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IT Procurement Specialist

Job Title: IT Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive Salary +Benefits
REF: SM/P/ITProc1_1574357656
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

IT Procurement Specialist


Reading, Berkshire

IT Procurement Specialist - I am currently recruiting for an IT Procurement Specialist (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 Specialist will include:

  • 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
  • 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

Skills & Experience Required:

  • 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 completing Statement of Works

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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