DISH Wireless is looking for a Regional Vice President of Wireless Development and Operations with people-management abilities to help build and operate our 5G network in one of four regions. Each region encompasses 60 to 90 million people and 4-8 major metropolitan areas.
The Regional Vice President will be accountable for overall management and strategy execution for DISH Wireless across the region. This position will be responsible for driving a large-scale wireless infrastructure development program, standards and best practices; and delivering a high performance wireless network infrastructure. The Regional Vice President will have strong knowledge of the competitive landscape in the regional markets and use this knowledge to inform management about the opportunities in the region. This role will require travel within the region and periodically to the Corporate Headquarters in Denver.
In addition to the above, some key responsibilities of the Regional Vice President of Wireless Development and Operations include:
Provide oversight and direction for the radio design, acquisition, installation and implementation of network deployment plans to meet cost and timeline constraints
Leadership of a diverse team of professionals located within the designated market. These activities include resource planning, performance management, organizational development, succession planning, etc.
Oversight of strategic vendor partnerships that provide site development, construction, transport and maintenance services particularly as it relates to delivery of services
Accountability for capital and operating expense budget stewardship, management and forecasting
Guidance for both short- and long-term network infrastructure programs, strategy, functionality and operational management practices
Development of operational policies and processes that allow the team to provide best in class network services
Overall management of multiple concurrent projects and network-related initiatives that are high profile, technically complex and unique in nature
Communicate status and issues at various levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner
Anticipate technical and tactical challenges and develop contingency plans for controlling costs and accelerating market deployment schedules
Establish strong rapport within team members, support national practices that drive employee engagement and productivity
Work with the national team in review of capital and expenses and achieve targeted financial objectives
Coordinate with national team for projected need for additional project support as required
15 + years Wireless Network deployment and operations experience7+ years in progressively broader manager roles, leading multiple groups, departments, and teams
7+ years of site acquisition, network operation, construction experience with budget accountability
The ability to use facts and data coupled with great judgement as a basis for making decisions
The ability to thrive in a start-up environment with significant ambiguity and challenging problems inherent in building a greenfield, stand-alone 5G network, including ownership of policy development
Executive presence with strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Previous experience of culture keeping and message ownership
Bachelor's Degree; advanced degree preferred