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Infrastructure Partner Manager

Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: LEEDS, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Locations:  Slough or Leeds



A large set of activities are delivered today by a combination of technical specialist, product vendors, managed service provider and strategic suppliers. Over a period of time many of these move forward to secure the position as a partner rather than just a supplier. The key difference is made when the supplier sees their success in the customer’s success. To achieve this a lot of interaction, interfacing, check points and timely intervention is required to ensure that the various tasks are performed in good governance. If you feel you have the zeal to appreciate the flair of technology, product, and people to make them a summed-up experience to deliver a great value back to our customers to meet their infrastructure requirements - this is the place to be.


Who we are

At Virgin Media O2 we're going All In, to remove bias and barriers for our people and our candidates. We're working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help us better represent the diverse communities we serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, we support and encourage you, to be your authentic self throughout your application journey.


The key responsibilities:

  • Work with several delivery projects that move from engagements into operations
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders such as requestor, customer, engagements, design, architecture, security, operations, networks, DC real estate, OEM suppliers, third party teams across the projects handled
  • Perform periodic reviews on the in-progress projects enabling you to make early judgement into potential slippages that would adversely impact either schedule, cost, or quality
  • Work towards continuous improvement that will help to deliver the right value to business
  • Understand and appreciate a matrix way of working to manage both internal and external parties
  • Understand all aspects of the contracts, as well as our clients obligations
  • Manage through to resolution customer issues & complaints
  • Develop a value realisation model that would provide a view back to the business on the outcome for the projects delivered


The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Experience in handling project delivery, task management and multiple stakeholder management
  • Certification such as ITIL, Prince2, PMP, Agile
  • Possess a good understanding of various ICT components such as compute, network, storage, switching, routing, firewall, security, database, middleware, applications and excellent project management skills
  • Ability to multitask and work with several priorities at the same time


What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.


Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, one of our recruiters will be in touch with you!


When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.



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