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Order Entry Manager

The Back Office team ensures that the other key units within Network Procurement unit, Buyers in both the Americas and EMEA/ROW teams and in the Enterprise & Deals team, can focus more on their daily operational tasks without being weighed down by more administrative and process tasks. These areas are details oriented often seen as being time-consuming, passive and behind the scenes of the daily Network Procurement operation. , but they form a very ‘vital cog’ in an ‘operational wheel’ which needs to keep on moving and actively evolving. The team also works with other units such as I.T. to look at system and process improvements and Sales, to ensure that all third party orders are reviewed and cleansed before being passed to Service Delivery for ordering with third party suppliers.

The Back Office team plays a significant role in ensuring that the Network Procurement Buyers are able to focus on day to day operational matters.

The generic role of the Order Entry Manager – Back Office;
is to manage incoming orders and process them through the system ensuring the commercial and technical criteria meet the requirements of the solution.

Key Daily Tasks:

  • Manage the Order Entry, Dismantle and Task reports on a daily basis.
  • Requests and prepares Supplier Order Forms for the areas above from the commercial perspective without demarcs and local contacts (internal SOF for all on-line orders)
  • Ensure all orders which are being placed by Arelion onto third party suppliers are accurate and clean, using Arelion Order check list, internal certification rules and company guidelines.
  • Analyse requirements entered in to the system and agreed via email communication , ensuring discrepancies are solved and cleansed before processing the SOF to Delivery team within the targeted Lead-Times
  • Request new ENNI via SF and from Supplier if needed
  • Review the latest quoting email converstation and /or TPI handled via Quoting team and compare this with requirements entered in the system
  • Request discount in case price was handled via automated system
  • Validate if provider is On Net and if better solution is found, revalidates with Solution Engineering and Sales team
  • Processing CRM TPS from the stage PO Required until handover of POs and SOFs to Delivery for order placement, via attaching documents in and setting the TPS to status “5.READY TO ORDER”
  • Archiving SOFs and related documentation
  • Provide the latest communication between Procurement and Provider so Delivery can directly take action and order (email to be sent to Delivery Coordinator and/or attached to TPS) - (if not online)
  • Process Renewals and administrative changes through the system
  • Process dismantle/cease at the end of the contract for local tails

Work with great people

Maarit Diridillou
Office Manager
"At Arelion you are surrounded by extremely talented people – it makes the work environment so inspiring!"
Tanuja Rameaux
Head of delivery content
"I love the cultural synergy within the company – it is unique. When you join us, you will feel it’s warmth!"
Sandrine Corbett
Human Resources Manager
"I feel I belong, and I really like the people I work with. This combination empowers me!"
Fabio Bottan
Account Manager
"What I really like about Arelion is the support we get from the company when we promote different ways to do business."

Skills & Requirements


  • Extensive & fundamental expertise about the telecommunication sector / carrier market
  • High level expertise in vendors/suppliers capacity products & services
  • High level of commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Accuracy and Detail oriented
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High level of documentation and presentation skills
  • Good IT knowledge (f.i. Salesforce)


  • Good team player
  • Accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible, open to changes
  • Being proactive & convincing
  • Competent planning and organizing skills
  • Good decision-making abilities
  • Self disciplined and able to work on own initiative


  • Fluent English (written and spoken)

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid workspace

  • Health & Wellbeing

  • A healthy work – life balance approach

  • Diverse workplace

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

About the company

From humble beginnings in the early 1990s, we have become connectivity partner of choice to the world’s largest content providers, operators and enterprises. In the past, our network laid the very foundations of the Internet revolution and today it’s enabling digitalization throughout business and society.

Arelion, formerly Telia Carrier, is owned by Polhem Infra, a Swedish investment company backed by some of the largest Swedish public pension funds. We started building our network in 1993, when our Autonomous System, AS1299, was allocated, and we’ve grown organically ever since. Our network now stretches 70,000 kms across Europe, North America and Asia and lets you connect directly to more than 2,300 wholesale customers in more than 125 countries. With more than 450 local access partners around the world, we are the backbone of your business, wherever you are.

Arelion provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by relevant local laws.

2022Telia Carrier is now Arelion

2020Telia Carrier acquired by Polhem Infra

2019Expands US East Coast corridor with capacity options that bypass Manhattan into Secaucus NJ

2018Direct Cloud Connect to top 5 Clouds in the US and EU

2017Collaborates with Facebook and Coriant on TIP Voyager Open Optical Network

2015Telia Carrier Internet backbone ranked no. 1 first time

2013First with 100G in both US and Europe

2011Successfully completes world’s first terabit optical trial

2000First carrier to offer cross-border mobile data roaming

1999First carrier to offer cross-border services for gaming

1998First carrier to sell wavelengths

1993AS1299 was born

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