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T-Mobile Sr Technology Sourcing Manager in Bellevue, Washington

This is a key role within our growing Networks category in procurement organization. As a Senior Sourcing Manager for Radio Access Network (RAN), you will build and maintain relationships for T-Mobile with RAN Suppliers. Owns and manages commercial terms and contracts with suppliers. You will be responsible for sourcing Products and Services with OEMs or solution vendors in one or multiple domains across Macro cells, Passive RAN Equipment, Small Cells, Enterprise Networks and their evolution that has significant impact to one of the biggest mobile networks in the world. As part of a team, you will be working on key projects including the 5G rollout and maximizing TMUS spectrum assets.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • The role involves developing and maintaining effective relationships with Network Engineering, Sourcing colleagues, Procurement leaders and other business owners to identify opportunities and agree upon category tactics to maximize value. Negotiates multi-million-dollar contracts, evaluating suppliers, defining requirements, and maintaining supplier relations through business meetings and reviews. You also from time to time develop strategy and help senior leadership in negotiating strategic sourcing in this category driving huge savings for the company.

  • Monitor and sharpen industry category knowledge on regular basis and help enforcement of the category strategy and activities relevant to wireless networks. Provide ideas for process improvements and key transformation programs.

  • Develop strong understanding of Supplier landscape in assigned sub-category and conduct detailed market analysis to fully leverage procurement decisions in assigned portfolio Lead RFx and other sourcing activities related to assigned sourcing domain

The experience you’ll bring.

  • 7+ years of experience in Engineering role OR Sourcing in RAN deployment and RF optimization

  • Three years’ experience managing vendors in services and negotiating big contracts

  • Dynamic, Self-directed and comfortable with building and maintaining good working relationship with stakeholders within and external to the organization

  • Good knowledge/experience of radio access hardware, Small Cells and associated software/supporting technologies including evolution

  • Good knowledge/experience of Antennas and passive RAN equipment and deployment

  • Should be highly proficient in MS Excel and tools for creating cost analysis and presentations

  • Develop strong understanding of Supplier landscape in assigned sub-category and conduct detailed market analysis to fully leverage procurement decisions in assigned portfolio

  • Lead RFx and other sourcing activities related to assigned sourcing domain

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology or equivalent experience.

  • Sound and proven negotiation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Business Administration/Engineering is preferred Strong analytical and problem-solving ability

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  • At least 18 years of age

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • T-Mobile requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. The CDC defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. T-Mobile will require proof of vaccination and consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause T-Mobile undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

Position details

Req ID: 180604BR

Department: Engineering

Travel Required: No

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