Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dublin


What you’ll be doing...
Verizon’s Supply Chain organisation is building a best-in-class, Global Strategic Sourcing Centre of Excellence based in Dublin. We wish 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 our Network Category Sourcing Manager, you will be part of a team that will control and manage one of the largest annual technology spends in the world. Is this the challenge you are looking for?

Assist in supporting Verizon's cost savings and revenue generation business goals through the sourcing process for Network spend category areas.
Develop Category Strategies by conducting Market Intelligence, Spend Analytics, and Evaluation of business requirements.
Lead contract negotiations with Suppliers, particularly in new technologies.
Development of strategic sourcing RFP’s and Lead Cross Functional Team evaluations of Supplier responses
Managing multiple time-sensitive projects.
Stay current with industry trends for your specific Network category and become a trusted advisor to your business partner.
Maximize Verizon's purchasing power to achieve a lower cost while mitigating risk.
Present new products, technologies and services from existing or new suppliers to clients.
Perform Total Cost of Ownership on all initiatives.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience in sourcing.
Even better if you have:
Master’s degree in Business or a Technical field.
Experience in sourcing in the technology areas such as Network Equipment and Infrastructure, Software Licensing, Virtualisation.
Capability to be self-motivated /self-starter with ability to work independently.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to apply critical thinking skills and work independently to manage priorities.
Strong interpersonal and client service skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite applications (including PowerPoint, Excel and Word).
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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