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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s Supply Chain organization is building a best-in-class, Global Strategic Sourcing Centre of Excellence based in Dublin.
We want to attract the brightest and biggest-thinking minds in the international strategic sourcing industry to create, build and run a team that sets the benchmark across the globe, whilst driving outstanding shareholder value for Verizon. As a Senior Category Sourcing Manager for Mobile Core Networks, you will be part of a team that will control and manage one of the largest annual technology spends in the world.
You will be responsible for delivering the company’s end to end sourcing projects within the Mobile Core Network Category. This will include sourcing and contracting for new software and services for Verizon’s Mobile Core Network to time, quality and cost objectives and proactively identifying and delivering tangible cost savings to the installed network year on year for recurring spend.

  • Forge and develop the strong collaborative relationships with business partners in network planning and engineering.
  • Lead multiple concurrent sourcing projects, (including tenders, sole supplier negotiations, auctions etc.) delivering to time quality and cost objectives (including reporting thereon).
  • Lead the contract negotiation and execution process efficiently with cross functional teams.
  • Advocate for Verizon in day to day management of supply relationships, solving problems and resolving disputes for the long term good of the company.
  • Contribute to the Sourcing team performance beyond their immediate area of responsibility
  • Stay ahead of the industry developments and identify and implement initiatives to reduce the cost of deploying and operating technology solutions to ensure Verizon’s continued success.

What we’re looking for...

You are well grounded in ICT and demonstrate an excellent track record in sourcing high value, complex cross functional technology projects. Very strong ICT professionals with demonstrable achievements in the financial side of building networks will also be considered.
You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, or relevant work experience.
  • Strong experience in Strategic Sourcing, in the technology /ICT industry.
  • Strong experience in sourcing software and negotiating software contracts.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Ability to solve complex problems and exert influencing skills in a complex fast moving environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills.
  • Project management in complex multi-project environment.

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