Goodman Networks, Inc. VP Contracts in Frisco, Texas
Goodman Networks offers a complete family of solutions to wireless carriers, OEMs, backhaul service providers, and enterprise customers. Additionally, our Field Services division is a valued partner of DIRECTV delivering high quality service installations, maintenance, and upgrades for residential and commercial customers. Solutions and services offered by Goodman Networks help these entities implement new technologies faster, enhance network performance, and improve business results.
Vice President of Contracts
The primary responsibilities include overseeing the negotiating, structuring, and management of contractual documents that establish business relationships with vendors, customers and/or partners. This person must ensure the sourcing and selection of qualified subcontractors to meet company objectives (service, cost and quality), development and compliance oversight of subcontract policies and procedures and overall vendor relationship management. In addition, this person works across the organization to develop response-focused, technically accurate content in support of Customer RFPs and RFIs.
The position provides sound leadership, direction, planning, administration, oversight, and implementation of the policies, procedures, and objectives in accordance with the objectives and values of GNET.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Directs the activities of a group of seasoned Subcontract Managers and coordinators to drive appropriate sourcing, qualification, terms and conditions and pricing.
Directs all activities associated with the life cycle management of the contract including price adjustment, financial, operation and legal issue resolution and vendor policy and contract compliance.
Direction to Subcontract Managers as well as Operations leadership in areas of contract compliance, vendor availability, terms, conditions and issue resolution.
Establishes vision and strategy for the subcontract program that integrates and aligns with GNET’s overall business and strategy
Establishes, maintains, and monitors subcontractor agreements to ensure ongoing support of program cost and schedule requirements
Develops subcontract specifications and Statements of Work as needed
Serves as a key interfaces to Senior Management of vendor companies as well as ongoing interface with Operations leadership at the VP level regarding vendor performance and cost management
Works closely with the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel with regard to legal matters
Proposes and/or endorses final price and subcontract terms
Coordinates the Vendor and Supplier Onboarding Plan
Establishes and generates contract and subcontract metrics and conduct Vendor Scorecard Reviews
Defines Supplier Improvement opportunities
Control costs of subcontracting through oversight
Contributes to cash flow optimization through development and maintenance of effective subcontract payment terms
Reviews and determines appropriateness of vendor insurance and other required certificates and licenses
Communicates program policies, decisions and recommendations
Provide Customer Contract support for all phases of the Contract lifecycle to include direct vendor/service provider interaction, internal coordination, vendor/service provider negotiations, Contract execution and contracting activity measurement.
Oversees Contract file management/documentation and coordination
Serves as the of the Risk Assessment Committee Lead
Oversees all Proposals and as serves as customer facing Technical Sales lead
Development of solutions and recommendations regarding contractual issues and administration of final vendor/service provider Contract documents
Oversees the management all business Licensing activities
Supervises Contracts and Licensing personnel in execution of their duties
Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations
Goodman Networks considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Organization Relationships This position requires exceptionally strong collaboration and interaction with geographically dispersed Operations teams as well as back office functions such as Supply Chain and Business Operations. The incumbent also works closely with Business Development and Sales to ensure ongoing alignment with the company’s objectives and priorities for new business. The role will interface with all levels within the company including the Executive team and legal counsel. * Minimum of 15 years’ experience in Contracts/Subcontracts Administration and Telecommunications related experience
Typically requires a minimum of 10 years of management experience
Requires in depth knowledge of procurement practices, contracting and vendor management.
Must be able to drive subcontractor negotiations to support overall business objectives in terms of service, cost and quality.
Exceptional ability to communicate orally and in writing
Familiarity with MS D365 and/or the CLM contract management system a plus
Ability to create reports and deliver presentations to the Executive team as needed in Power BI. Advanced MS Teams, Word, Excel and PowerPoint knowledge a must
Strong leadership skills – ability to achieve results through others and provide ongoing support of the Contracts and Subcontracts organization
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field
Masters or Advanced Degree highly desired
Certificates, Licenses, Registration and Requirements:
- CPCM, CFCM, CPIM / CPM or Project Management Certification a plus.
Job: *Business Operations
Title: VP Contracts
Requisition ID: 18000319