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Interim Category Manager - Networks & Telecoms

Interim Category Manager - Networks & Telecoms

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £425 - £475 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

  • Contact email:

    adam.dennison@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    475

  • Salary low:

    425

  • Job ref:

    J12403_1548841838

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Interim Category Manager - Networks & Telecoms - £425-475p/d
  • London

An Interim Networks & Telecoms Category Manager at £425-475p/d is required for a global FTSE100 Oil & Gas Supermajor based in Greater London. A 6 month contract, likely to extend, this is an exciting opportunity within leading sourcing events and negotiations across the category, implementing an infrastructure project and vendor management for data networks, for a candidate with a strong background in Networks & Telecoms sourcing, who is looking to develop their experience within a global, diverse and fast-paced function.

Role:

  • Execute the sourcing strategy across the Networks & Telecoms category
  • Source Networks & Telecoms globally from providers
  • Vendor management for data neworks and trader voice systems
  • Implementing a critical infrastructure project across Networks & Telecoms

Required Skills

  • Extensive experience of sourcing Network Services
  • Worked in global or multi country service environments with a proven track record of influencing large teams of a diverse nature
  • Previously worked in IT Outsourcing / IT Operations / IT Procurement
  • Vendor management skills
  • Demonstrable experience in Fixed Pricing, Firm Pricing, T&M, and Staff Augmentation constructs
  • Ability to interpret contract language and develop a position
  • Specific and in depth understanding of the category supply market and value drivers
  • Excellent negotiation skills with experience in negotiating multi-million commercial IT contracts
  • Ability to engage mid to senior business and IT personnel to win over stakeholders