International Portfolio Demand Manager

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A vacancy has arisen for an experienced International Portfolio Demand Manager. This business-critical role has global responsibility and will provide management and control for all portfolio demand requests from Deutsche Telekom’s international business units towards our central portfolio team, delivering a positive outcome for our organisation. 


With experience of developing and effectively driving relationships at every level in complex matrix organisations, your success will depend on a proven ability to drive results by being creative and innovative in all that you do. At the same time this role demands exemplary team working and rigorous attention-to-detail to serve the best interests of Deutsche Telekom and our customers.

This is a great development opportunity for an individual with the talent and ambition to grow their career within a leading global company. Join our international team to make a significant impact in the future success of our industry leading organisation, in one of the fastest growing segments. Whilst we are already respected in the industry for our telecommunication heritage, Deutsche Telekom are also heavily investing in the future of technology and the future of our employees like no other.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Responsible for the management, ongoing tracking and associated reporting of new portfolio demands from the international LBU countries. The Demand Management function has direct responsibility from receipt of the demand request from the LBU to the confirmation of delivery of the portfolio update or associated rejection of the request with explanation.
  • Act as primary interface towards the international LBU’s for all portfolio demand requests and related issues.
  • Act as part of the international portfolio team working together to satisfy LBU portfolio requirements.
  • Coordinates the use of all resources required to produce, accept, or reject requests for portfolio development demands.
  • Provide thought leadership in creation of new portfolio demand management process and its ongoing maintenance.
  • Actively participate in the development of positive relations between central portfolio and the international LBU countries.
  • Has direct alignment with VP International Portfolio Management to ensure successful evolution of the Portfolio demand management function.

Your Profile

Skills/experience preferred:
•    Excellent Customer Facing skills
•    Experience of working with multiple business functions:
      o    Sales & Specialised Sales
      o    Product Development
•    Proven experience in understanding complex business structures, drivers, influences including the political and financial challenges of the business.
•    Ability to analyse and evaluate business plans into a strategy.
•    Ability to influence and strong negotiation skills
•    Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
•    The ability to identify, define and set goals and influence others to achieve these goals.
•    Ability to manage in a matrix environment
•    Good problem-solving skills
•    Understanding of the telecoms sector and its related services, with a focus on networks and connectivity
•    Previous experience working in a similar capacity in an outsource or similar supplier organisation
•    Good understanding of commercial IT and its use by major corporations
•    Demonstrable knowledge of an industry standard project methodology.

What we offer

  • Pension scheme

    Well positioned for the future - we offer a company pension scheme and pay regular contributions into a personal pension account depending on the age and income of our employees.

  • Employee discounts

    Products and services at a discount - our employees receive discounts in the fixed network, Internet, mobile communications, TV and Smarthome sectors. Family and friends also benefit from many offers.

  • Health offers and insurance

    The health of our employees is important to us. Therefore, we offer free health checks, regular preventive medical checkups as well as many (online) courses on health-related matters.

  • Performance bonus

    Money does not make you happy, but it calms your nerves. Besides an attractive salary, bonus payments are also possible in this job.

  • Holiday pay

    Finally vacation time - so that our employees can enjoy their free time to the fullest, we boost their travel budget with some extra payment.

  • Life insurance

    Well insured - our offer to all employees includes an employer-financed life insurance.

About us

About us

Deutsche Telekom Global Business Solutions is responsible for serving Deutsche Telekom’s business customers around the world and provides a full array of integrated connectivity solutions to our customers, including Software-Defined Networking, MPLS/IPLS services, Enterprise mobility, advanced network management, network‐based security, unified communications and collaboration and consulting services.

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