CenturyLink Contract Manager in POZNAN, Poland
CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.
The Contract Manager is responsible for the Management of Co-location, Power and Dark Fibre acquisition, acting as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and primary point of contact. They are Responsible for vendor quotes and negotiating the most economical outcome for the business; coordinating order placement and any escalation management required to support implementation teams. This will include the management of augments and cancellations.
Supporting senior Contract Managers with assigned vendors to manage inventory, provide cost assurance and maintain all relevant documentation associated to vendor management within the business. They are responsible for the data integrity of the Inventory Systems, the reconciliation of contracts with Invoicing and Vendor performance metrics.
In relation to 3rd Party Colocation space and power, Dark Fibre, Rights of Way / Wayleaves, Cross Connects and all Fixed Shared Infrastructure, responsible for:
Quote & Order Placement
Vendor Relationship and Performance Management
Inventory Management & Cost assurance maintaining the highest levels of data integrity
Identification and support of optimisation opportunities for cost savings
Documentation and repository of Vendor contracts and processes to support implementation, delivery, assurance and finance teams
Admin actions associated w/ MACD (Contract, Inventory, Accrual, Billing/Dispute support) and vendor portal requirements
Experience in Managing Telecom Vendor Relationships with Performance & Commercial focus – Quote, Order, Contract, SLAs and execution thereof
Commercial background - Demonstrable track record in managing contracts and commercial arrangements with suppliers, negotiating contracts and costs
Project Management skills to engage Stakeholders and drive and support Projects and processes for efficiency
Attention to detail and high levels of data accuracy
Goal oriented to get things done, accelerate change focusing on the customer first and operational excellence
Alternate Location: PL-Poznan-Poznan
Requisition #: 219726
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