What you’ll be doing...

Responsibilities:

The position will be responsible for leading expansion of Vendor Managed, Consigned or Co-Located programs that cover spend of over eight billion dollarannually.

Supplier Program Development

  • Design, implement and manage strategic supplier programs focused on simplifying processes and reducing inventory carrying costs for Hardware and Software.
  • Lead efforts to ensure commercial agreements are completed to support strategic programs.
  • Partner with Network and Sourcing to develop SOWs for Supply Chain and installation services.
  • Develop project cost modeling and business case inputs.
  • Benchmark existing BAU service deliverables against new program service deliverables.
  • Program manage the VMI lever of Network Transformation objective and responsible for implementation of 2018-2020 plans.

Supplier Management

  • Build and manage relationships with our key material and services suppliers to further strategic initiatives.
  • Develop key strategic supplier performance management KPIs to ensure suppliers meet or exceed their deliverables to the Network organization.
  • Ensure supplier operational readiness for program launch and expansion.

Communication and Engagement

  • Collaborate and drive internal process standardization.
  • Lead and influence cross-functional teams in the design and implementation of transformative programs.
  • Lead communication and change management activities associated with new programs.
  • Proactively engage stakeholders to ensure current and future needs are met and maintain a working knowledge of supply chain, systems, material and install suppliers and best practices.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

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

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or in a relevant field.
  • Transformational discipline, communication effectiveness and exceptional program management skill sets.
  • End-to-end Supply Chain experience with demonstrated ability to manage inventory improvement initiatives with a focus on turnkey services.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively with multiple clients and projects, tight deadlines and take actions using
  • Self-directed management skills.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, Supply Chain Planning Systems, PeopleSoft, CATS (Fulcrum), COFFEE, Tableau.
  • Attention to detail, data accuracy and quality of output.
  • Ability to apply data analytic techniques to pinpoint opportunities and design and implement strategic initiatives.
  • Experience with contracts and sourcing agreements.
  • Network programs experience (Core, Access, Transport) and vast knowledge of Network processes and best practices.

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.

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