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JUNIOR SUPPLIER/ CONTRACTS MANAGER

Job Title: JUNIOR SUPPLIER/ CONTRACTS MANAGER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: P/CB/CONTRACTS_1520517242
Contact Name: Carly Blake
Contact Email: carly.blake@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

I am recruiting for a great opportunity for a Contracts/ Procurement Manager for a leading telecommunications company on a permanent basis. We are looking for candidates with strong contract management experience, who has worked in a post contract environment. You will be responsible for functional sourcing management across set commodities, specifically around outsourcing of technology services supply.

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Work with technical / project teams to ensure their (MSPs) and related contracts are managed effectively
  • Track performance of suppliers against the contract on key contractual KPIs and ensure that the suppliers are delivering to requirements
  • Manage change control process for their MSP contracts and ensure new deliverables and pricing represent good value
  • Ensure contractual governance/approval mechanisms are applied and support governance meetings in line with the contract to ensure actions delivered upon.
  • Take ownership for resolution of contractual disputes.
  • Lead commercial negotiations using established commercial processes
  • Draft and award supplier contracts with support from Legal (in house and external) as required
  • Create vendor strategies for key suppliers

We are looking for;

  • Strong commercial experience
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent 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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