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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Company: DISH
Location: Englewood
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company Summary

DISH, an EchoStar Company, has been reimagining the future of connectivity for more than 40 years. Our business reach spans satellite television service, live-streaming and on-demand programming smart home installation services, mobile plans and products, and now we are building America's First Smart Network---.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

Department Summary

Our investment in the future needs those with an eye on the bottom line, and our Financial organization plays a vital role in supporting our game-changing ideas with creative solutions to complex problems. Team members have the unique opportunity to explore diverse business lines, gaining hands-on experience in various facets of finance, including accounting, audit and supply chain management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

This role will be onsite in Englewood, CO

DISH is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our team as a Strategic Sourcing Manager. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Strategic Sourcing, this key role involves leading and supporting DISH's sourcing activities. As the Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of sourcing strategies across multiple categories, contributing to the overall success and efficiency of our organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Review historical spending and purchases and develop category strategies in conjunction with the business units and Strategic Sourcing leadership
Identify process improvement opportunities in both the sourcing processes and the business interactions with suppliers
Build and execute negotiation strategies and develop award recommendations to business stakeholders
Help identify continuous improvement opportunities as well as mitigating and escalating issues
Understand supplier contracts currently in place and support internal stakeholders in retrieving relevant contact details
Advise Requestors within the Business Units on whether to leverage existing contracts or initiate a new sourcing request to identify supplier(s)
Develop sourcing strategies in collaboration with Business Units
Structure and manage sourcing events; develop RFx requirements and management of RFx documents/processes
Develop qualitative and quantitative evaluation criteria and facilitate evaluation of supplier proposals and shortlisting of RFx participants
Develop negotiation strategies and lead supplier negotiations
Draft contract language and work with business units to define requirements and reflect them in contract language
Identify, analyze, & mitigate contractual risk
Provide support in vendor relationship management, escalation, and dispute resolution when needed

Skills, Experience and Requirements

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college
6-10 years of relevant management experience in the area of strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, and business analysis

Skills and Qualifications:

Demonstrated results and value realization from sourcing activities
Procurement and/or Supply Chain related professional certification preferred
Results-oriented mentality with a focus on efficiency, accuracy, and quality

Salary Ranges

Compensation: $75,600.00/Year - $108,000.00/Year

We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits.

The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.

This will be posted for a minimum of 3 days or until the position is filled.

Keywords: DISH, Denver , Strategic Sourcing Manager, Executive , Englewood, Colorado

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