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Junior IT Procurement Lead

Job Title: Junior IT Procurement Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: p/eg/itprocurelead_1520420189
Contact Name: Elizabeth Gilpin
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Junior IT Procurement Lead. Berkshire. Permanent Opportunity.

Exciting opportunity has arisen to join the commercial team for a leading mobile telecoms organisation to work on a permanent basis at their Head office. Responsible for functional sourcing management across set commodities , mainly around IT equipment , software and services suppliers.

The successful candidate will

  • Ensuring the appropriate Statement of Works (SoW) templates are used
  • Conducting commercial review for each SoW to mitigate and manage commercial risks
  • Create tenders and lead commercial negotiations using established commercial processes and ensuring you represent the strategic requirements of the organisation.
  • Draft and award supplier contracts with support from 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.

The successful candidate will come from a background in IT Category management, demonstrate excellent written communication skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

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