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Procurement Manager (Telecoms hardware)

Job Title: Procurement Manager (Telecoms hardware)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive Salary + bonus + car allowance
REF: SM/P/PM-T1_1547207926
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager (Telecoms hardware)


Reading, Berkshire

Procurement Manager - this is a permanent position working for a leading Mobile Telecoms company based in central Reading. Your role will focus on the procurement of Radio Access Network (RAN) technology and hardware and so we are looking for someone who has recent experience procuring this type of equipment.

As part of your role as Procurement Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Effectively managing an established portfolio of suppliers / contracts ensuring sustained savings
  • Track performance of suppliers against KPIs, working with suppliers to ensure delivery
  • Managing contract changes and renewing contracts
  • Working with legal teams before, during and after negotiations to ensure robust contracts are negotiated and correct governance procedures are applied
  • Responsible for ensuring contract costs are captured accurately for budgeting and forecasting

We are looking for someone with:

  • Previous experience procuring Mobile Telecoms RAN hardware and technology
  • Strong commercial experience
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Good understanding of contract law
  • Supplier management skills and experience
  • Contract management skills and experience
  • CIPS qualified

If you are interested in this permanent Procurement Manager opportunity, and have a background within mobile telecoms then please submit your application on line or email your CV direct to

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