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     Date Submitted:02-11-2012
     Last Modified:02-11-2012 (01:35)
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     Current job:Satellite procurement director
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Keywordsvery good track record in the BtoB, very smart negotiator and also a team player.

      15 years of international experience in fast growing environments

        Strategic account management, BtoB Marketing

        Telecom / Broadcast / Satellite

        English / French / Spanish / Portuguese for business



    42 years old


    globecast (France TELECOM ORANGE) Broadcast Services Division, Paris HQ, provider of value added broadcast and IP services via satellite, 700 people worldwide, 2011 revenues > 400 M€

    Director of satellite distribution policy & networks procurement EMEA– 2006 up to now 

    • Managed a worldwide portfolio of key satellite/fiber capacity and equipment vendors for a spend worth 150 M€/yearand a team of engineers / buyers.
    • Set up more cost effective and customer-oriented purchasing strategy and tacticsin accordance with the guidelines of        France Telecom Group governance, including global RFP and resources optimization with other Orange entities worldwide   . Cash out Savings ~10 M€ /year.
    • Provided strategic guidelines to Top management for medium term diversification of core satellite assets and services addressing EMEA regions  and Orange France Telecom Group Non eligible DSL zones for video distribution /internet / datas.


    Sr Business Development/Bid Support  Manager Channel Distribution EMEA–  2002-2005

    • Initiated more aggressive marketing launch strategies for EMEA region customers to value European DTH hot spots  (30 M€/year), and to capture emerging pay TV markets Asia / Latin America
    • Coordinated space and ground segments cost cutting activities for European permanent facilities Savings : 3 Meuros/ year
    • Managed complex tailor made solutions for key EMEA broadcasters interfacing with technical experts, business units in Europe, sales office in Lebanon. Turnover delivered : 10-15 Meuros/year

    Sr Product Manager Full time satellite services EMEA -  1998 - 2002


    • Managed a product portfolio valued worth 170 M€ / yearfor EMEA broadcasters/ ISP’s and corporate including business plans, prospects profiling, cost control and pricing targets..
    • Advised management on product marketing strategy. Setup and performed follow-up of consolidated P&L per product lines and geographic area. Conducted market surveys including competition/providers benchmarking, long-term sector forecasts.
    • Developed International sales support fora team of 10 senior account managers and a Europe/USA based distributors’ network.  Designed Sales tool and literature. Presented sales pitch to commercial teams.


    CITCOM/France TELECOM MULTIMEDIA distance learning systems via video conferencing and Internet

    Project manager 1995-1998    


    • Carried out project management missions for development and setup of teleworking centresin French isolated areas.  Worked closely with local authorities and branches of France Telecom to secure project funding. Coordinated on legal and technical issues, job creation with local small business entrepreneurs (call centres, data processing for tenders) and public partners.
    • Performed consulting studies to promote in-house distance learning systemsincluding, assessments of wants and needs, technical/budgetary feasibility study, real multiple sites experiments, recommendations to decision makers.
    • Major achievements include missions carried out for French Ministry of Finance, Brazil government and EEC.



    2005                      France Telecom top sourcing university

    2002                      The Multimedia Institute, Paris, high level cycle of Medias /Telco’s conferences France/USA

    1995                      Institut National des Télécommunications  – Evry, France

                    Post graduate degree in Telecom engineering sciences and business management

    1993                      Reims Management School

    Graduate Business School, France – M.A. in Business Administration including internships in door-to-door sales (USA 4 months) and assistant to cost controller within BOC group (6 months). 


    Languages          Strong interpersonal skills in French / English Spanish

    Spanish: fluent, Portuguese: good command, Polish: conversational


    Hobbies               Meeting different cultures

    Sports. Participated in several local races (jogging, hiking, swimming), organized international sports tournaments within French Military School of Sports to complete Military duties in 1994.  

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