about the role
Within OINIS, the head of cluster is responsible for the Network infrastructure in his / her cluster. He works under the authority of the head of Region and is taking care of everything related to Network as cost effectiveness, quality of service, design and carrier relationship of the network within his / her cluster.
To do so he is supported by other teams within the regional organization.
This position is for Middle East, Russia & CIS cluster within IMEAR region.
Accountable for Network efficiency in his / her cluster and leading main actions to improve efficiency. When appropriate, he / she is accountable for the development of the business case (access savings migration / recommitment, POP relocation, topology optimization, interaction with Sourcing and carriers if appropriate, EOL, ) together with its presentation in order to get approval, then follow-up implementation with constant monitoring of actuals vs forecasts.
Within the region, he / she is accountable to manage effectively the virtual team in charge of the cluster and involving people from other teams in particular Service expert and Implementation expert
He / she is accountable for the capacity management, the design and the implementation of the network in his / her cluster although the realization of those activities are delegated to other teams
Build, manage and monitor the complete OINIS budget in the cluster access, domestic backbone, shared access, colocation, sites.
He / she is the owner of this budget in the cluster and as such is In charge of identifying and leading the actions to optimize it.
In his / her cluster, he is the point of contact of the Business management team(s) in order to bring relevant support for specific customer projects (in pre-sales and post-sales)
He / she is in relation of the carriers of his / her respective cluster for new projects, improvement, market intelligence
Ability to engage and partner with customer and internal staff as required
Ability to work well in a virtual team and globally dispersed environment.
Ability to identify problems and work to resolution as required.
Be force of proposition and action leader
Data crunching and analysis
Ability to interface effectively externally with suppliers and customers, as required by the business
education, qualifications, and certifications
Degree in business, or science (or other relevant area).
Minimum of 10 years related work experience within the telecom or IT industry.
Direct, virtual, and matrix team management experience.
Good level of practiced technical knowledge.
3 years experience in financial modelling and P&L management
Organisation transformation experience in agile context
Proven experience working with supplier / vendors in a buying (Sourcing) and selling (IC) context
Proven strategic orientation and big-picture’ thinking ability incl. transveral management experience
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