Verizon Category Sourcing Expert in Dublin, Ireland
What you’ll be doing...
Reporting to the Senior Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for leading global cross functional teams in the development, communication and approval of sourcing strategies.
Assist in development and creation of Category Strategy for IT Services Category - Application development & Integration.
Sourcing Strategy - Source requirements from 3rd Party Services suppliers.
Project Manage Sourcing Process - stakeholder management, establish requirments, RFx, contract negotiation, supplier selection, approvals & savings.
Lead global cross functional teams through the sourcing process.
Ensuring that sourcing strategy’s result in and generate roadmaps of savings and value streams, and where appropriate, innovation opportunities.
Ensuring that agreements reflect Verizon’s needs globally.
Market Intelligence - Monitoring of internal customers and supply markets for changes that may impact the sourcing strategy.
Executing supplier relationship management activities for key assigned suppliers within the assigned category’s, with oversight regarding supplier relationship management.
What we’re looking for...
You will need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
Strong negotiation skills and cost management practices
Even better if you have:
Strategic sourcing experience.
Written and verbal communication and problem solving skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced matrixed global environment.
Project Management in complex multi-project and multi-geography environment.
Proficiency with SAP, Microsoft & Google Suite applications
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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