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Snr Procurement Manager - Telco & Networks - £85K

Snr Procurement Manager - Telco & Networks - £85K

  • Location

    Chesterfield

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Atkin

  • Contact email:

    tom.atkin@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    65000

  • Job ref:

    J691258C_1713520072

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-19

Role: Snr Procurement Manager - Telco & Networks

Salary: Up to £85K + £4K Car Allowance + up to 18% Bonus + Defined Contribution Pension + Private Medical + Life Assurance + 27.5 Days Holiday

Location: Chesterfield (2/3 days per week in the office)

A fantastic opportunity to play a key role leading the Telco & Networks Procurement team, driving innovation and commercial value across a Technology spend of c£400m. With a new CPO, and new Director of IT Procurement in post, this is the ideal time to join a team who are playing a critical role in facilitating a Tech Enabled, business wide, transformation.

If you're passionate about identifying technology enabled solutions that improve customer experience and drive efficiencies across day to day operations for a business which creates 650 million data points daily, we'd love to hear from you!

Role Overview:

Reporting into the Director if IT Procurement, you will lead the Telco & Networks category portfolio focussing on Unified Telecoms, Networks and Infrastructure.

You will partner with the CIO and the IT leadership community to identify opportunities to drive operational efficiencies and commercial value through tech innovation, whilst developing commercial partnerships with new and emerging suppliers who are able to challenge the status quo, proactively seeking positive impacts to collaboratively deliver first class value for the business and protect it from risk.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Proven ability to apply professional expertise to develop and implement innovative procurement solutions across IT & Technology categories.
  • Experience of designing and developing the Telco & Networks category strategy (3 - 5 year plans)
  • Evidence of developing partnerships with Tier 1 vendors including the likes of BT & Cisco
  • Is a proven negotiator and has been trained in negotiation principles and a track record of savings delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to lead in cross-functional teams and confidently operate at all levels with internal business and suppliers.