What's the role :
Procurement management is at the heart of the Liberty Latin America Business strategy, focusing on a total external spend / purchased value of $1.
5B, covering direct and indirect.
The Liberty Latin America Regional Category Specialist leads the sourcing activities for the global categories under his / her responsibility by executing the Tendering & Supplier selection, Contracting & Implementation and Contract & Supplier Relationship Management relevant activities for regional and global suppliers.
Ensures proper contracting for new and updated contracts and proper contract management for suppliers’ contracts and ensures proper supplier commercial relationship management for global and regional suppliers under the scope
What you'll do :
Results Planning & Recognition activities
Spend & Demand Analysis
Commodity analysis activities
Global pricing benchmarking
Definition of negotiation strategies and related alignment with all stakeholders
Sourcing Strategy Development activities (1 year and 3 year plan)
Accountable for Tendering & Supplier selection, Contracting & Implementation and Contract & Supplier Relationship Management activities
Realize Category contribution to the overall savings targets.
Optimize between risk cost flexibility / quality
Enable additional top line growth by shortening lead times, select best quality solution Return on investment
Improve cash flow by vendor financing and payment conditions
Responsible for Contract Management activities
Support the execution of Contracting & Implementation activities
Contract Management : Ensure proper contracting for new contracts and proper contract management for current contracts for the categories under his or her scope.
Supplier Management : manage Supplier Relationship Management activities in order to extract the most value possible from the agreements
Knowledge and Experience :
Academic background (Bachelor) : preferably in business administration or finance / procurement
Relevant experience in Strategic Procurement / Supply Chain / relevant Business
Hands-on experience with the following categories : Consulting Services, People Services, Travel, Supply Chain, Energy, Digital and Call Centers
Relevant experience in an international / multi-country / matrix environment
Demonstrable experience of working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, with a strong focus on customer service and value creation
Preferably experience in relevant technological areas of telecommunications
Good communication and networking skills
Relates effectively to people at all levels of the organization and with the Supply base
Excellent analytical skills, coupled with general business understanding and the ability to proactively identify new opportunities, building organizational commitment to act on these.
Excellent communicator and good (virtual) team builder with strong customer focus. Ability to work independently and take decisions as and when required.
Ability to work independently, in teams and closely with senior management team members.
Strong commercial acumen enabling the creation of compelling, fact based presentations that influence and persuade stakeholders to move and agree to the desired outcome.
Expert stakeholder manager, with the proven ability to establish and maintain effective working partnerships at all levels through taking a collaborative approach with a wide range of groups, including corporate departments and affiliates, vendors, as well as other external parties.
Leads by example in an open, friendly and honest manner, always leading with best practice.
Knows when to push for a solution and how to win people’s commitment
Deliver : Make it happen, put your head down and make decisions. Long term view in combination with short term needs : fine balance between relation and strategy
Having a Global footprint & mindset. Consistently considers issues and ideas using a Global perspective
Who We Are
We are the leading telecommunications company, connecting more than 40 markets in Latin America and the Caribbean with our video, broadband internet, telephony, and mobile services under the consumer brands VTR, Flow, Liberty, Más Móvil, BTC, and Cabletica.
We started small, and now we’re growing. We’re excited about the future as we strive to unlock opportunities in the region.
Why join us
Technology excites us enables us and drives us. We re proud of the services we provide, the markets that we serve, and our people coming together to enhance our customers lives with technology so that they can connect, work, live and play without missing beat.
Throughout Liberty Latin America, our passion and pride are brought to life through our shared vision to bring innovation that will create moments that matter to our customers, delivering growth in our markets with one vision, one culture, and one team.
Liberty Latin America provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, citizenship, disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy / childbirth, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, and / or local laws.