Sr Mgr, Procurement
Greenwood Village , Colorado
November 21, 2017

JOB TITLE: Sr Mgr, Procurement

Independently lead cross functional teams to strategically select products and suppliers ensuring the best possible price, quality, service, and overall terms. Pursues opportunities to reduce costs, minimize risk and improve business conditions. Partners with internal stakeholders to identify and define their requirements. Drafts, negotiates and manages complex contracts. Provides on-going supplier relationship management. Acts as a trusted resource for solving business issues.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Leads the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase agreements without guidance

Demonstrates project management expertise with the ability to carry projects from strategic planning through implementation

Demonstrates subject matter expertise across multiple product categories

Proactively strategizes with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organization

Leads cross functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliers

Researches and develops adequate sources of supply. Utilizes supply market knowledge to leverage best strategy for Charter. Lead cross functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes

Evaluates the financial stability of potential suppliers

Performs required business analysis with a strategic focus on total cost of ownership

Provide fact-based recommendations to executive level management for constructing the best overall strategic buy decisions

Continuously seeks out cost savings opportunities and lead efforts to realize the savings

Manages overall supplier performance using Strategic Relationship Management tool set – including, acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance

Independently develops a strategic category plan based on an understanding of business goals and objectives, the supply market and benchmarking. Effectively documents, communicates and gains buy-in across the organization to ensure alignment

Strong internal stakeholder management skills – capacity to listen, build trusting relationships in all levels of the organization, understand and capture stakeholder’s needs and deliver effective solutions

Proven ability to manage and influence all phases of change management

Comprehensive understanding of the P2P process. Manages stakeholder groups through technology adoption

Works beyond the traditional procurement metrics to achieve operational and technical improvements to the business process

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
In-depth knowledge and understanding of contract terms and conditions
Strong negotiating skills with the ability to adapt and improvise
Ability to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and writing skills
Strong Project management, collaboration and influencing skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization
Ability to think strategically and anticipate future trends, needs and expectations

Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Procurement contract negotiation and contract 5+
management experience
Electronic procurement and or contract solutions experience 1-3
Direct industry or company experience 2

Office Environment

Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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