Job ID : 1074898 Date Updated : November 24th, 2020
Delivers innovative network solutions

Carrier Managed Service Consultant

Hiring Company Ciena Communications Japan, Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 13 million yen

Job Description

Your Role

The CMS Consultant role is responsible for new services creation within the Ciena Partner Network (CPN) community.This position combines sales, technical, marketing, and product expertise into a critical shared resource that delivers support to partners, strategic customers, and account management teams .It is also focused on strengthening partnerships, developing new business opportunities, and accelerating sales performance with our partner community.

Your Responsibilities

Drive new CMS service development (Including Productization, Lead to Cash, OSS/BSS operationalization & building storyboards with our partners and customers)
Skilled in all aspects of consultative sales and business development to include strategy development, executive discussions, relationship initiation, market dynamics assessment, service(s) and/or solution definitions and monetization models, opportunity qualification and development, brokering direct field sales connections, assistance with closure, and partner satisfaction.
Identification of target market segments, quantify market opportunity, identify and engage relevant partners/consultants, assess the competitive landscape, and develop and assist with implementing services and solutions that unlock new growth opportunities for the CMS service.Proactively takes steps to capitalize on managed service opportunities presented by the market position.
Engage with key partner sales and marketing executives creating and maintaining strong relationships with our partners
Lead business development and thought leadership initiatives to drive new opportunities and evolve existing services with our partner executive leadership teams
Build and evaluate key customer engagement assessments (including situational assessments)
Onboarding and enablement of our partners through training and market development activities
Demonstrate and implement best practices in business development, consulting, marketing, sales enablement, and team values
Prioritize resources, OPEX and market development fund investment to achieve short and long-term sales growth.
Monitor progress against business targets throughout the duration of engagements.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated leadership capabilities in all aspects of business development, consultative sales, partnership management and sales enablement.
Proven track record of business development to help service providers grow new business and foster long-term strategic relationships.
Displays influence as a change agent capable of leading organizational transformations by overcoming internal and external barriers to success.
In depth knowledge of service provider and network operator product life cycle and NPI process.
Ability to drive thought leadership and influence in a matrixed environment with diverse cross-functional teams and a broad range of functions and stakeholders.
Adept at collaborating with key stakeholders, managing conflict, resolving issues and escalating where appropriate to deliver a best in class partnership experience.
Strong business acumen and deep telecommunications managed services market knowledge.
Industry knowledge with an understanding of managed services, solutions, technology.partnerships, economics, industry trends and channels to drive growth strategies with partners.
Firm understanding of pertinent telecommunication technology including optical transport (L1), Carrier Ethernet (L2), IP (L3), Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization.
Ability to communicate complex technology solutions in simple terms for applicable industry customers and partners
Strong project management skills with an ability to lead a team to prioritize and execute multiple business development initiatives simultaneously.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills with extensive experience presenting a broad range of materials and storytelling to influence stakeholders including C suite.
Proactive, demonstrates initiative, results oriented, highly analytical with a strong planning capability.
Effective interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence, active listening, and collaboration skills.
Detailed knowledge of a consulting methodology life cycle into Carrier Managed Service Providers
Experience developing financials models to translate the solution benefits into financial business case justification for transformation.
Subject matter expert on the policies and implementation of a Partner Program including qualification, due diligence, onboarding, program compliance, business plan development, sales enablement, and market development fund processes.
At least 10+ years' experience working in or with Telecommunication service providers and network operators in Sales, Channel Sales, Business Development, Product Management or Consulting.
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years in a telecommunications consulting role or consulting experience.
Experience in the Telecommunications eco-system including Global Carriers, Tier 1 Operators, Tier 2 Operators, Regional Service Providers, MSOs, Submarine Operators, Indirect channel, DC Operators and Cloud Providers.
Experience with Service Provider/Network Operator Product Development Lifecycle and requirements to develop, launch, operationalize, and enable the GTM with new carrier managed services.
Experience with Direct and Indirect sales strategy and Wholesale and Enterprise communication services GTM.
Experience with channel programs, channel policies and channel management.
Business degree.MBA or equivalent relevant work and leadership experience.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
  • Tozai Line, Takebashi Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 13 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Hiring Company Information

Ciena Communications Japan, Ltd.

Carrier Managed Service Consultant - 1074898

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio (Almost) All Japanese

Company Description

CIENA Corporation delivers innovative network solutions to the world’s largest service providers and enterprises, increasing the cost-efficiency of current services while enabling the creation of new carrier-class data services built upon the existing network infrastructure.