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**About CenturyLink**

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

**Job Summary**

Manages moderately complex vendor agreements and relationships. Delivers against corporate initiatives related to cost reduction, cost avoidance, and vendor rationalization.

**Job Description**

Assesses vendor capabilities through Requests for Information, site visits, technical discussions, and quality audits in order to ensure that capabilities comply with company requirements.

Facilitates established feedback processes for internal business owners regarding vendor performance.

Negotiates or renegotiates new and existing agreements or statements of work of moderate complexity, including requests for information or requests for proposal. Prepares scope documents, communication plans, and contract awards. Actively partners with legal teams and stakeholders to develop and execute negotiation strategies that include optimal targets for pricing, service, and quality.

Tracks and monitors expense management in order to reduce activity as it relates to contract maintenance and escalation management in alignment with cost saving goals and objectives.

Tracks vendor adherence to contractual terms and conditions. Develops a vendor report card. Conducts periodic reviews of standard vendor contracts.


Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Experience with contracts and negotiations. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.


Bachelors or Equivalent in Business or Liberal Arts

**Alternate Location:** AR-CABA-Buenos Aires

**Requisition #** **:** 218535

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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.