Commercial Sourcing Manager – Network Hardware

Commercial Sourcing Manager – Network Hardware

Infotech Sourcing
– Menlo Park, CA

Job Title: Commercial Sourcing Manager – Network HardwareLocation: Menlo Park, CADuration: 2+ years W2 contract with possible extension/ conversionDuties:Manages a portfolio of suppliers globally, in the Optical Transport Equipment and IP space, inclusive of Sub C, Terrestrial and Metro transport gears Identifies suppliers, negotiates commercial terms, and works with the legal to negotiate and execute suppliers contracts Develops supply strategies, including joint build efforts with partner organizations with similar connectivity needs Manages performance of the contracts, tracking and ensuring compliance of suppliers with the contract T&Cs Renegotiates contract terms as needed Conducts score card reviews with key suppliers for continuous performance improvements Keeps abreast of the telecom/backbone/Optical Industry market technological and commercial developments Keeps track of price trends in the market to ensure best in class commercial terms for Facebook Works closely with cross-functional teams to develop network requirement and subsequent sourcing strategies Works closely with demand planning, to develop budgets, forecasts and long-range risk mitigation plans Works closely with accounting and accounts payable for accurate processing of supplier invoices and compliance with accounting guidelines Participate in streamlining procurement processes through automation Willing to travel Work across multiple time zonesSkills: BA/BS or equivalent in technical or business related field with 10+ years of experience 7+ years of Sourcing Management or Carrier Relations experience on network related products and services Business and technical knowledge of networking, particularly in transport technologiesExperience preparing and presenting quantitative and qualitative comparative analysis of industry trends and sourcing recommendations in Backbone Edge TechnologiesCross-functional leadership, organizational coordination and multi-tasking experienceCommunication and interpersonal experience, including relationship building and collaboration within a cross-functional team and with external partnersEducation: BA/BS or equivalent in technical or business related field with 10+ years of experience.Required Skills: BACKBONE CONTRACTS NETWORKING PROCUREMENT RELATIONSHIP BUILDING Additional Skills: ENGINEER FORECASTS INVOICES MITIGATION OPTICAL QUANTITATIVE TELECOM TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Posted On: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Compensation: $88 per hour

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