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Senior Sourcing Manager - Technology Contracts

Chicago, IL 60684
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This position is located in Dallas, TX; Atlanta, GA; El Segundo, CA; Chicago, IL or Bedminster, NJ. Relocation assistance is not available.


Working as a Senior Contract Manager, you will manage, negotiate, monitor and source strategic vendor contracts/sub-contracts. You will be responsible for providing interpretation of legal terms and conditions of contractual obligations as well as negotiate contract modifications, follow-up quotations, revisions, and terms and conditions with vendors. In addition, in depth interaction will be required with technical, compliance, and financial subject matter experts to craft optimal transactions and strategies.


This position may be responsible for contributing to AT&T's compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions.


Additional Responsibilities:


+ Review and administer long-term and/or blanket purchase contracts

+ Commercial contract issues, negotiations and/or administration of licensing agreements including renewal, new business, invoicing, credit holds, receivable issues and consolidations

+ Administer contracts in accordance with company and customer policies and procedures, provide interpretation and analysis of contract documents and review and evaluate customer requests for changes in or revisions of contracts that involve technical specifications, cost, or schedule impact on the company

+ Assist in the development of long- and short-term objectives to ensure that programs and efforts are directed toward achieving company goals

+ May initiate corrective action to assure objectives are met and assist in the establishment and administration of unit policies, procedures and systems

+ Participate in the development of goals and budgets for area of responsibility

+ Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors and exercise judgment in selecting methods and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

+ The Senior Contract Manager typically reports into the 3rd Level of Management


**Minimum Required Qualifications:**


+ **Bachelors degree preferred in business administration, a technical discipline, or Procurement**

+ **Seven or more years experience in management of strategic supplier relationships and technology contracts**

+ **Understanding of complex contractual terms and conditions and their current application in the technology industry**

+ **Ability to manage intense workloads with short timeframes**

+ **Strong negotiation skills**

+ **Strong leadership and communication skills**

+ **Structured process orientated approach**


**Additional Desired Qualifications:**


+ **Multidisciplinary education and experience seen as a plus (id est Engineering with law and business experience)**

+ **Graduate degree(s) (MBA, Law, Engineering) preferred**

+ **Previous management consulting experience**

+ **Industry certifications expected (CPM, Six Sigma, etc)**

+ **Demonstratable experience working in an industry standard Sourcing/Procurement/Contract Management platform**

+ **Business, cost management, and quality experience**
We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.
Posted: 2021-07-19 Expires: 2021-10-15
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Chicago, IL 60684

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