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Senior Manager Devices & Logistics

Ooredoo Group

Doha, Qatar

Ref: OP853-61

Job description / Role

About Ooredoo:

Ooredoo is a dynamic global Telecommunications player operating in 17 countries serving more than 68 million customers. Ooredoo Qatar employs approximately 1,600 people driving Ooredoo to be the number one choice for world-class communications services in Qatar, and it is a team that you can be part of!

About the Business Unit:

The Device & Logistics team is responsible for defining, developing, implementing and maintaining Ooredoo's CPE sourced for sale, applications and premium content services. The team works in collaboration with Product Development, Operations & Commercial team to drive the Inventory System and manages the availability of stocks of products as well as CPEs in line with Ooredoo's business plans for consumers without compromising on the defined quality standards.

The team is also required to work in close coordination with the central warehouse team to maintain the optimum stock position and ensure minimizing of obsolesce stock, such that the right cash conversion cycle and respective ratios are achieved.

About the Role:

This role is responsible to ensure that Ooredoo is seen as a technology and innovation leader by ensuring that its customers have access to the very latest handsets and consumer devices / accessories through the profitable sourcing, development and maintenance of stocks CPE and third party suppliers and services. The role holder also owns the relationship between Ooredoo and suppliers of products and services with the aim of ensuring that Ooredoo is best positioned to offer best in class products.

Requirements

About You:

You should have at least 10 years' experience in the telecommunications industry for either an operator, handset distributor or handset manufacturer (experience within an operator preferred). You should have experience in managing cross-functional teams and suppliers and a track record in bringing products to market. You must also have an experience of building relationship with application developers.

Skills Required:

- Strong commercial and technical background
- Strong understanding of handset models, technologies and mobile industry trends
- Strong technical understanding

Minimum Qualifications:

You should have a Bachelors degree in Marketing or similar.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

Resume / cv

About the Company

We are a leading international communications company delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet, and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses across markets in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. As a community-focused company, we are guided by our vision of enriching peoples lives and our belief that we can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential.

Formerly known as Qtel Group, we have a customer base of 92.9 million and reported revenues of USD 9.3 billion in 2012.

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