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Sourcing Manager / Category Manager | Mobilitie  | Chicago IL 60827 USA |
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SOURCING MANAGER
Chicago, IL

Mobilitie is the largest privately held wireless infrastructure company in the United States. Connectivity is a vital component of daily life, and Mobilitie works with wireless carriers and venues to ensure our customers are better connected. Mobilitie is a leader in the wireless industry, and has been rated one of the largest and fastest growing private companies by the Orange County Business Journal. Mobilitie owns and operates cell towers, DAS, small cell, fiber networks, and Wi-Fi systems and advises carriers on network operations, performance and improvement opportunities. As a global provider of complete wireless solutions, we design, build and operate networks and infrastructure to deliver optimal coverage in the most demanding and challenging of environments.

Rated as one of the Top 100 Technology Providers by Broadband Communities, Mobilitie is on the forefront of mobile technology and growing rapidly. At Mobilitie you will have the opportunity for a rewarding career in telecommunications, focusing on solutions that deliver the coverage needed in today’s world and that anticipate the needs of tomorrow. We are currently seeking highly motivated and dynamic individuals to join the Mobilitie team and the largest network deployment initiative in the US.

Mobilitie Management, LLC is currently seeking a Sourcing Manger to join our team in Chicago, IL. Mobilitie is the largest privately held wireless infrastructure company in the United States. Mobilitie owns and operates cell towers, DAS, small cell, fiber networks, and Wi-Fi systems and advises carriers on network operations, performance and improvement opportunities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the sourcing process for multiple spend categories and conducting category spend analyses
  • Development of bid packages and administers RFI, RFQ, RFP using E-Sourcing tool
  • Conduct negotiations including pricing and service level guarantees and terms with suppliers
  • Assist with developing supplier performance criteria
  • Understands supplier markets and anticipates changes in market conditions, reliability of supply and supply economics. Sources materials, equipment, supplies, and commodity products
  • Performs analysis of purchasing needs, including analysis of costs and performance. Forecasts supply requirements, issues periodic reports on trends, and negotiates pricing, discounts, and contracts
  • Build and create business cases / value propositions for identified sourcing opportunities
  • Communicate and present sourcing opportunities to influence and build internal support among clients and stakeholders
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, internal clients and key stakeholders
  • Negotiate mutually beneficial high value purchasing agreements with key suppliers
  • Communicate and present sourcing opportunities to influence and build internal support among clients and stakeholders
  • Maintain telecommunications industry and professional sourcing & supply knowledge and stay up-to-date on industry trends

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited university
  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of sourcing or procurement experience
  • CPSM, PMP or Six Sigma certification is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of entire supply chain, category management, strategic sourcing, negotiations and contracting concepts
  • Knowledge of and experience with ERP systems, particularly SAP, Contract Management and E-Sourcing Systems
  • Excellent organization, communication, and research skills with the ability to succinctly express and present ideas
  • Strong understanding of the wireless marketplace and infrastructure
  • Strong account relationship skills, creative, driven & self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and with a team
  • Skilled negotiator including the ability to take direction or resolve issues independently
  • Travel required

Mobilitie offers an attractive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and fast paced organization. If you are interested in working in the exciting and growing world of telecommunications real estate, please submit an application at Mobilitie’s Careers page!

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Mobilitie is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Visit our website at www.mobilitie.com!

Categories: Engineers / Technicians

City

 State

 Postal
 Code

 Country

Chicago

 IL

 60827

 USA
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Email: Confidential
Job Code: Sourcing Manager / Category Manager
 



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