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Provisioning Order Manager

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Base Location: Reading

Salary: £25,000 – £33,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

What is the Role?

Our Telecoms division is currently recruiting for a Provisioning Order Manager to join the Customer Provisioning Team.  The team is responsible for ordering and delivering services ranging from telephony solutions to high speed fibre circuits from other licensed operators such as Openreach, Vodafone, Virgin Media and TalkTalk.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our provisioning team based in Reading. You’ll be responsible for the ordering of services and pro-actively managing the delivery from multiple telecoms suppliers, liaising with customers on service delivery, provide regular updates and handovers upon competition.

You’ll deal with customers and project managers on all aspects of service delivery as well as managing customer and supplier escalations. Managing customer expectations whilst delivering world class customer service will be a critical part of your role.

Within the role you will proactively manage commercial and corporate orders through to completion, focussing on meeting the Contractual Delivery Date.  You will be expected to identify customer delivery issues during the provisioning cycle and resolve these in a timely manner, ensuring communication is continuous.

You will also be expected to provide customer Work in Progress (WIP) reports and host customer calls walking through the WIP where required.

What do I need?

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar Telecoms Provisioning role with an understanding of networks and telecoms operators.

We are looking for an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing, with an excellent telephone manner, good rapport building skills and the ability to listen and understand.

Strong organisation and problem-solving skills are very important due to the nature of the role. We are looking for someone with a pro-active attitude and has an excellent team ethic.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a high level of confidence in handling customer communications, dealing with queries, liaising with 3rd party suppliers whilst delivering first class customer service.

Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before submitting your application

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

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About SSE

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