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IT Managed Services Procurement Manager - Mobile Telco Networks

Job Title: IT Managed Services Procurement Manager - Mobile Telco Networks
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 month rolling
Contact Name: Robert Hudson
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced/senior Procurement Manager to work for a major telecoms company based in Berkshire. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a national network rollout and transformation programme - very visible within the business.

Within the role you will be responsible for network operations functions in a managed service environment, so we are seeking candidates who have worked in similar mobile telco or IT managed services networks.

You will have full ownership of all commercial deliverables; including, but not limited to - business cases, pricing models, TCO, bid pricing/analysis, reviews, pricing and commercial schedules.

The successful candidate will be regularly liaising with a variety of skilled network professionals, so must have an overall understanding of networks, excellent stakeholder management skills and attitude, as well as the character required to lead negotiations.

Must have skills

  • Mobile telco networks / operations
  • End to end IT services procurement lifecycle.
  • Significant commercial acumen - procurement / buying / category / pricing
  • Supplier agreements, contracts, work packages,
  • 3rd party supplier management / outsourcing agreements.
  • Financial understanding of complex data

Ideal technical exposure to a combination of:

  • 3G, 4G, and an understanding of 5G
  • RAN / Transmission / Transport / IP / Core
  • OSS / BSS / IT network systems / tools
  • IT - Cloud functionality and connectivity, infrastructure, applications

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