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CenturyLink Contract Manager in POZNAN, Poland

About CenturyLink

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.

Job Summary

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.

Job Description

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

Qualifications

  • 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

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for people with disabilities. If there is anything we can do to help you, please let us know

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation or any other status protected by local or national law. We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. We participate in the A-Check Pre-employment Screening Program or the Electronic Employment Verification Program, depending on location.

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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