serves as a source of best practices to be implemented by more junior team members.

Responsibilities

* Competitively sourcing technology spend through engagement of strategic suppliers and application of industry knowledge

* Drafting, negotiating, project manage and executing contractual documents including but not limited to master service agreements, statements of work, letter agreements, and purchase orders

* Supplier management - supporting the evolution of supplier management through supplier scorecard development and supplier quarterly business

* Intellectual property licensing procurement & structural guidance

* Liaise with technical personnel to interpret technical specifications to commercial and corporate financial requirements

* Also responsible for other Duties/Projects as assigned by business management as needed.

* Summarize and present business cases and agreements for executive review and approval

Qualifications

Minimum Required

* 8+ years' experience in technology sourcing, an engineering role or similar role.

* Proven track record in developing a high-performing and self-empowered work teams and individuals with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Aptitude to delegate effectively is critical

* Demonstrated experience developing and implementing business strategy; extensive business case writing, strong background in market intelligence research, and proficient in negotiation strategy and tactics

* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, able to clearly and concisely communicate information at multiple levels, adapting easily to change. Capable of effective executive management presentations / communications

* Advanced key procurement skills: Development / management of category strategies; RFP / RFI development, contract negotiations, strategic sourcing, management of supplier relationship lifecycle, understanding of risk mitigation principles, and understanding of various cost evaluation methods (TCO, ROI, Payback Period, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications

* At least 18 years of age.• Legally authorized to work in the United States.• High School Diploma or GED.• Pre-employment background screen.

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