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Procurement Manager - IT/Digital/Cloud

Job Title: Procurement Manager - IT/Digital/Cloud
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London, London
Industry:
Salary: Salary and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LS/ProcMan/Lon/Perm_1532600519
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager - IT / Digital / Cloud - Permanent - South-West London.

A global conglomerate / telecoms company is searching for a Procurement Manager with good IT / Digital / Cloud knowledge to join their team in South-West London on a permanent basis.

Experience Required:

  • Strong experience of software, digital, cloud infrastructure and hardware procurement.
  • e-Wallet and IoT and mobile telecoms procurement experience would be ideal.
  • Ideally some previous telecoms experience.
  • Solid experience running end-to-end technology procurement processes.
  • Contract placement and management.
  • Vendor and stakeholder management.
  • Ability to work in international and dynamic environments.
  • Good financial analysis skills and budget understanding.

Role:

  • Manage IT and Technology Group procurement initiatives and contracts.
  • Work closely with the Head of Procurement and liaise with OpCos to ensure that all commercial responsibilities related to Group agreements are carried out accurately and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of Group IT & Technology procurement strategies.
  • Manage procurement process including supplier analysis, issue of RFP, assessment, contract placement and contract management.
  • Support technology and digital stakeholders in their procurement requirements from identification of business need through to contract signature.
  • Lead commercial negotiations with relevant vendors to ensure best value at the required service levels.
  • Manage global enterprise contracts with Group vendors.
  • Establish, rationalise and manage commercial relations with key/ preferred vendors.
  • Establish and maintain the contract renewal schedule and ensure timely review of contract renewals with stakeholders and vendors.
  • Manage external commercial benchmarking of significant areas of technology expenditure.
  • Update processes for reporting on technology procurement and provide regular reports.
  • Liaise with OpCos for sharing and approval of contract terms and commitments.
  • Some travel within Europe will be necessary.

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