Senior Carrier Relations Manager - Telecommunications
Posted on Feb 11, 2020 by WDS Global Limited
Job Title: Senior Carrier Relations Manager - Telecommunications
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 pa Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Reporting to the head of the EMEA Infrastructure Operations team, this role involves managing a broad portfolio of infrastructure providers within the EMEA region. The senior CAM is responsible for identifying, qualifying and on-boarding new suppliers for Dark Fibre and Space & Power as well as developing, negotiating, and obtaining approvals for Master Service Agreements and Framework Agreements. They work in close collaboration with internal operational teams to obtain quotations and negotiate major individual orders. Managing vendor relationships as well as costs during the lifecycle of acquisitions and supporting the business with thematic escalations. Project managing the bidding process for network expansion projects. Define the 3-5-year procurement strategy for your area of responsibility and identify and deliver cost-reduction projects. Help supervise, act as primary mentor and trainer of more junior level CAM roles.
Job requirements / Qualifications
Extensive knowledge of suppliers within the EMEA region for dark fibre, space & power inc a large network of contacts.
Demonstrable track record in developing contract and commercial arrangements with suppliers, negotiating contracts and costs and defining multiyear procurement strategies.
Professional and self-motivated; ability to work productively and effectively with little guidance.
Detail oriented, ability to analyse large data sets.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient knowledge of Outlook, MS Excel, Word.
Alternate Location: UK-Hampshire