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Vendor Manager (Broadband/TV/Mobile) Posted Jul 14
IT Human Resources , Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
 
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Vendor Manager (Broadband/TV/Mobile)

An exciting opportunity to forge new relationships with existing partners as the worlds lerading international cable company takes greater ownership of the software deployed on their CPE (Customer Premises Equipment). Driving improved service agility and assurance.

You will be one of the key people in this transformation, driving new practices to support our goal to create a world class software development capability for its home networking equipment.

Job purpose- Vendor Manager (Broadband/TV/Mobile)

A key role in co-ordinating and ensuring efficient partner relationships with responsibility for maintaining and enhancing communication between product owners, vendors, outsource partners and stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities for the Vendor Manager (Broadband/TV/Mobile)

Assigns and measures adequate work-flow to the outsource development partners

Verifies and reports outsource team hours and expenses on a weekly basis to the Connectivity SW Director

Works with external contractors in addition to internal resources

Determines requirements (staffing, software, hardware, facilities) of projects, based on project specifications

Works with Technical Product Owners to forecast development demand and manages outsource resources accordingly

Essential Knowledge & Experience required of the Vendor Manager (Broadband/TV/Mobile)

Bachelor or Masters Degree in a Technology discipline or equivalent and relevant working experience.

Fluent spoken and written English - ideally other European languages.

Experience with business transformation and working with Agile teams

Experience in technical delivery management of large Pan-European B2C implementation platforms.

An understanding of B2C Connectivity product development process

An understanding of development related costs and economics and able to support unit economic analysis.

Industry leading expertise and deep knowledge in:

Transformation and Change Enablement

Program and Project Delivery Leadership

Ability to consider and create flexible or hybrid delivery approaches where appropriate

Development techniques including Continuous Delivery

Ability to effectively manage multiple partner relationships on-shore and off-shore

Uses project management skills to manage project roles, identify resource requirements, meet training needs and define project deliverables in order to drive success

Desirable Knowledge & Experience:

Good overall knowledge/familiarity with telecommunications technologies, including Wi-Fi, DOCSIS and Ethernet, as well as most current IP communication protocols.

A strong overall understanding of the technologies and platforms specific to a large cable and telecommunications operator.

ITHR Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

ITHR Group is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Employment Type: Permanent

Pay: 80,000 to 88,000 EUR (Euro)
Pay Period: Annual
Other Pay Info: bonus, excellent Benefits

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