• Location: USA, Florida, Tampa
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: Cisco Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 5th Dec, 2019
  • Reference: snpa1252019
  • General Summary:

    Our Client is looking for an experienced telecommunications professional with proven expertise in network planning and optimization, project management, and delivering efficiencies in cost management. The successful candidate will have experience in spend elimination/reduction through internal/external disputes, disco by discovery, vendor/customer renewals and large-scale renewal agreement planning, NNI Optimization and consolidation.


    Principal Duties and Tasks:

    Collaborate with other planning disciplines in preparing and prioritizing project plans to address opportunity requirements in the most cost effective and commercially successful manner
    * Prioritize Project Feasibility Analysis - evaluating multiple project concepts and opportunities and managing multiple projects in various stages of completion
    * Analyze and identify optimization opportunities to groom, replace or renew circuits for the existing customer base across the global footprint
    * Review customer renewal proposals as provided by Sales and action to achieve or exceed expected target savings
    * Ensure monthly and annual network cost savings are archived in order to meet department and corporate financial objectives
    * Management of circuit grooms resulting from cost savings initiatives, site decommissioning and network consolidations
    * Work with and across numerous functions including finance, operations, provisioning, engineering and architecture, and sales in order to groom circuits, track costs, and communicate changes
    * Maintains accurate network elements and circuit entrance facility management inventories in provisioning databases and/or excel spreadsheets so that technical and provisioning personnel can utilize and rely on to complete their own duties
    * Develops and distributes weekly report on capacity utilization monitoring for entrance facilities. Identifies and recommends where and when augments or reductions are required
    * Assist in researching billing disputes and provide documentation for network cost department as required. Negotiate pricing with vendors. Update monthly price increases as received per vendor notifications. Adjust monthly pricing as it relates to expired vendor ramp terms or specific commitment levels
    * Assess the probability of revenue and cost leakage and assure leakage occurrence is within tolerance; investigate, isolate, and resolve leakage issues within defined time limit parameters
    * Conducts fraud profiling, predictive modeling and identification of patterns and trends


    Qualifications:

    * Bachelors degree, preferably in a STEM field, or equivalent experience
    * 8+ years of relevant telecommunications experience including:
    o Working knowledge of Ethernet, MPLS, SDH, SONET, TDM, VPLS, QOS, VoIP
    o Experience with telecom vendor portals, data and ordering processes
    * Strong understanding of complex provisioning functions and Project Management
    * Experience in order coordination in a high paced, process-oriented organization
    * Strong time management and complex task organization skills
    * Strong project management skills; able to track cost from complex projects in-year and over time
    * Excellent written and verbal communications
    * Ability to effectively work with all levels throughout the organization and motivate others
    * Possess a professional attitude and work ethic in addition to being well organized and efficient
    * Ability to deal with unforeseen situations and come up with logical solutions to these problems without outside instruction