Facebook Network Delivery Manager in London, United Kingdom

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:

The Network Delivery Manager will act as the primary contact for services sourcing with the Facebook Edge Network supply base. Sourcing activities will include but not be limited to identification of product and service availability and options and developing a deployment plan based on forecast and partnering with Facebook Network Engineering to develop strategies for successful project deployments. The Network Delivery Manager will lead and support the development, implementation and management of strategies to provide the Facebook production network with best in class pricing, flexibility, delivery and availability performance. This position reports to the Director of Edge Planning and Procurement and will be based in our London office.

Required Skills:

  1. Manages a portfolio of supplier contracts in the assigned geographic region. Including executing new capacity orders, changes, decommissions

  2. Manages the performance of the contracts, tracking and ensuring compliance of suppliers within the terms and conditions of the contract.

  3. Renegotiates contract terms as needed.

  4. Manages Score Card reviews for assigned suppliers.

  5. Engages new suppliers and peering partners as needed.

  6. Works with the legal team for timely executions of orders and contracts.

  7. Ensures pricing is in line with established levels and drives cost down for Facebook where applicable

  8. Works closely with engineering, planning & sourcing to generate RFP/RFQ's for deployment work

  9. Manages circuit inventory for the Edge team, ensures data integrity accuracy in home grown circuit inventory database.

  10. Works closely with finance and billing teams - coordinating circuit audits, assist with vendor billing discrepancies, payment exceptions and assists with accurate processing of supplier invoices as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS or equivalent in technical or business related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience.

  2. At least 2 years of Sourcing or Carrier Relations experience in Network related products and services.

  3. Willing to travel

  4. Business and technical knowledge of networking, particularly in peering and transit

Industry: Internet