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IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: P/SR/IT/Proc_1520348033
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email: sara.rowe@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

IT Procurement Manager - Permanent - Berkshire - Mobile Telecoms

Role:

Reports to the Senior IT Procurement Manager

Responsible for functional sourcing management across set commodities, specifically around Information Technology equipment, software and services suppliers.

Provide commercial support to the business and project teams to:

  • Ensure budgetary compliance
  • Negotiate agreements, pricing and identify savings opportunities
  • Review statements of works and contract change notes under existing framework agreements, with preferred suppliers
  • Minimise commercial risks
  • Ensuring the appropriate Statement of Works (SoW) templates are used
  • Conducting commercial review for each SoW to mitigate and manage commercial risks
  • Work with technical / project teams to lead commercial reviews and create / lead competitive processes
  • Create tenders and lead commercial negotiations using established commercial processes and ensuring you represent the strategic requirements of the company and its shareholders
  • Draft and award supplier contracts with support from internal Legal and external legal outsource supplier, as required
  • Report issues and opportunities in a timely manner and manage risk appropriately
  • Take ownership of resolution of contractual disputes
  • Ensure contractual governance / approval mechanisms are applied and support governance meetings in line with the contract to ensure actions delivered upon
  • Work with relevant vendor manager to track performance of suppliers against the contract on key contractual KPIs working and ensuring that the suppliers are delivering on all fronts
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to engage with supplier contacts, ensuring agreed performance and pricing are maintained and new costs are agreed under contract as required
  • Work with technical / project teams and Managed Service Providers to ensure that suppliers / contracts are managed effectively yielding sustained savings

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