Telecommunications Network Connectivity Program Manager- London/Remote- 12 Months- £44-£49 ph PAYE
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A global powerhouse within the social media industry are looking for a Telecommunications Network Connectivity Program Manager to join their team on a 12 month contract
The successful Telecommunications Network Connectivity Program Manager will help them develop and manage their connectivity programs. The ideal candidate is passionate about bringing connectivity to the unconnected and under connected, and has experience working in emerging markets. This role will involve the strategic development and management of programs that combine business model innovation, deployment best practices, and cutting-edge tools and technologies. Work involves interfacing with service providers, telecoms infrastructure providers, system integrators, OEMs, government and policy officials, as well as a range of internal stakeholders.
Work with program and cross functional teams to build strategy for connectivity programs by scoping the problem spaces, developing actionable plans to test hypotheses and prioritising projects to address the most impactful opportunities.
Collaborate with engineering and other cross functional teams (such as Finance, Legal, Partnerships, Business Development, Regulatory and Policy) to develop business plans, define project requirements, gain broad support and attain project approval.
Work closely with internal regional partnerships teams to execute program strategy in-country. Work involves deep interactions with network operators, infrastructure providers, and potentially local governments to plan and execute initiatives often with novel business models and/or new tools and technologies in projects from pilots to scaled networks.
To ensure projects are delivered and connectivity goals are realized, track and report on team progress and determine key milestones. Communicate prioritizations and trade-offs for operational decisions to the broader cross-functional team to drive consensus and ensure that those decisions are properly implemented.
Stay abreast of developments in the telecom infrastructure space and share that knowledge with the wider team.Minimum Qualifications
7+ years of experience in a project/program management, management consulting, operations or similar strategic space.
Knowledge of telecommunications ecosystem strategies, in particular connectivity access technologies (WiFi, Cellular), and deployment challenges and opportunities in emerging markets.
Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented and analytical, and delivering results in a highly organised manner.
Experience performing data analysis for market sizing of telecommunications technologies and services, including coverage, population, capacity demands, and usage profiles
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including experience speaking to both technical and business audiences.
Experience influencing internally across functional boundaries and geographies; as well as externally with a wide partner ecosystem including service providers, OEMs, suppliers, cities, etc.
BA/BS or higher in related technical field or equivalent degree/experience.
Work experience in emerging markets.Preferred Qualifications
Experience in telecom infrastructure development or in network development for one or more key infrastructure areas: terrestrial Fiber, submarine, wireless access, backhaul and core networking
Knowledge of Fiber technologies and business models
Knowledge of network-sharing architectures.
Experience developing and running governance frameworks for managing complex and technically oriented projects
Experience engaging with operators (Mobile Network Operators / ISPs / Wholesalers) in emerging markets in EMEA.
Advanced degrees, including MBA.Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.
We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK
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