Senior Network Vendor Manager
Location:
Branchburg , New Jersey
Posted:
December 10, 2016
Reference:
441462-1A

Responsibilities

The candidate is responsible for all activities related to the external procurement of wireless infrastructure, data, application service provider and video applications, products and services, including the management of these supplier relationships. Fully understand and apply Verizon’s CAP-103, HQ Finance, Sourcing and Legal policies and processes specific to National Network Operations contractual initiatives inclusive of  Plan of Record capital spend and Applications Service Providers expense spend totaling $1B+. 

The candidate will be responsible for evaluating technical and business requirements; end to end contract negotiations on behalf of NNO, identification, modification of contract documents and requirements, implementation and cost analysis.

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of wireless, telecommunications or IT related work experience
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of telecommunications vendor contract management work experience including demonstrated success understanding Engineering business needs and translating them into contracts. 
  • Expert negotiating and analytical skills
  • Outstanding communications skills. Must be able to lead meetings and give presentations to large audiences. Must have excellent writing skills.
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Must have strong project management skills and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing large projects.
  • Must be extremely proficient with all PC applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Results oriented, driving projects to successful  completion
  • Must be self-motivated and pro-active.
  • Must be a team player and have experience managing in a cross-functional environment.
  • Strong preference for an individual with a legal or advanced business degree (i.e. finance, economics) or engineering/software degree.

  • Knowledge of Wireless Network Technology, LTE, Virtualization, Complex Enterprise Software Licensing and Application Service Provider (ASP) services.

  • Previous Network Engineering or Technology Management work experience.

  • Master’s degree in Information Systems, Engineering or Computer Science required.

  • Certifications:  Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification a plus.

  • Other: Prior team management skills a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.  Different makes us better.

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