NFT Consult ASP Manager-Vendor Management Jobs in Kenya

NFT Consult ASP Manager-Vendor Management Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

  • The role is to assure best value at procurement of resources and services cross Service Lines from ARPs, SPs, ASPs and FSOs in accordance to related scope.

  • Have all needed information on supplier base in rollout and field maintenance operations and acts on supplier performance issues.

  • Secure the correct contractual prices according to agreed scope.

  • Ensure OHS competence and statutory compliance of supplier. Owner of SoW and Price models.

  • Part of supplier evaluation, selection and KPI requirements. Responsible for forecasting and (A)SP Operational Governance Framework. (A)SP in this document refers to ASP/SP/FSO/ARP.

    Role Typical Interfaces

  • Interface between Implementation Management and/or Project and Service Delivery organization from Ericsson, FSO, ARP’s, ASP’s, SP’s, as well as other functions e.g. Local Distribution, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS), Supply and Sourcing, neighboring function involved in the rollout and Managed Services MSIP.

    Role Tools & Resources

  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office suite of programs.

  • Ericsson tools like, standard rollout tools, OHS Incident Reporting Tool, CMS and Site Handler/EriSite and WFM or equivalent.

    Role Behavioral Competences

  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking

  • Working with People

  • Leading & Supervising

  • Coping with Pressures & Setbacks

  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer
  • Expectations

  • Planning & Organizing

    Applicable process connected to Job Role

  • Network Roll-Out Service Delivery Process

  • Occupational Health and Safety – OHS, procedures

  • Managed Services Field Process MSTOP

    Role Responsibilities

  • Organize and coordinate work

  • In agreement with the Customer, Implementation Management and Project Manager plan the rollout

  • Based on the rollout plan forecast the (A)SP demand and secure the necessary capacity

  • Secure call-off process to issue purchase orders towards suppliers and orders for internal resources

  • Secure supplier progress reporting and information flows

  • Working in 1 – 4 Service Area’s

  • Working in more than 4 Service Area’s or more than 1 service line

  • Ensure compliance with local safety regulations

  • Propose new delivery/efficiency models for (A)SP management

  • Drive regional organization/coordination and act as SPOC

  • Participate in sourcing activities

  • Support Solution Engineering to create Scope of Work, Purchasing price items. Define supplier performance requirements for sourcing including OHS performance monitoring

  • Assist sourcing with the technical evaluation and on-site assessment of (A)SP candidates

  • Assist sourcing with the development of (A)SP Selection criteria and with negotiation and selection

  • Working in 1 – 4 Service Area’s

  • Working in more than 4 Service Area’s or more than 1 service line

  • Define strategy for (A)SP / FSO Delivery Mix and assist sourcing in defining site award plans

  • Support sourcing with Supplier Development strategy and processes.

  • Participate in tender phase

  • Support Solution Engineering scope
    implementation services for tender

  • Quantify implementation services or Field Maintenance in tender

  • Together with Sourcing and OHS make cost estimation of implementation services or Field
  • Maintenance Participate, when needed, in Customer negotiations

  • Follow changes in local industry standards and laws and (A)SP market trends

  • Working in 1 – 4 Service Area’s

  • Working in more than 4 Service Area’s or more than 1 service line.

  • Onboarding of (A)SPs

  • Onboarding of new (A)SP into Ericsson and secure (A)SP project kick off

  • Develop and secure (A)SP competence development and training plans

  • Secure (A)SPs have all required licenses, specific
    tools, permits and certification before commencement of project

  • Working in 1 – 4 Service Areas

  • Working in more than 4 Service Area’s or more than 1 service line

  • Secure (A)SPs are informed of Ericsson ways of working, processes, performance requirements and governance model.

  • Plan and follow-up of Quality assurance/performance including OHS

  • Secure that quality and performance measurement is in place and continuously measured.

  • Act on OHS quality and performance issues.
    Establish (A)SP Operational Governance with regular meeting to follow-up OHS,quality and performance progress.

  • Responsible for (A)SP metrics and score card reporting on quality and OHS performance including KPIs Secure record on calibration dates on tools, instrument, and safety equipment.

  • Recommend Bonus/Penalties conditions application, if applicable.

  • Provide information about (A)SP Quality bench-marking, including improvement recommendations.

  • Working in 1 – 4 Service Area’s .

  • Working in more than 4 Service Area’s or more than 1 service line.

  • Execute the Ericsson “Consequent Management” procedure where applicable.

  • Follow up & control (A)SP quality & budget
    Secure the continuous application on contracted prices.

  • Act on deviation on contractual prices application and/or activities delivered.
    Regular meeting to follow-up budget and prices application, incl. contract improvements recommendations.

  • Responsible for implementing a forecasted budget for (A)SP costs and spend management.

  • Secure proper follow-up and control of (A)SP budget according to delivery needs and contractual terms, if any.

  • Provide information about (A)SP Price benchmarking, including improvement recommendations.

  • Working in 1 – 4 Service Area’s .

  • Working in more than 4 Service Area’s or more than 1 service line.

  • Regional follow-up and consolidation of regional result and act on deviation.

  • Apply Service Delivery Process and Models
    Secure that the Global Service Delivery Process and Models are followed.

  • Drive adherence to global processes & models, and execute improvement initiatives.

  • Participation in governance forums and secure implementation of governance framework.

    Role Qualifications and Experience

  • Several years of experience in the work area of responsibility.

  • Dependent on Work Area, typical experience from working as a Project Manager, Sourcing, Site Engineer, Civil Works construction, Civil Work design, Turn-key rollout incl. Site Acquisition Managed Services etc.

  • Experience of working for an (A)SP in a management position is considered “a strong plus”. Training and awareness in local Statutory OHS requirements. Customer requirements.

    Role Competencies

  • Organize and coordinate work

  • Participate in sourcing activities

  • Participate in tender phase

  • On-boarding of (A)SPs

  • Plan, follow-up of Q assur/perf inc OHS

  • Follow up & control ASP quality&budget

  • Apply Service Deliv. Process and Models

    Role Knowledge & Skills

  • Portfolio knowledge

  • Financial Acumen & Skills

  • Negotiation Skills

  • Market Insight

  • Local industry and standards knowledge

  • OHS Knowledge & Skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NFT Consult ASP Manager-Vendor Management Jobs in Kenya

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