Software Contract Manager

19 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Contract Manager - Prestigious Education Institution - £65k - Board-Level Exposure - Excellent Progression Opportunities

Due to the rapid growth of their procurement function, this esteemed educational institution has an opening for an ambitious Software Contract Manager to join their commercially-astute team, working out of their London HQ. Operating in an established procurement function the successful Procurement professional will be given the autonomy to leave a lasting impression. Due to effective leadership and forward thinking, the procurement function currently has a strategic five-year plan with a clear view towards expanding category spend and project values, naturally leading to excellent opportunities for future progression.

The Software Contract Manager will:-

  • Negotiate and put in place 3rd party contracts and client contract flow downs
  • Examine at the terms and conditions of existing contracts and make changes in their renewals
  • Work with a range of internal stakeholders both locally and globally
  • Achieve value for money and best possible terms and conditions with new suppliers, including drafting and RFP processes

Procurement skills and background required:

  • Proven track record of success across IT procurement including Software
  • Proficient in the understanding and drafting of complex contractual terms and conditions and sourcing practices.
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build effective working relationships with client, stakeholders and suppliers at all levels.
  • Strong negotiations and influencing abilities.
  • CIPS qualified.

For more information on this exciting Software procurement opportunity, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Emily at

Keywords: Procurement, Indirect Procurement, Contracts and Sourcing Manager, IT Procurement, Software, Hardware, Telco, Networks, London, CIPS.