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IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competetive Salary and Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ITProcMan/TC096_1573484044
Contact Name: Tommy Clifford
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

(In priority order)

Explain what the role will be doing on a daily basis. What the role will be responsible for, and what the role will be accountable for:

· 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 business's 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 on site 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 the business's technical / project teams and Managed Service Providers to ensure that the business's suppliers / contracts are managed effectively yielding sustained savings

· Managing the multitude of stakeholders across key customers and the business

· Achieving the optimum results from contracts for the business and its shareholders

· Must be self-driven and able to work with minimum management supervision within a dynamic and challenging environment to tight timelines

· Challenge the status quo, keep abreast of the external market and use this to drive improvements, continuous improvements and learning

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