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IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive Salary +Benefits
Start Date: January 2020
REF: SM/P/ITProc_1573116729
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

IT Procurement Manager


Reading, Berkshire

IT Procurement Manager - I am currently recruiting for an IT Procurement Manager (software & hardware) to join a busy team working for a rapidly growing Mobile Telecoms company based in Reading, Berkshire. This is a permanent position and my client are looking for someone to start in January.

Reporting into the Senior IT Procurement Manager, your role as IT Procurement Manager will include:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Draft and award supplier contracts with support from Legal and external legal outsource supplier, as required
  • 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

For this position, we require someone with:

  • IT Software and hardware procurement, (IT software and IT equipment, databases and storage services) (with a slant towards IT software procurement)
  • Previous experience negotiating IT contracts
  • Solid negotiation skills / contract negotiation
  • Understanding of contract law
  • IT Supplier management skills
  • Experienced in SoWs

If you are interested in this permanent position and have the required skills and experience, then please submit your CV on line.

Salary and package disclosed upon application

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