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T-Mobile USA, Inc. Sr Manager, Technology Sourcing in Bellevue, Washington

Job DescriptionDevelops and implements a synchronized approach for the procurement of technology, domestic and international long distance services, Internet and IP connectivity. This includes developing effective relationships with Network Engineering, Marketing, and EIT as well as Other business owners to identify opportunities and agree upon category tactics to maximize value through effective procurement strategies. Negotiates multi-million dollar complex contracts, evaluating suppliers, defining demand requirements, and maintaining supplier relations through quarterly business reviews. Partners with Government Affairs to influence regulatory policy is critical in maintaining and evolving a competitive telecom services sector that will lower cost and continue to drive value for the TMUS business. Establishes strategic direction, driving operational excellence in the technology voice, voice and IP space. Requires ability to effectively deal with ambiguity and complexity. Is accountable for setting performance direction, delegating, motivating, holding others accountable and coaching and developing others.ResponsibilitiesLeads, coaches and challenges the team of it, telecom and energy procurement professionals to maximize their strengths and provide them opportunities for skill and career advancement. Fosters an environment of continuous learning amongst the Technology procurement team.Directs the procurement team to sustainable strategies for all vendors/categories that include spend analysis, market considerations, and strategic importance, etc. evaluates the current market conditions on a regular basis and makes any necessary changes to support the needs of the TMUS business. Locates, analyzes, and develops a consolidated strategic supplier base to support current and future business needs.Ensures that efficient methods are used (speed to market and cost) are implemented to maximize the value of technology and services.Drives and directs the development and negotiations of complex agreements with suppliers encompassing key program specifications and objectives.Represents single voice of T-Mobile for strategic suppliers/categories internally and externally; participates in innovation sessions and quarterly reviews for strategic suppliers. Fosters collaborative relationships with multiple business owners and strategic suppliers.Also responsible for other Duties/Projects as assigned by business management as needed.QualificationsBachelors Degree inBusiness, Finance, Technology or Engineering.7-10 years of experiencein a technology sourcing, an engineering role or similar role.Experience inProject Management,Team Building,RFP/RFI Development,Contract Negotiation,Communication,Strategic Sourcing andPresentations.Certified Property Manager (CPM) orCertified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferredCritical thinker and a problem solveMinimum Qualifications* At least 18 years of age.* Legally authorized to work in the United States.* High School Diploma or GED.* Pre-employment background screen.Company ProfileT-Mobile U.S. Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America's supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile's customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. For more information please visit:EOE StatementEqual Employment OpportunityWe take equal opportunity seriously-by choice.T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A