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Procurement Manager (IT Hardware, Software, Services)

Job Title: Procurement Manager (IT Hardware, Software, Services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
REF: SM/P/ITPM1_1524737008
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email: salome.maybanks@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager (IT Hardware, Software & Services)

Permanent

Reading town centre

I am recruiting for a IT Procurement Manager to join a leading communications company in Reading town centre. This is a permanent opportunity reporting into the Senior IT Procurement Manager offering a competitive salary and benefits package. My client are a forward thinking, Agile company, based in newly refurbished offices close to rail and bus links and offer flexible working environment.

This position would suit someone who already has a some experience within IT procurement (not necessarily in a management role) and would now like to take the next step and further their career. Ideally you will already be CIPS certified (or looking to gain this) and have experience in conducting commercial reviews, creating tenders, conducting commercial negotiations and some experience in drafting supplier contracts.

As IT Procurement Manager your role will develop so you will take over responsibility for sourcing of IT hardware, software and services suppliers. You will take responsibility for ensuring budgetary compliance, negotiating agreements (including pricing and cost saving opportunities), and review contract changes with preferred suppliers.

Skills & Experience we are looking for:

  • IT hardware, software & services procurement experience
  • Advanced MS Office - in particular advanced Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Good commercial experience
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Confident communicator across all levels
  • Supplier management skills and experience
  • Contract management skills and experience

If you are interested in this permanent opportunity and have the required experience then please apply on line or email your CV direct to Salome.Maybanks @ projectpeople.com

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.