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Spectrum Sr Manager, Software Procurement in Greenwood Village, Colorado

When working through a challenge, are you analytical, thoughtful, and calm? Are you a strong problem solver and decision maker, even in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? If so, you may be a fit for our Senior Manager of Software Procurement position!

Spectrum keeps more than 32 million customers connected across our 41-state footprint by offering state-of-the-art products and services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, mobile, and voice. Our team plays the integral role of making sure the products and services obtained by Spectrum are appropriate and valuable for our business partners.


TheSenior Manager of Software Procurementwill lead cross-functional teams in selecting software and IT suppliers. They will be responsible for drafting, negotiating, and managing complex contracts, as well as maintaining ongoing supplier relationships. The manager will work to reduce costs, minimize risk, and improve business conditions. They will also act as a trusted resource for solving business issues and engage in special projects as needed.


  • Analyzing various software cost models/options and providing recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Developing advanced software sourcing strategies and category plans that span across the business.

  • Leading the negotiation and contract management of large-scale, enterprise-wide volume purchase software agreements without guidance.

  • Demonstrating project management expertise with the ability to carry projects from strategic planning through implementation.

  • Demonstrating subject matter expertise for Software including perpetual, term and subscription agreements, Maintenance and Services, and other IT products.

  • Proactively strategizing with business and technical owners to understand the needs of the organization.

  • Leading cross functional teams to develop meaningful requirements to ensure quality responses from suppliers.

  • Researching and developing adequate sources of supply. Utilizing supply market knowledge to leverage best strategy for Charter. Leading cross functional supplier selection activities through management of formal RFP, RFQ and RFI processes.

  • Evaluating the financial stability of potential suppliers.

  • Performing required business analysis with a strategic focus on total cost of ownership.

  • Continuously seeking out cost savings opportunities and leading efforts to realize the savings.

  • Managing overall supplier performance using Strategic Relationship Management tool set – including, acting as an escalation point in the event of non-performance.

  • Independently developing a strategic category plan based on an understanding of business goals and objectives, the supply market and benchmarking. Effectively documenting, communicating and gaining buy-in across the organization to ensure alignment.

  • Managing and influencing all phases of change management.

  • Working beyond the traditional procurement metrics to achieve operational and technical improvements to the business process.

    As part of the Procurement Department, you will be a driving force behind the strategic sourcing and purchasing of goods and services that power Spectrum. Our expertise in securing the best possible price, quality, and overall value helps to ensure Spectrum’s continued growth and success. Through strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders, we work tirelessly to bring innovation and efficiency to every aspect of our procurement process.


    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 6+ years of procurement contract negotiation and contract management experience

  • 1-3 years of electronic procurement and or contract solutions experience

  • 2 years of direct industry or company experience

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred

    Working Conditions

  • Hybrid Schedule - Three in-office days weekly


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This job posting will remain open until 2024-06-17 06:00 AM (UTC) and will be extended if necessary.

The pay for this position has a salary range of$110,800.00 to $196,400.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

Get to Know UsCharter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum brands, including: Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice, Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach. When you join us, you’re joining a strong community of more than 100,000 individuals working together to serve more than 32 million customers in 41 states and keep them connected to what matters most.Watch this video to learn more. (

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