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Subcontractor Specialist (Telecom)

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Subcontractor Specialist (Telecom)
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Job Title: Subcontractor Specialist                   
Operating Unit: Congruex Network Services
Department:   Program Management Office    
Reports To: VP of Program Management
Employment Status: Full-time, exempt (salaried)
Primary Location: Remote
Compensation: $70-$90K
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.
Company Profile:
Congruex was formed in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.
Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Congruex to deliver turn-key digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.
We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.
Why Work At Congruex
We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services.
We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.
The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
  • GRIT: Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce. 
    • Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
    • Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
    • Innovation - innovating every day
    • Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex 
  • Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
  • Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
  • Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.
Job Summary:
The Subcontractor Specialist is responsible for the sourcing, bidding and on-boarding of vendors, and interacting with sub-contractors for the company. Responsible for coordinating the RFP, RFQ & RFI processes with selected vendors. Will work cross-functionally with PMO and Project Controls to ensure proper flow of data. 
Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Build vendor relationships to secure the best prices on services
  • Manage the relationship cycle with vendors
  • Actively partner with internal teams and stakeholders to develop and execute negotiation strategies that include optimal targets for pricing, service, and quality
  • Purchase services that meet the quantity and quality expectations of the organization
  • Lead improvement for on time/quality performance, settle vendor disputes, and build alliances and relationships with strategic vendors
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts with vendors
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and new products
  • Compare available services with industry trends to determine appropriate pricing
  • Liaise with suppliers and project managers regarding updates
  • Create purchase orders and tally these with supply requests and orders
  • Work closely with the projects team to understand details of procurement requirements
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge of the telecommunications industry and market conditions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport building
  • Flexible to work hours as demanded by projects (evening, weekend, and/or overtime hours)
  • Ability to plan, delegate and evaluate progress toward goals
  • Experience managing supplier relationships for an assigned set of products and/or services including regular supplier performance reviews and discussions
  • Process management and documentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; self-motivated
  • Ability to process large amounts of often complex data, detail oriented
  • Able to navigate a fast-paced environment with working with remote teams
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to travel to meet vendors and suppliers as necessary
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft office experience, intermediate in Excel
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, logistics, supply management, or related field preferred
  • Strong telecommunications industry knowledge
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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