Summary:   This entry-level Senior Analyst position is responsible for supporting Verizon's cost savings and revenue generation business goals through the sourcing process for Video products (software, applications, hardware) and services, e.g. FiOS TV, Redbox Instant, Content Distribution Networks (CDN), Over-the-Top (OTT), Wireless video & VDMS (Verizon Digital Media Services) related activities.  This position works closely with Senior Sourcing Process Leaders (SPLs) managing time-sensitive client projects with general guidance of the Verizon Sourcing Manager.

Works with cross functional teams to assist in determining the business and technical requirements and assists in drafting necessary language to translate them into RFXs for distribution to suppliers; partners with the Senior SPLs

Assists SPLs with the strategic sourcing RFP’s and participates in contract negotiation processes and negotiations of business and pricing terms

Assists with the sourcing process in order to drive consensus on critical supplier selection actions

Conducts analysis of supplier proposals and presents to cross functional teams

Participates in determining and analyzing supplier qualifications

Partners with internal clients and SPLs to participate in contract negotiations with incumbent and potential new suppliers

Apply critical thinking skills to propose sound business recommendations

Ability to solve problems to ensure business and financial issues result in sound recommendations

Works with clients to resolve supplier related business issues

Stays current with industry trends, and becomes a Trusted Advisor to our clients

Presents new products, technologies and services from existing or new suppliers to clients


Required Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, or equivalent experience

1 – 2 years of demonstrated academic and/or professional leadership experience
Must be proficient with Microsoft Suite applications (including PowerPoint, Excel and Word)

Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills

Strong issue resolution, negotiation, and project management skills

Experience in Strategic Sourcing and/or Contract Management

Preferred Experience:

Prior Supply Chain internship experience

Interest/experience in the telecom industry

Experience presenting informative and persuasive presentations to a diverse audience

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.