Procurement Manager (Network Build)

Job ID

PERM002020ML

Department

Commercial

Details

Procurement Manager (Network Build)

12 month FTC

Reading based + home working

 

The Role:

MBNL’s 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.

You will be responsible for functional sourcing management across set commodities, specifically around ADC suppliers and other T&A projects. Providing commercial support to MBNLs business and project teams to ensure budgetary compliance, negotiate pricing and identifying savings opportunities. You will set up new framework agreements and statements of work as well as managing contract changes under our existing framework agreements. 

 

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Ensure the appropriate Frame Agreement and Statement of Works (SoW) templates are used
  • Conduct commercial review for each Frame Agreement and SoW to mitigate and manage commercial risks
  • Work with MBNL's technical / project teams to lead commercial reviews and create / lead competitive processes
  • Create tenders and lead commercial negotiations using established commercial processes and ensuring you represent the strategic requirements of MBNL and its shareholders
  • Draft and award supplier contracts with support from MBNL Legal and external legal outsource supplier, as required
  • Report issues and opportunities in a timely manner and manage risk appropriately
  • Take ownership of resolution of contractual disputes
  • Ensure contractual governance / approval mechanisms are applied and support governance meetings in line with the contract to ensure actions delivered upon

 

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience of negotiating contracts
  • Good understanding of contract law
  • Significant Supplier & Contract management experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • MCIPS
  • TELCO Experience 

MBNL – building strength through inclusion

At MBNL we embrace equality, diversity and inclusion.  People are at the heart of everything we do and collectively we strive to create an environment where everyone can flourish.  By fostering an inclusive environment, we are championing each other’s uniqueness. 

Inclusion & Diversity within MBNL will unlock innovation and continue to evolve how we work, to help us deliver world class infrastructure for our Shareholders and their customers.

We will work creatively to offer flexible working arrangements, (like non-standard hours, part-time, remote working). We want to support you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

MBNL are proud recipients of the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award, and Disability Confident accredited.

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