Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Minimum qualifications:
Experience in the delivery of telecommunications infrastructure, space and power from third-party suppliers.
Technology-related project management experience (e.g. experience working in carrier relations/vendor management.)
Experience with Layer 1 through Layer 3 network services and technologies, including dark fiber, DWDM, SONET/SDH, Ethernet and IP.
Preferred qualifications:
Experience working with telecom vendors throughout the EMEA region.
Understanding of interconnectivity requirements within carrier hotels including physical interfaces, cable types, connector types and riser details.
Impeccable communication and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
Willingness to travel.
About the job
Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus while being able to dive into the unique engineering challenges we face daily. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using your engineering expertise. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. You're equally at home explaining your team's analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.
As a member of the Vendor Delivery Management (VDM) team focused on the EMEA region, you will facilitate and manage the delivery of new services from third-party suppliers and vendors. Work closely with the negotiation team to understand the terms of new contracts and arrangements, and with internal project management teams to communicate target completion dates and ensure that goals are met in a timely manner.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Assist upstream planning, design and acquisition teams in developing infrastructure requirements, priorities, and delivery date
expectations. Manage project scope changes.
Manage the delivery of large scale network infrastructure projects and inside plant fiber from inception through delivery. Ensure facilities are delivered on schedule and meet technical specifications.
Serve as primary EMEA vendor contact for these activities. Escalate up vendor management chains as necessary if delivery time lines are at
Lead kickoff and regular project status meetings while keeping downstream teams aware of project and delivery status. Manage exceptions and communicate issues and risks to the rest of the organization.
Oversee the program to handle all vendor handover documentation, completion notification, test results and technical drawings while working with vendors and Google staff to coordinate and facilitate excellent record-keeping and communication.

About the company

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.

We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate

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