Intern - Global Connections & Supply Chain in Atlanta, Georgia | DiversityInc Careers

Intern - Global Connections & Supply Chain

DescriptionDescriptionAs a member of the AT&T Global Connections and Supply Chain (GCSC) Organization, you will utilize your strategic abilities to provide actionable recommendations to GCSC leaders. You’ll have the opportunity to help internal clients implement innovative solutions and best practices throughout AT&T’s sourcing processes, synthesizing facts and data from wide-ranging sources into tools and models used on the front lines of billions of dollars’ worth of negotiations.Day-to-day responsibilities – typical tasks you could perform in this role include:
  1. Fact-based negotiation support
    1. Competitive event strategy development
    2. “Should cost” analytical support
    3. Supplier/carrier spend trends & analyses
  2. Strategy development & consulting, focused on the following:
    1. Supplier/carrier engagement & management
    2. Industry trends and category management
    3. Internal AT&T practices
    4. Emerging technologies
  3. Market intelligence
    1. Supplier/carrier financial risk assessments
    2. M&A tracking, earnings announcements, and ongoing supplier or carrier assessments

QualificationsRequired Qualifications
  • Pursuit or completion of bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Applied Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or Supply Chain
  • Strategic mindset and strong analytical skills:
    • Problem Solving: Aptitude to quickly understand and apply economic/business principles, recognize subtleties of complex problems, and develop innovative solutions driven or supported by data
    • Modeling: Ability to work with multiple sources of (often finance-related) data, integrating fact-bases and assumptions to develop complex financial and operational models
    • Technical: Advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel (VBA preferred; ability with pivot tables, arrays, and nested-formulas strongly desired) and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Project management experience:
    • Effective communication skills
    • Comfortable and effective in working in teams and across functional groups that vary from fundamentally technical to non-technical
  • Demonstrated capability in managing multiple projects simultaneously and delivering against tight deadlines
  • Superior negotiation and persuasion skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong academic record at a well-respected educational institution
  • Internships or full-time experience in the telecommunications or high-technology industries
  • Internships or full-time experience in consulting, investment banking, commodities trading, or another highly strategic/analytical role
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Access, R, Python, and/or other programming languages
  • Practical experience building financial, statistical, and other analytical models to evaluate complex data
  • Software development experience
  • Ability to understand mechanical and electrical engineering concepts
  • Experience engineering hardware or firmware
  • Experience managing relationships and interacting with various vendors and or carriers active in the telecommunications space
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