Carrier Relations Specialist (Provisioner) - Type II Facility Procurement Education Networks of America
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ENA is the nation?s leading provider of managed data, voice and video solutions to school systems, libraries and governments. The converged networks that we design, deploy and manage, as well as the digital classroom resources we offer, improve instructional capabilities and operational efficiencies. ENA currently serves more than 9.7 million customers and over 5,300 sites with best-of-breed technologies, around-the-clock network support and a commitment to outstanding customer satisfaction. In order to provide our customers with customer oriented, high-performance teams, we invest in our employees? skills and abilities, offer a casual and creative workplace, and a competitive compensation package to attract the best talent. ENA is proud to be named one of Tennessee?s Best Companies to Work.
ENA is currently seeking an experienced Carrier Relations (Sourcing) Specialist to join our Carrier Management Group. The Carrier Relations Specialist is responsible for type II procurement, network cost optimization and managing relationships for ENA with multiple carriers. Areas of responsibility include developing strategic solutions with type II services to obtain new or upgraded business, working with internal engineering and operations teams to coordinate work and review solution options, and reviewing current carrier spend to optimize and reduce network transport costs.
The primary responsibilities of this job are:
Working with ASM team to develop solutions and procure transport from vendors, in order to deliver a variety of ENA services.
Documenting and tracking the end-to-end lifecycle for facility procurement
Developing new and maintaining existing carrier relationships.
Following up and negotiating with vendors to obtain requested pricing and scheduling.
Providing timely updates back to inquiry submitters.
Confirming quotes with placed orders and obtaining carrier contracts.
Researching and implementing network cost-savings initiatives, including managing carrier contract renewal.
Interfacing with the broader ENA team to provide and obtain relevant information as required.
Other duties as assigned.
A minimum of three years of previous telecommunications type II sourcing experience is required. In addition, qualified candidates will have an in-depth knowledge of telecommunications, networking and VoIP markets with a basic telecommunications and networking technical background. Prior carrier quoting and contract negotiation experience is preferred, as well as, direct telecommunications / networking vendor experience. A qualified candidate must demonstrate strong negotiation skills, excellent instinctive interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must possess sound business acumen as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a dynamic team environment. Prior technical and customer problem resolutions experience is preferred as well as previous experience with Remedy Action Request System.
Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft office products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. Knowledge of Microsoft Visio is a plus.
This is a full-time position eligible for benefits.
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Nashville, TN 37203
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