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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.

What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, you can work for a company that tackles the world’s toughest challenges. We’re creating solutions that help businesses optimize their operations, families connect from anywhere, and whole communities leave smaller, greener footprints. It takes vision. It takes focus. That’s why we’re bringing together the brightest minds and latest technologies – to push boundaries, drive real change, and create a brighter future for all. This is the kind of work we do. And you can be part of it.

Sourcing is responsible for the development and execution of sourcing strategies to leverage relationships across the enterprise to achieve best total value. Category management strategies and execution, supplier relationship management, negotiation, risk management and supply base performance management. You will be a dynamic professional with a transformational approach to Sourcing, with the knowledge, skills, abilities and experience to design and execute strategies in a global environment.
Reporting to the IT Category Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for leading global cross functional teams in the development, communication and approval of sourcing strategies.

  • Ensuring that category strategy’s result in and generate roadmaps of savings and value streams, and where appropriate, innovation opportunities.
  • Monitoring of internal customers and supply markets for changes that may impact the sourcing strategy.
  • Negotiating IT Master agreements (Licenses agreements, SaaS services, professional/consulting services and Service level agreements) with support from internal Legal teams.
  • Leading global cross functional teams through the supplier selection process and for the approval of selected suppliers by stakeholders.
  • Negotiating and finalising of all contractual documentation.
  • Planning and contracting with suppliers, ensuring that agreements reflect Verizon’s needs globally.
  • Executing supplier relationship management activities for key assigned suppliers within the assigned categories, with oversight regarding supplier relationship management.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Sourcing.

Even better if you have:

  • CIPS/IIPMM qualifications.
  • Strong negotiation skills and cost management practices.
  • Written and verbal communication and problem solving skills.
  • IT Sourcing and contract negotiation experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced matrixed global environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills. Costumer focused, self-motivated and able to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Project Management in complex multi-project and multi-geography environment.
  • Experience with SAP, Microsoft & Google Suite applications.

At Verizon we believe in embracing the diversity of our global workforce - our employees have different interests, experiences and commitments. We recognise the need to offer flexible and alternative working solutions to enable our people to reach their potential and strike the right balance between personal and work life.

Our innovative technology and communication solutions connect us on a global scale, enabling collaborative working. If you are interested in discussing flexible hours, mobility and alternative working solutions, talk to us; we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

Our business is fueled by our passion for delivering unprecedented results for customers in over 52 countries. Throughout the world, we’re helping to create a better future – transforming how doctors battle cancer, rescue workers save lives, and people, businesses and communities interact with one another. If you have the drive, talent, energy and commitment to join over 180,000 like-minded people who are unlocking this positive potential of technology, we’ll support you every step of the way. Whether that’s through competitive compensation, award-winning training, or benefits so comprehensive we call them Total Rewards.

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