Beaumont Select

Interim Senior Procurement Lead - IT Managed Services

Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
£550-625 per day
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Ref
JO-04526
Hours
Full Time

Our client is looking for a strong, dynamic, flexible, experienced and well-rounded IT Managed Services Procurement Manager with experience of procuring build and operate services of significant value, complexity and risk, ideally (but not essentially) in the telecoms network operations domain (as opposed to billing or customer care). However, the Senior Procurement Lead could come from any background where a large property network is supported e.g. utilities.  

The suitable person will have well-rounded experience across the IT services procurement lifecycle. The role will own all the commercial deliverables associated with a complex IT managed services procurement. This includes creating business cases, pricing models & total cost of ownership models; bid pricing analysis & reviews, developing charges/pricing templates and drafting commercial contract schedules. Strong stakeholder management and ability to successfully engage with the IT team procuring these services and capabilities is critical.  Our client requires someone with very strong, agile and used to doing IT services deals £100+ million or more over X amount of years.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formal commercial and financial definition of charging and pricing models that align with services and outcomes.

  • Conducting commercial analysis for “packages” of service requirements. Develop TCO models for future/transformed services.

  • Create tenders and lead strategic commercial negotiations using established commercial processes

  • The individual will be the Procurement lead for OSS (Operating Support System) Transformation project

  • Act as key liaison into the IT and legal teams to ensure they are aligned with this procurement.

  • Work with relevant vendor/partner manager to develop outcome based performance frameworks for potential suppliers and define key contractual KPIs.

Candidate requirements:

  • Strong and relevant commercial experience in a managed services environment on customer or supplier side – this is a must

  • Previous experience as a commercial/procurement and pricing specialist/SME within a IT environment.

  • Experience OSS IT – desirable (Operating Support System)

  • Experience of commercial and contractual principles and processes.

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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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