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IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Salary and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LS/ITProcManPerm_1520595568
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

IT Procurement Manager - Reading, Berkshire - Permanent.

A leading mobile telecoms company is searching for an IT Procurement Manager to join their team in Reading, Berkshire on a permanent basis.

Candidates should have experience in IT category management and will be looking to develop their experience and career in this area.

The IT Procurement Manager will be responsible for providing 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 the 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 business and its shareholders.
  • Draft and award supplier contracts with support from the Legal and external legal outsource supplier, as required.
  • Report issues and opportunities in a timely manner and manage risk appropriately.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Good working knowledge and procurement experience in information technology supply category.
  • Good commercial experience.
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Confident communicator at all levels in an organisation across a variety of disciplines (legal, technical, finance and procurement).
  • Good understanding of contract law.
  • Supplier management skills and experience.
  • Contract management skills and experience.

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