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Interim Telecoms Procurement Manager - £500 p/d

Interim Telecoms Procurement Manager - £500 p/d

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Samir Zargar

  • Contact email:

    samir.zargar@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    500

  • Salary low:

    400

  • Job ref:

    SZJ11259_1520959255

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-12

Interim Telecoms Procurement Manager - £500 p/d

Our client, a leading FTSE 100, seeks to recruit an experienced INTERIM Telecoms Procurement Manager. The jobholder will provide project procurement support across a portfolio of Telecoms/Networks sourcing requirements.

Role:

The jobholder will be responsible for supporting the Head of Procurement with a portfolio of Telecoms/Networks sourcing projects - a large proportion of which carry a heavy focus on innovation and leading edge technologies. The successful candidate will also gain exposure across other technology sub-categories including (but not limited to) - software, infrastructure, managed services and outsourcing. This is an exciting opportunity to support the Major Projects team with high value, complex contracts valued up to £100m. Furthermore, the jobholder will be tasked with leading the development of the networks/telecoms Sourcing strategy and associated category plans.

The jobholder will demonstrate expert stakeholder management skills, with an ability to build relationships across 5 different business units within the Group, engaging at CIO level on a frequent basis.

The role forms a key part of a delivery focused team with a tangible cost-saving target associated. As such, suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate an ability to support multiple concurrent projects, working in a fast-paced environment.

Experience:

- The ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad IT Procurement background - touching on all aspects of the category portfolio with ideally an emphasis on Telecoms/Networks.

- Experience of working in a fast-paced, challenging, 'blue-chip' environment

- Demonstrates a 360 degree Sourcing skill-set with a track record of delivering end to end IT/Telecoms sourcing projects

- Strong analytical skill-set with good Excel knowledge

- Demonstrates executive stakeholder management experience, up to and including CxO level