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Technology Procurement Manager

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Beaumont Select

Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom
Information Technology
15 Jan 2019
Annual Salary

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Technology Procurement Manager to join an award-winning Telecoms organisation…

Our client, an award winning Telecoms organisation, are looking to recruit an experienced Technology Procurement Manager into their team.

The Commercial team manage a large number of strategic suppliers providing anything from Managed Services, Network Equipment, Transmission, Information Technology and management of power and property suppliers. This involves very significant spends across these categories supported by complex contracts. As a member of the Commercial function we are responsible for all Procurement and a significant amount of Vendor Management activities. They support key stakeholders such as Design, Planning & Deployment, Operations, IT, Property, helping them to ensure our suppliers deliver what they need when they need it, developing clear strategies for the future.

Technology Procurement Manager Role Requirements:

  • Managing an established and current portfolio of suppliers and equipment types
  • Renewing contracts
  • Managing contract changes
  • Managing new deals and drafting contracts
  • Approving purchases orders
  • Interfacing with principle contractors
  • Candidate requirement:
  • Previous Telecom experience is a must
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial experience
  • 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
  • Ambitious and driven
  • Good listening skills
  • CIPS qualified
  • Good influencing skills

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency. Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

Reference: 628940344