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Senior IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: Senior IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
REF: SM/P/ITP_1534947803
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email: salome.maybanks@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Senior IT Procurement Manager

Permanent - Competitive Salary + Benefits

Reading, Berkshire

I am currently recruiting for a Senior IT Procurement Manager with experience in managing the procurement of a mix of IT tools and systems. This is a permanent opportunity working for an Agile forward thinking Mobile Telecoms company based in the centre of Reading, close to main line train station with the added benefit of some flexible working/remote working.

As Senior IT Procurement Manager you will be reporting into the Head of Procurement and managing a team of Procurement Managers. Previous team management experience (of IT Procurement Managers) is essential for this position. You will be responsible for negotiating and managing complex IT contracts, supplier selection, negotiating with suppliers and gaining their commitment in order to deliver business needs - driving value, minimising risk and setting SLAs.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Proven background at senior level IT procurement, including management of a team of Procurement Managers (including remote workers)
  • Procurement experience in IT tools and systems including software development systems, configuration tools and systems and consultancy services
  • Strong commercial experience
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent communicator across all levels
  • Understanding of contract law with experience in negotiating complex agreements for IT tools and systems (including software development, configuration, consultancy services, Agile services, firmware and equipment)
  • Supplier management skills
  • Robust contract management skills including a strong understanding of key IT contract clauses, such as IPR and licence rights
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) or equivalent

If you are interested in this permanent opportunity please submit your application on line or email your CV direct to Salome.Maybanks @ projectpeople.com

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