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Supplier Manager

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Verizon Communications Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 4 months ago

What you'll be doing...

Your role as the Supplier Manager is to ensure that selected suppliers deliver a seamless, high quality services to Verizon, and Verizon's customers, ensuring agreed deliverables, milestones and Service Levels are met within scope and agreed timelines. Your work will focus on aligning our services with the business goals of your clients and drive win-win opportunities for all parties. You will play a pivotal role in driving the satisfaction and retention of your clients.

As part of a fast-paced, results-oriented team, you will also collaborate with other functional teams. You will work or interface with different expertise like; Procurement, Finance, Projects Office and Account Management to ensure that Suppliers meet Verizon and customer expectations, contractual commitments and cost targets.

  • Supplier Engagement.

  • Supplier Relationship Management.

  • Supplier Financial Management.

  • Supplier Reporting.

  • Supplier Contract Management.

  • Supplier Optimization.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Five or more years of relevant experience.

  • Background in Supplier Management.

  • Program Management reporting experience.

  • Worked in the telecommunications industry.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent abilities in coordinating multiple projects across multiple organizations.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, working across multiple levels of management (internal, external, vendor).

  • Used understanding of client needs to drive development of solutions that are aligned with customers' emerging business needs.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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Supplier Manager

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Verizon Communications