Carrier Relations Manager

| Greater Denver Area

Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, and colocation services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP Backbone and 44 carrier-neutral data centers. Through its Cloudlink service, Zayo provides low latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

Position Description

This position is accountable for a broad scope of functional areas within Zayo in developing strategies and tactics to maximize and manage the value received for a $233 million (plus) expenditure with the ILECs, CAPs, CLECs, and independent telephone companies (Access Providers). This involves developing, establishing and maintaining of effective supplier/partner working business relationships through the negotiation of Services Agreements/Service Schedules/Service Level Agreements that allows Zayo to utilize the supplier’s own footprint and full suite of competitively priced services that provide synergies within our portfolio. .

Responsibilities

  • Manage contracts, MSAs, NDAs, SLAs, carrier performance KPIs with global telecom carriers
  • Develop new carrier relationships as required and enrich existing carrier relationships
  • Handle carrier escalations related to service delivery, operations, and billing disputes
  • Work with Sales Engineering and Sales to ensure proper understanding of requirements and technical feasibility of solutions supporting customer opportunities 
  • Create and manage vendor relationships; catalog vendor product offerings and maintain current contact/ escalation information, disperse departmentally
  • Tracking and reporting of quote volumes and quote to order conversion rates 
  • File, track and report on outage credit reimbursement process and manage monthly vendor operational status calls
  • Support company cost saving goals by reducing third party costs;
  • Travel as required to meet vendors and partners across the globe

Qualifications

  • Prior experience of 1-3 years in the telecommunications industry preferred. Experience with financial analysis is helpful. Three (3) years’ experience preferred. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to manage internal and external customer expectations. 
  • Good technical aptitude. 
  • Proven ability to work accurately and have attention to detail. 
  • Ability to interface with all levels of employees, clients and vendors. 
  • Ability to work with deadlines, and under pressure in a fast paced environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, outgoing and positive, and to exercise independent judgment when making decisions. 
  • The ability to act independently yet in alignment with department and firm goals to achieve optimal outcomes for a range of stakeholders (sales, finance, customer, vendor, network engineering & operations) 
  • Strong administrative, problem solving and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize work and implement effectively 
  • Detail oriented and excellent time management skills 
  • Demonstrates mutual acceptance and respect of all co-workers. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. 
  • Experience in price negotiations and contract management
  • Knowledge of global market price points
  • Desire to understand process, identify improvements and implement change
  • Develop an aptitude with Salesforce, reports and dashboards.
  • Experience with billing a plus, not required.
  • Knowledge of: Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel, Google Sheets); Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software (Outlook and Gmail); and Presentation software (PowerPoint).

Rewards

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

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Location

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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