Executive Assistant /Business Manager SVP Network Technology (m/f) Deutsche Telekom AG


Working for BUYIN GmbH
BuyIn has leveraged global scale since its founding in 2011 to provide leaders in the IT and telecommunications industry with better and more innovative products at the best-possible prices. With a combined annual spend in scope of more than 25 billion euros, BuyIn can effectively challenge a continuously consolidating supplier market. Going beyond traditional sourcing, the company draws on data and insights from more than 40 markets worldwide to create tailor-made solutions based on smart analytics. Its employees, who comprise over 25 nationalities, perform sourcing activities in key strategic areas such as network infrastructure, customer equipment, service platforms and information technology. In 2014, Procurement Leaders recognized BuyIn as “Best Procurement Employer” and awarded the company a high commendation in “Procurement Excellence”.

The Network (NT) procurement domain bears worldwide commercial responsibility for the categories of Radio Access, Infrastructure, Wireline Access and Backhaul Transmission, Core Control & IP Layer, Managed Services, as well as for the corresponding services. The Senior Vice President (SVP) Network is steering all Network Technology Procurement activities in the scope of BuyIn and is representing the Network Procurement of Deutsche Telekom and Orange to the external market. The SVP Network represents BUYIN in the respective committees and boards of Deutsche Telekom and Orange 


Job ID: 75700


As Executive Assistant, you are supporting the Senior Vice President Network in all operative and strategic tasks. The position provides you with a high visibility on top-management level and a broad, strategic overview. This includes the following duties:

  • Coordination of the SVP-office
  • Support of SVP Network in operative business management & coordination
  • Single point of contact & representation of interests of the SVP Network
  • Agenda management, briefing creation and proactive preparation of meetings with e.g. management team members, business leaders, international committees and executive suppliers
  • Internal and external correspondence on behalf of the SVP Network
  • Conceptual design, preparation and execution of (procurement) specific topics
  • Project- and task-monitoring
  • Information research and analysis
  • Participation in international & cross functional strategic projects and execution of special tasks
  • Project management in highly strategic project


You hold a Master’s degree in Economics, Engineering or in comparable subjects. In addition to your educational background you fulfill the following qualifications:

  • min. 5 years experience in at least one of the following: procurement, technology management, product development/management, executive support function, management consulting
  • Proven project management and reporting skills
  • Product and technology knowledge of telecommunications industry, IT solutions and/or networks
  • Ability to meet defined targets, timelines and to handle multiple tasks in parallel
  • Ability to cooperate with many stakeholders and to accomplish tasks despite conflicts of interest
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively communicate in English and German (French is a plus) and in different cultural environments, including Asia, USA, and Europe

Application deadline: 2017-10-09


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