National Acquisition Manager

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National Acquisition Manager
Based in Reading

We are looking for a National Acquisition Manager to manage our acquisition team at our shiny, new Head Offices next to Reading Station.  If you know MBNL, you’ll know this is an opportunity to join a fantastic team, with daily challenge to your work and opportunity to fully utilise your experience at the forefront of mobile network services.

The Role

You’ll be ensuring that strategic and BAU acquisition activities across the network are managed and delivered appropriately. Along side this you’ll be a member of the Leadership Team for Deployment and be responsible for supporting the Head of Infrastructure Deployment to translate business initiatives into a vision for the team. You’ll need to develop and deliver the roadmap for the Acquisition Team and then link it to delivery to the wider long term and short term needs.

• Driving a team of 14 Acquisition Managers to ensure that network site infrastructure Acquisition is carried out in accordance with MBNL design and property standards, as well as to time and budget.
• Implement and maintain processes to support MBNL’s Acquisition strategic and tactical approaches
• Manage and maintain the relationship with Shareholders and unilateral active equipment suppliers
• Highlight potential risks to projects and mitigate as necessary

What we are looking for:

Aside from a confident, engaging manner, which will allow you to get the very best out of those around you, we are looking for the following experience

• Experience leading teams to deliver against demanding delivery targets, within a Network Deployment environment.
• Display delivery leadership through effective structures, processes and procedures
• Able to communicate across all layers of the organisation
• Natural ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders
• Experience of motivating and managing outsource Suppliers as well as Direct Reports.

Next steps:

Please apply here, and if shortlisted, our Recruitment Team can get in touch with fuller job details and interview information

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