What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be creating sourcing strategies that get us the materials and services we need, at the right price and quality. Once the sourcing plan is developed and implemented, you’ll monitor your internal customers and the external market for changes that create new savings opportunities. Our purchasing power combined with your skills and expertise will help us maintain our market-leading position. Come play an important role in driving continuous cost savings and revenue generation.

  • Leading global cross functional teams in the development, communication, and approval of sourcing strategies.
  • Guiding internal business partners through the supplier selection and acquisition process.
  • Negotiating, contracting, and managing supplier relationships to meet global organizational needs.
  • Monitoring internal customers and supply markets to identify savings, value streams, innovation opportunities, and changes that may impact the sourcing strategy.
  • Having year-on-year financial accountability for category performance by tracking price movements.

What we’re looking for...

You like to work on lots of different projects at the same time and can handle them all with your expert project management skills. You’re no stranger to tight timelines or working with many different stakeholders. Working with all different kinds of people, you know how to flex your style to each person and situation. You build rapport with others easily—external suppliers see you as an authentic partner and internal clients see you as a trusted advisor. Understanding the delicate balance between cost, efficiency, and quality, you understand that the optimal solution creates the best outcome for all parties.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Procurement or supply chain experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience.
  • Experience with SAP.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.