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Carrier Acquisition Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 01/08/2017
  • Job reference: J371419A

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Carrier Acquisition Manager

We're looking for a Carrier Acquisition Manager to work on behalf of a large network services client to be based in Basingstoke for an initial 6 months working across the EMEA region.

The role involves:

  • Identifying, qualifying and on-boarding new suppliers for Dark Fibre and Space & Power;
  • Developing, negotiating, and obtaining approvals for Master Service Agreements and Framework Agreements;
  • Obtaining quotations and negotiating individual orders;
  • Managing costs during the life-cycle of acquisitions and dealing with thematic escalations;
  • Project managing the bidding process for network expansion projects;
  • Identifying and delivering cost-reductions;
  • Helping supervise, and act as primary mentor and trainer of more junior level CAM roles.

Essential skills & knowledge:

  • Knowledge of suppliers within the EMEA region for dark fibre, space & power
  • Experienced in developing contract and commercial arrangements with suppliers, negotiating contracts and costs
  • Professional and self-motivated; ability to work productively and effectively with little guidance
  • Negotiate optimum commercial and contractual agreement with vendor to ensure competitive offers
  • Support more complex pre-sales requirements
  • Detail oriented; excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficient knowledge of Outlook, MS Excel, Word.

Interested candidates should submit their questions and CVs in the first instance to harriet.valentine @

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