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Comcast Corporation

Senior Manager, Construction Labor Procurement



Full Time

On Site


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

Comcast is looking for a Senior Manager to join the Enterprise Procurement team to focus on Construction Labor. This role will work closely with key stakeholders and executive management across HQ, Divisions, and Regions. The Construction Labor category includes Outside Plant (OSP) Construction, Design and Engineering (NDEA), and Locating. The Senior Manager will work closely with Division and HQ stakeholders to manage construction labor by ensuring there is a national strategy that supports Division needs. This includes strategic alignment of stakeholders, business partner management and standardized agreements/rate cards negotiation. This role reports to the Senior Director Construction Labor, Enterprise Procurement. Candidates should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, an ability to lead through influence, and considerable experience selling strategy to stakeholders, senior leadership, and partners. Key technical skills for the role include category and supplier management, negotiation skills, and an ability to operate successfully in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing priorities. An understanding of communications technology, construction, and/or services procurement is beneficial, but not required.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute multi-year strategies
  • Drive strategy alignment and influence decision-making
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies; negotiate favorable commercial and contractual T&Cs
  • Manage strategic supplier relationships and performance
  • Manage internal stakeholder relationships (engineers to C-Suite)
  • Understand changing market conditions and align/update strategy to meet business needs and mitigate risk

Other Objectives

  • Special Projects - Contribute to special projects across the Enterprise Procurement team (diversity targets, sustainability, metrics implementation, tracking, process improvements, etc.) within the scope of Construction Labor

General Candidate Requirements

  • Desire and ability to learn
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience interacting with and presenting to leadership and stakeholders at a variety of levels
  • Strong project/program management skills
  • Ability to deconstruct and solve complex business problems; analyze situations, develop strategies, present & persuade others of strategy, effectively & efficiently execute
  • Ability to pivot/update strategy as requirements and market conditions change
  • Visual analytic skills - translate requirements and data analyses into audience appropriate presentations to recommend strategies and guide decision-making

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, with 10+ years related experience. Degree in Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain/Operations, or preferred, but other majors accepted with right work experience
  • Consulting experience, master's degree, Telecom/Cable experience is a plus
  • Highly proficient with PowerPoint


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the [Register to View] on our careers site for more details.

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