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Professional-Technology Vendor Management

Call Center Job ID: 2159688 Dallas, Texas Apply Now

At DIRECTV our amazing people, combined with a culture that thrives on collaboration and creativity, are the foundation that create a great place to work. We empower our people to push the limits of what’s possible, driving groundbreaking innovation each and every day. We’re redefining the future of entertainment and we’re ready for you to play a big part in that future too.

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Overall Purpose: This career step requires intermediate level experience. Responsible for Vendor Management and Sourcing technical products and services in technical organizations such as IT, Network, or CTO. Must have a strong technical background and knowledge of the organization (technology, processes, procedures, tools, applications, systems, etc.) and technical providers (such as technology companies, service providers, contractor suppliers, outsourcing and offshoring, etc.) coupled with a strong business background in vendor management, contract management, governance, compliance, service level management, security, financial management, project management, asset management, etc.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Vendor and Contract Management includes gathering technical requirements, identifying and analyzing sourcing vendors and options, providing financial analysis and recommendations for vendor selection, supporting contract negotiations as a liaison with Supply Chain, Asset Lifecycle Management, and Legal, oversee contract governance and service level management, quality assurance, audit and compliance management with vendors, productivity management of vendor performance, etc. Provides support in the area of strategic roadmap review from an internal technology aspect coupled with Vendor Technology Roadmaps, reviewing best practice, understanding current and future trends in technology (hardware, software, licensing, sourcing, etc.), and formulating strategies to rationalize vendors and products in order to focus investment towards strategic solutions. Manage overall security compliance and procedures between the company and vendors for security standards, including physical, network and data security. Responsible for vendor financial management including preparation/evaluation of RFPs (Request for Proposal), business case management, research, analysis, contract level financial analysis, benchmarking, compliance, service level financial penalties, authorization and process monthly payments/accruals, and ongoing financial analysis of cost vs. benefit of contracts. Also responsible for vendor access management, connectivity, on-boarding, off-boarding, service escalations, business continuity, disaster recovery, offshore eligibility, transition management analysis and support, executive coordination and communications, data management and analysis, reporting and metrics, etc.

Job Contribution: Intermediate level technical professional. Subject matter technical knowledge within a discipline and sound understanding of DIRECTV technologies.

Education: Bachelors of Science preferred.

Experience: Typically requires 3-5 years experience. Vendor Management, Project Management

Supervisory: No.

Up to 75% Travel is required

Our Professional-Technology Vendor Management’s earn between $70,100-$140,200. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

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Job Posting: Jan 14, 2022, 9:28:44 AM
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager
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