Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager

Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager

Location: City of London
Salary: 30K - 50K Base + Benefits

A fast growing telecoms network service provider has an opening for Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager. You will develop and manage a profitable product portfolio of network services products and manage the relationships with suppliers (carriers / ISPs) to achieve best performance. This role would suit a candidate with experience of product marketing or product management in the network services arena, looking for their next career challenge. Up to 50,000 Base dependant on experience plus an attractive benefits package. Based from the City of London offices.

Our client is one of the UK's fastest growing Network Service providers. They offer MPLS, WAN, VPN and SIP solutions primarily selling into the Channel, Wholesale and System Integrator space. Due to growth they are now recruiting the newly created position of Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager.

Key responsibilities for the Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager include:
* The successful Products and Carrier Relations Manager will develop and manage a profitable product portfolio and manage the relationships with suppliers to achieve best performance.
* Establishing and maintaining product literature for internal and partners use
* Manage, review, and finalize NDA's, Contracts and Commercial Agreements associated with the wholesale carrier relations
* Carry out all necessary studies, analyses and cost calculations with the aim of minimising the cost of products and services - own the pricing model
* Liaise with carriers and other vendors to develop and enhance the product portfolio
* Ensure that the product, price, placement and promotion are effective in maximising revenues and margins by establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the carriers
* Developing, launching and managing products throughout the lifecycle
* Work closely with the Architecture team to understand new capabilities on offer from carriers
* Testing of ideas with partners before incorporating into the product roadmap
* Work with Account Managers to define go to market strategies that will drive services, solution and product based revenues
* Produce and maintain wiki pages, Technical Descriptions and Customer Handbooks for each product

As a Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager you will have the following experience:
* Self-motivated; good time-keeping, presentation and customer-value work ethic.
* Strong consulting skills; conceptualises, applies frameworks, considers implications for the business, challenges established thinking, provides opinions based on expertise and experience
* Good knowledge of the UK telecoms industry and typical products and technologies
* Understands the risks involved and is able to weigh up the benefit versus the risk to select the best option for both the Customer and Company
* Builds long-term relationships both internally and externally across different cultures
* Establish creditability with Customers and partners using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods
* Previous experience in a similar role within the Telecommunications industry
* A track record of managing relationships with carrier suppliers to extract best performance
* Exceptional negotiation skills
* A good understanding of budgets, forecasting and developing product propositions

In return you can expect to receive a competitive salary of up to 50,000 basic salary with excellent benefits including:
* 25 days holiday
* Pension
* Healthcare
* Death In Service
* Childcare vouchers

If you are a Product Manager / Carrier Relations Manager from a ISP, carrier or reseller background, looking for a new and challenging opportunity then please send your CV to M-Connect so we can discuss the vacancy further with you.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : London, Ilford, Croydon, St. Albans, Romford, Bromley, Enfield, Sutton, Twickenham, Chelmsford, Stevenage, Harrow, Watford, Dartford, Tonbridge, Kingston Upon Thames, Luton, Redhill, Teddington

Salary : 30K-50K + Benefits

Date Advertised : 29 Nov 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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