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Service Readiness Manager - Radio Access Network/RAN

Job Title: Service Readiness Manager - Radio Access Network/RAN
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: to 31/12/2022
REF: X/Ops/SRM/SARA_1651581920
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Service Readiness Manager - RAN Network - Contract to end of the year - Mobile Telecoms - Reading/Hybrid (in office 2 days per week)


  • Accountable for ensuring new technology and / or services can be operated effectively within three and across managed services partners as part of RAN Delivery Programmes.

    Adherence to standards and deliverables against the established service transition process, support agreements and associated service levels and performance KPIs - successful transition with no service impacting issues.

    Identify and work with other Service Transition teams in other technology domains as required to achieve the outcomes.

    Ensure requirements are collated and alignment across key stakeholders including those of our Managed Service providers. Establish and owns service acceptance criteria and ensure all risks are owned and mitigated to meet requirements and that partners and internal teams are ready to operate changes to the service when they have been deployed.

    Validate service readiness criteria throughout the project delivery life-cycle ensuring that entry and exit criteria successfully met. Produce status reports for each readiness gate to enable go no go decisions to be taken effectively.

Essential Skills:

    • Knowledge and Experience.

      Sufficient knowledge in a technical, scientific or specialised field with understanding of the theoretical concepts and principles, often acquired through professional or academic qualification or through extensive practical experience

      Integration of operations or services which are generally related in nature and objective and where there is a requirement for coordination with associated functions

      Interaction requires reasoning aimed at causing action or acceptance by others

      • Has clear experience of their domain with knowledge of technologies within it
      • Experience of managing service delivery in a multi partner/vendor environment
      • Experience in driving interoperability across services with a consistent ITIL Service Strategy to Design defined to enable transition and Operate.
      • The ability to decompose problems, collaborate, deliver sound decision making and communicate effectively
      • Understanding the importance of customer experience in delivering new technologies and services
      • Demonstrable experience of driving security compliance to agreed standards as part of technology delivery quality gate approach in order to protect customer and employee experience
      • Familiar with best practice Service Management frameworks and security controls (e.g. ITIL, ISO27001)
      • Demonstrable understanding of Operational process and utilisation of OSS to achieve the ability to operate new technologies and services effectively
      • Must have knowledge of RAN

      Key Responsibilities

      • Service Acceptance / Readiness & Operational delivery of technology (100%)
      • Continual Service Improvement (Embedded)

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