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Optical Ethernet Technical Solutions Manager

Jarvis King
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14 Jun 2021

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Optical Ethernet Technical Solutions Manager (Network, IT, Digital & Data)

Location: Ipswich

Skills Required:

Strong technical knowledge of Ethernet and Optical products, services and network components.
A high level of technical programme management experience.
An ability to define and lead complex change programmes.
Customer focused, driven to improve the customer experience.
Thought leadership to innovate ever advancing improvements to drive the business imperatives.
Strong stakeholder management and focus on solutions to be delivered.
Ability to communicate at all levels from engineers to CEO.
Excellent ability at cutting through complexity and develop compelling propositions.
Excellent Delivery skills to create optimal technical plans and an eye for the detail to ensure smooth delivery.
A commitment to continuous improvements and desire to maximise performance and potential.The role

The Technical Solutions Manager of Ethernet and Optical leads an e2e matrix team of experts across the business to ensure consistent and aligned business requirements and determine holistic plans to meet the Ethernet and Optical imperatives, defining and delivering the product, network, process and IT solutions.
The Technical Solutions Manager of Ethernet and Optical developments is responsible for exploring the technical solutions, planning and managing complex end to end projects through to completion.
You will manage complex change projects E2E managing various stakeholders to ensure that change is embedded successfully in the organisation and benefits are delivered.
You will understand the point to point Fibre product set and support the delivery of the fibre strategy.The Ethernet & Optical portfolio is a £1bn revenue stream, accounting for 20% of the businesses turnover. It plays a fundamental role in providing the highest bandwidth solutions to Communications Providers and Mobile Operators.Experience required:

Experience of leading and motivating medium sized teams across multi discipline matrix resources.
Ability to set strategic direction, with a proven track record in delivering complex commitments under pressure timescales.
Ability to drive the business forward proactively to meet the business Ethernet and Optical ambitions and objectives.
Experience of managing multiple stakeholders to co-ordinate alignment of complex programmes.
Excellent organising, problem, solving and negotiation skills in order to deliver complex and high profile network & IT transformation programmes.
Delivering Technology and IT based solutions with excellent knowledge and experience of systems and methodologies.
Managing vendors and integrating changes.Benefits:

10% bonus
Pension 10%
Life assurance cover
25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays, and additional days for length of service
You'll enjoy access to 100s of instant discounts for restaurants, shops, and the cinema. These include money off your weekly shop and discounts on gift/shopping vouchers.
£500 worth of shares for free annually.

Keywords: Fibre, Optical, Ethernet, technical solutions manager
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