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Carrier Commercial Manager

Carrier Commercial Manager

LOCATION: DAKC – NAVI MUMBAI – INDIA
DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
SUB FUNCTION: PROCUREMENT
POSTED: 20 APRIL 2015

 

Job Summary 

This Carrier Commercial Manager (Americas) position reports to the Procurement Team Lead in the US which is a part of the global Procurement Team under GCX’s Finance function. The Procurement Team for Americas manages the ‘cost of sale’ for the region & the members are the commercial interface with the telco suppliers focusing on strategic purchases & complex negotiations.

The key tasks for the position are to manage the assigned suppliers to enable GCX purchase competitively to win new businesses & meet the network cost reduction target for the region under the company’s Annual Operating Plan

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the commercial negotiations with the vendors in the region focusing on strategic purchases & complex negotiations. To ensure that GCX is purchasing services competitively within the region from existing suppliers
  • Identify & introduce new suppliers to support GCX’s geographic coverage & service expansion requirements. Manage the supplier selection process
  • Identify and implement network cost reduction projects to meet GCX’s Annual Operating Plan budget targets for the region
  • Co‐ordinate with the rest of the Procurement & Finance team to ensure vendor billing accuracy
  • As the knowledge expert of supplier offerings & solution in the region, proactively update market developments & supplier capabilities to the Quotation Team (also under Procurement) based in India
  • Detailed understanding of the contractual commercial agreements between GCX and suppliers, including SLA’s
  • Provide support on supplier escalations
  • Provide analysis and reporting on supplier spend and cost reduction activities for the region
  • Circuit inventory management may be needed

 

Skills and Experience 

  • 6+ years of international telecom experience, 2+ years of relevant telco procurement experience
  • Previous working contact with US based carriers at a commercial, Engineering or service support related position
  • Excel
  • Strong negotiation Skills
  • Commercial understanding
  • Telecom Background

 

Education

  • MBA / Degree in Business, Finance or Engineering

 

Additional Requirements

  • Fluent in English / German language

 

Contact: careers@globalcloudxchange.com

Job Type: Full-time

Employment Type: Permanent