Manager, Cost Strategy

| Greater Denver Area
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Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

The Manager, Cost Strategy will function as the leader of Zayo’s off-net quoting organization. This position will be responsible for executing the vision for quoting strategies and fostering a strong support culture within the quoting analyst team. This position will enhance organizational performance through the effective management of core sourcing and cost of access activities and will collaborate cross functionally to successfully translate core business strategy into off-net strategy. The Manager, Cost Strategy will play a key role in Zayo’s overall transformation. This will include leveraging existing Zayo talent and new technologies to drive world-class speed to market on Type II sourcing.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the quoting organization to improve productivity, optimize resources, and support the execution of Zayo’s off-net business strategy

  • Drive change and ensure adherence to new quoting best practices throughout Zayo

  • Build Strategic Plans for management of all quoting activities

    • Define overall strategic direction for sourcing and cost of access

    • Establish targets for lead times, service levels, and volume management approach

    • Engage in quoting activity when required for direct quoting support, escalations, and guiding quoting approach

  • Develop and optimize internal team talent and properly load balance headcount to quote volumes

  • Oversee support analytics to support strategic decisions and coordinate initiatives

  • Engage in quoting tasks to balance team volumes - help fulfill requests for quotes as needed

  • Enable the integration of best practices across Zayo

  • Build and manage Zayo’s quoting talent pipeline

  • Lead in the support for procuring dark fiber, wavelengths, ethernet and data center services for our world-class infrastructure portfolio

  • Integrate the organization strategy for partnerships and vendor relationships into quoting processes

  • Own records documentation on processes and analytics for the full scope of the quoting function

  • Develop market and competitive expertise across the team

  • Engage in commercial negotiations and contract database management

  • Participate in vendor performance assessments - own the assessment of pre-sales quoting performance

  • Contribute to optimization and cost mitigation efforts to reduce costs in the business

  • Produce excellent data to formulate decisions and manage performance; the individual must incorporate data management and systems expertise into their day-to-day

  • Contribute to global shared documentation and intelligence gathering

  • Provides ad hoc support to solve complex problems

  • Monthly and quarterly operating reviews with management

  • Other financial and operational analysis and duties as needed

  • Requires being a liaison for quoting escalations both internally and externally

 

 

Qualifications

  • 5 years minimum of relevant industry experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain management and vendor relationship management

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Finance or related field

  • Certifications in disciplines such as procurement, contract review and management or Operational Planning preferred

  • Leadership experience preferred

  • Line experience and training with a major firm with a sourcing practice preferred

  • Strong track record of developing and implementing a strategic plan resulting in significant operational benefits for the organization.

  • Innovative track record of driving operational improvements (design and build) to achieve business growth and improve productivity

  • Specific experience and thought leadership in maximizing productivity through the use of innovative and progressive strategic sourcing methods

  • Experience working collaboratively with leadership of a matrixed, global organization.

  • Proven results in managing and developing talent

  • Prefer experience in Telecom or Tech procurement

  • Excellent project management skills to manage project development and execution across multiple service providers and site locations

  • Motivated, high-energy and self-starter business mindset; proven change agent with excellent facilitation and problem-solving skills

  • Cross-functional teams experience and capabilities

  • Strong interpersonal and vendor management skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Base Salary Range-$75,200-$94,000

Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Sales Incentive Plan - Full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Please note, in accordance with Zayo's commitment to providing and maintaining a workplace free of recognized hazards, all U.S. and Canadian employees and any employee, vendor, customer, or visitor who enters a Zayo office or facility in the U.S. and Canada must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of such vaccination. If you are hired by Zayo, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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Location

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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