Strategic Negotiator, Global Network Acquisition at Google Nigeria

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Google is an American multinational know-how firm specializing in Internet-related companies and merchandise. These embody internet advertising applied sciences, search, cloud computing, and software program. Most of its earnings are derived from AdWords, an internet promoting service that locations promoting close to the checklist of search outcomes.

Google was based by Larry Page and Sergey Brin whereas they have been Ph.D. college students at Stanford University. Together they personal about 14 % of its shares however management 56 % of the stockholder voting energy by way of supervoting inventory. They included Google as a privately held firm on September 4, 1998. An preliminary public providing adopted on August 19, 2004. Its mission assertion from the outset was "to prepare the world’s info and make it universally accessible and helpful," and its unofficial slogan was "Don’t be evil". In 2004, Google moved to its new headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex.

Rapid development since incorporation has triggered a series of merchandise, acquisitions and partnerships past Google’s core search engine. It gives on-line productiveness software program together with e-mail (Gmail), a cloud storage service (Google Drive), an workplace suite (Google Docs) and a social networking service (Google+). Desktop merchandise embody functions for internet searching, organizing and modifying images, and on the spot messaging. The firm leads the event of the Android cell working system and the browser-only Chrome OS for a netbook generally known as a Chromebook. Google has moved more and more into communications {hardware}: it companions with main electronics producers within the manufacturing of its "high-quality low-cost" Nexus units and bought Motorola Mobility in May 2012. In 2012, a fiber-optic infrastructure was put in in Kansas City to facilitate a Google Fiber broadband service.About the Job

Google's infrastructure wants go far past server computer systems. As Google's services and products scale the globe, the Strategic Negotiation staff works behind the scenes to safe infrastructure for Google's future — all the things from underwater cables to bodily knowledge middle area.
As a Strategic Negotiator, you mix your deep market data of a given sector with tech trade savvy to barter cost-effective options to assist Google's infrastructure development.
You'll work with particular undertaking groups on negotiating offers, managing vendor and associate relationships and presenting deal suggestions to our Tech management. Your profitable negotiations have the potential to avoid wasting Google tens of millions of {dollars} in working prices and affect each a part of the enterprise.
As a Strategic Negotiator, you'll work with inner groups to supervise vendor and associate relationships. You may also develop and keep relationships with Google's enterprise items to assist reduce any hole between Google's enterprise ambitions and infrastructure functionality.
In this position, you'll be certain that we execute high-quality agreements with our suppliers, working carefully with our planning, tax, coverage, authorized, and treasury groups, whereas figuring out cost-effective options and optimum industrial frameworks for our wants. You'll take lead on tasks, handle distributors, and current your suggestions to Google management.
Behind all the things our customers see on-line is the structure constructed by the Technical Infrastructure staff to maintain it operating. From growing and sustaining our knowledge facilities to constructing the subsequent technology of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio attainable. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking issues aside so we are able to rebuild them. We hold our networks up and operating, making certain our customers have the most effective and quickest expertise attainable.

Responsibilities

Collaborate with inner enterprise and infrastructure technical groups to establish and outline strategic initiatives mandatory to satisfy Google's near-term and future community infrastructure wants.
Build strategic relationships with distributors, establish compelling alternatives for partnership or enlargement with groups, and decide particular options that meet industrial, technical, and timing necessities.
Identify and handle agreements with distributors offering darkish fiber, capability, and colocation.
Lead partnerships in tandem with our Legal, Treasury, Policy, and Tax groups.
Articulate Google's peering and interconnect place within the area to inner and exterior stakeholders. Communicate progress internally and collaborate with community groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Technology, Science, Law, Policy, Economics, or equal sensible expertise
Experience working with telecommunications service suppliers buying or promoting connectivity associated options
Experience promoting or shopping for belongings and options in rising markets

Preferred {qualifications}:

Experience in level of presence web site choice
Experience in negotiating wholesale agreements between carriers (e.g., roaming, wholesale, and so on.)
Experience engaged on lengthy distance and metro telecommunications (i.e., wavelengths, spectrum, darkish fiber, subsea cables)
Knowledge of stakeholders, points, and market tendencies inside Africa
Creative strategy to fixing unclear multi-stakeholder challenges

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