Senior Procurement Manager (IT)

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Senior Procurement Manager (IT)

We are looking for a Senior IT Procurement Manager to join the Procurement team within MBNL’s Commercial department.

Working in our state-of-the-art offices, flexible working with collaborative digital systems, are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of a competitive salary, car allowance, great benefits and exciting work at the forefront of the mobile telecoms industry.

The role

As a member of the Commercial function we are responsible for all Procurement and a significant amount of Vendor Management activities.  We support key stakeholders like Design, Planning & Deployment, Operations, IT, Property and our shareholders, helping them to ensure our suppliers deliver what they need when they need it, developing clear strategies for the future.

Key Responsibilities will include:

• Manage the performance of your team, driving high attainment by setting stretching and challenging objectives.  Continually review these and provide feedback on an ongoing basis
• Manage resources appropriately.  Hire the right people with the right attitudes and ensure the mix of permanent staff and contractors is appropriate
• Be a true service provider - understand your customers needs and encourage your team to deliver a great service internally and externally
• Conducting commercial review for each 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
• 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:

• Strong commercial and procurement experience within the IT Services Category.
• Strong influencing and negotiation skills
• Excellent communicator at all levels in an organisation across a variety of disciplines (legal, technical, finance and procurement)
• Good understanding of contract law and contract management experience.
• Supplier management skills and experience
• Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or another relevant professional qualification

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