NCTC is looking to dramatically grow an existing line of business focused on the procurement of capital and operating expense items used by NCTC members to assist them with better economic terms for those items while supporting them with improved business decision making capabilities. As a result, NCTC seeks to add to their team an innovative and resourceful procurement leader with a track record of delivering superior results by implementing strategic procurement, sourcing, contracting, logistics, business development and relationship management programs that optimize the value that we provide to our members.
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Scope of Responsibilities:
The Senior Director of Procurement is responsible for running a line of business to serve NCTC members while creating value for supplier/partners with greater efficiency and sales reach.
Identifying procurement priorities of members and building trusted relationships with members
Developing key supplier relationships
Negotiating master agreements
Optimizing order management processes and related technology
Identifying and recommending a new Hosted Solution to replace the existing webstore technology as it relates to group purchasing; encapsulates an efficient ordering system coupled with timely status updates, pricing updates and return processing
Tracking and reporting Key Performance Metrics for all aspects of the supply chain and supplier performance, including recommended actions for improvement
Manage the portfolio of supplier contracts to ensure contracts are completed, renewed or rebid on time
Develop and monitor key metrics, including but not limited to supply chain efficiencies, supplier performance, total cost of ownership; that measure performance against strategic initiatives, operational and financial budgets, and supports solid business decisions
Actively engage with industry experts to ensure leading edge technology is incorporated, as appropriate, into the supply chain
Develop and implement decision support cost modeling and focus on total cost of ownership, performance in collaboration with suppliers and members
Develop educational resources for members needed to assess various technologies and solutions represented by partners including help in staying current with industry trends
Manage business process outsourcing activities
Collaborate with marketing, IT, Accounting, Operations, Business and Legal Affairs, and operations to accomplish the goals while executing within NCTC polices and values
All other duties as assigned
5 years of senior level /procurement/ supply chain management experience; cable, broadband, technology experience strongly preferred
Bachelor’s Degree Business required, Master’s degree preferred. Engineering, finance experience a plus
Keen understanding of and experience negotiating technology and hardware procurement contracts required. Experience in cable, broadband, technology preferred
Strong leadership, communications skills
Keen understanding of formal procurement sourcing methods and management through use of competitive solicitations (RFPs) required
Established relationships with industry suppliers and/or members
Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Power Point
Travel between 30% and 40%
Denver or Kansas City based
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc.
The National Cable Television Co-Operative (NCTC) represents more than 750 independent cable television and broadband operators (serving over 8 million consumers) across the United States. We help our member companies grow strong and competitive businesses by providing access to advanced technology, equipment and video content choices. NCTC also provides forums for collaboration and education between member companies and partner/suppliers. NCTC leads in an evolving industry so that members can build the future of information and communications.