AGM - Active Network PACO, Cloud

Job Req ID:  42497

Mumbai, IN

Function:  Commercial/ Finance

Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform. With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow. The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.


Lead– Active Network PACO ( GW, MME , PCRF), cloud

Job Level/ Designation


Function / Department

Commercial/Active Network



Job Purpose

  • To ensure industry-best techno-commercial deals in the area of PACO
  • To achieve maximum synergy savings and best possible prices and credit terms for the company

Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

Active NW procurement -PACO

  • Releasing the commercial RFP to the vendors.
  • Negotiations with the main suppliers for network items like: Gateway , MME , PCRF, cloud
  • Cost comparison among vendors and benchmarking with last prices/terms and price analysis based on different parameters.
  • Governance of the RFP process.
  • Multiple presentations to the Shareholders for these RFP and the Capex budget.
  • Approval from the Shareholders.
  • Price sheets finalizations and contract addendum sign off
  • Releasing the communications to all the circle commercial/ SSC for POs.
  • Identify opportunities for optimizing specifications/scope and hence costs for project procurement.
  • Evaluate options for alternate vendor introduction in the system for lower costs and better vendor management.
  • Support management for creating options for strategic buying for optimizing the spend and deployment of latest cutting edge products and solutions
  • Review of BOQs to eliminate all extras or surpluses
  • Implement standardized BoQ and ensure adherence to the norms and eliminate deviations


Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • Strategic thinker with influencing abilities
  • Strong professional background in techno commercial domain for Telecom
  • Experience in supplier relationship management in a dynamic environment
  • Stakeholder management


Must have technical / professional qualifications

  • MBA /B.E/B. Tech
  • Reasonably good knowledge of SAP any other ERP tools on Procurement ,contract management

Years of Experience

  • 5-10 years




Vodafone Idea Limited (formerly Idea Cellular Limited)
An Aditya Birla Group & Vodafone partnership