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Souring and Partner Manager – Information Technology job – R800 000 – R1.4 Million p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Oct 1, 2018

A leading multinational telecoms company have a great job opportunity for a Souring and Partner Manager to join their team in Johannesburg. The Souring and Partner Manager will support global requirements to source additional capacity for specific deals. If this job seems like the perfect challenge for you, keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Souring and Partner Manager job in Johannesburg will include:

  • Manage existing 3rd party infrastructure partnerships by holding the relationship with the key resources within the vendor / partner
  • Source additional partnerships as needed, within the subsea cable space and with fixed connectivity providers outside of the company’s footprint, in doing so addressing clients’ connectivity needs
  • Manage the partner / vendor catalogue pertaining to international connectivity, ensuring to have the asset catalogue of the partners, including indicative pricing and SLAs for the assets
  • Support the management teams within the bid process, by providing inputs and sourcing 3rd party connectivity components when required
  • Support the wholesale sale team to source 3rd party connectivity for specific deals, when required, ensuring to meet the target price and quality requirements provided by the sales team
  • Ensure in-depth knowledge, to support connectivity requirements, of international connectivity systems and different architecture elements, including IP-MPLS/ GSM / GPRS and other radio network elements

Requirements for this Souring and Partner Manager job in Johannesburg:

  • Minimum 4-year Academic Degree (BBA, Engineering /Computer Science)
  • Post graduate qualification MBA/Masters (Economics, Engineering /Computer Science) preferred
  • 5+ years relevant commercial experience in the fixed line international telecommunication industry preferably in enterprise/carrier business
  • Able to work effectively with multiple stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong analytical skills to adequately anticipate demand and make investment decisions
  • Knowledge of risk management (a risk taker who carefully considers risk/reward) and business development
  • Ability to identify key issues in a situation and to think creatively and strategically in facing internal and external challenges
  • Must be fluent in English. Knowledge of French and Arabic is advantageous

If you meet the above requirements for this Souring and Partner Manager job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to jhb@initiateinternational.co.za. If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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