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Charter Communications/Spectrum 2021 Summer Intern Strategic Procurement Analyst in Greenwood Village, Colorado

At a Glance * You re a motivated rising junior or above / graduate-level studentwith a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following areas listedbelow from an accredited college or university: * Procurement * This is a learning-intensive program designed to give you essentialbusiness insights and hands-on experience in your field of choice. It s afull-time, 10-week commitment from June 2, 2021 through August 6, 2021. * Benefits include professional development sessions, networkingopportunities, and mentorship.The Spectrum Internship ExperienceYou have clear aspirations and are seeking a summer internship program thatwill help you meet them. Find it at Spectrum, named one of the Top 100Internship Programs in the United States by WayUp.Our internships are designed to provide: * Opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you alreadyhave, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting. * First-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry. * Opportunities to connect you with people who can give you a betterunderstanding of the industry and help you accomplish real goals you can addto your r sum , this includes assigning you a formal mentor and interactionswith senior executives.What you can expect in this roleAs a Spectrum Intern, you ll be essential to two teams your respectivedepartment and your Intern peer group. Department and team-focused projectsaccount for about 80% of your schedule. You ll spend the other 20% onprofessional development sessions and networking activities, including theKickoff Conference on June 2, webinars, community service,cross-functional project, and final presentations.Internship responsibilities may include:Catalog/Job Code Management A key responsibility of the Procurementorganization is the management of tens of thousands of materials and serviceson catalog that account for billions of dollars in spend. a. Mini RFx Procurement will look to engage the intern in an RFx processwhere they have the opportunity shadow a Procurement Manager throughrequirements gathering, RFx issuance, negotiations, analysis, andaward. This will provide the intern a look into Charter s procurementprocess, allowing them to think strategically throughout the process andprovide them the opportunity to bring new ideas and perspective. b. Improving Reporting Capabilities Charter s Procure-To-Pay and ERP systemreadily captures thousands of transactions every day that is not readilypresented in a format that is helpful for sourcing managers to make keysourcing decisions. Using raw data from these systems, the intern will helpdevelop meaningful excel reports that provide deep insights into purchasingtransactions and potential savings opportunities. c. Assessment/Validation of Items in System With thousands of materialsand services on catalog, discrepancies between what is stated in ourcontracts and what is listed in our systems occasionally occur. Auditing andidentifying these discrepancies is crucial in ensuring that we are notoverpaying or miscalculating warehouse deliveries. The intern will analyzeinvoice data from key suppliers to ensure compliance with contracted terms.Supplier Management - Procurement works with thousands of suppliers thatprovide a variety of materials and services, and each and every one canpresent a unique challenge to overcome on a daily basis. a. Day-to-Day Management Whether there are shipping delays resulting fromworld events, or disagreements in contracted language, the Procurementteam is regularly faced with supplier related issues, and the intern willgain experience in working to resolve those issues. b. Supplier Databases The intern will help keep supplier databasesupdated, as well as work to further develop and improve the databases wherepossible.Contract Management Contracts serve as the source of truth for the agreedupon terms and conditions for how suppliers interact and conduct business withCharter, and