Transport Sourcing Manager
First Point Group have partnered with a leading ICT company to find a Sourcing Manager to work for them on a contractual basis in Denver, CO. The Sourcing Manager will be working on their clients upcoming 5G network.
As the Sourcing Manager your responsibilities will include:
? Providing oversight for initiation and implementation of all transport related network deployment plans to meet budgetary and timeline constraints.
? Working with Network Planning & Engineering teams on direction for upcoming 5G design programs.
? Responsible for delivering network projects true to plan of record, such as cell build program, frequency carrier add growth, hardware conversions, Fiber to Cell initiatives, E911, and IP based technologies.
? Utilizing knowledge and experience, serving as subject matter expert for internal fiber contract negotiation, including submitting and managing exception requests and consumption orders.
? Determining the capital resources, equipment, and tools needed to complete each project.
? Management oversight of strategic vendor partnerships that provide network construction, operational, and maintenance support.
? Managing the PO process for project needs, requesting PO?s, receiving PO?s, and managing OCNR.
? Managing projects and network-related transport initiatives that are high profile, technically complex and unique in nature.
? Developing written project plans, including master schedule and manage status updates. Utilize and maintain all company mandated information systems.
? Producing and providing monthly, quarterly, and annual program reporting based on defined work product by department.
? Tracking network projects as it pertains to the transport team such as path diversification, cost reduction Initiatives, cell availability evaluations, equipment decommissioning, facility migration, etc..
? Effectively communicate project plans with all project team members, users, and other parties involved in the programs.
? Communicating needs, goals, and milestones to appropriate project team members and executives.
? Driving program issues through to resolution, driving process improvement.
? Collaborating with PMO and executive teams to review program quality and metrics.
As the Sourcing Manager your background will include:
? A minimum of 5 years Wireless Network experience.
? A minimum of 3 years of managing and negotiating transport RFP?s.
? Strong understanding of wireless network architecture, Ethernet, and transport infrastructure components.
? Proficiency in using project tracking software, i.e. smart sheet, site tracker, or similar.
? Experience leading daily or weekly meetings, including documenting action items and ensuring deadlines are met.
? Providing day-to-day leadership and management guidance which mirror the adopted corporate mission and core values.
(Due to the urgent nature of this role, candidates must be able to work for any employer within the US without restriction, no C2C).