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Procurement Manager, Software ( 121916 )

Job function Procurement

Main location UK & Ireland-United Kingdom-London-London

Schedule Full-time

Working pattern Standard

Salary Competitive

Procurement Manager, Software

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities We need you to help us do this

Why this role matters

Procurement plays a critical role in BT and the technology, products and services sourced underpin BTs IT platforms, operations, and services offered to customers Its key that we establish the right supplier relationships and agreements necessary to create value, deliver cost efficiencies and ensure we have the commercial models to enable economic growth, whilst protecting BT from both financial and reputational damage

What youll be doing

Category Management & Sourcing Execution for Technology Software Solutions
Accountable for commercial strategy & structuring and negotiating supplier contacts
Responsible for the relationship management of 2 x Platinum Suppliers
Comfortable with ambiguity and able to define and drive requirements both effectively and in a timely manner
Great at execution, results driven, and detail orientated
Stakeholder management & Change Management
Strategic planning driving successful answers and understanding the key strategic goals that will make the difference

Well also need to see these on your CV

Ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements between BT and Suppliers to realise key milestones around delivery of services and maintaining continuous service levels
Expert understanding around commercial models that pertain to Software to support BT business operations
Understanding and expertise in advanced and emerging technologies
Ability to manage and influence senior stakeholders on commercial services and sourcing approach
Relationship and negotiation skills required for leading complex pan-category negotiations with global suppliers
Effective communication skills
Change management skills to delivery transformation and operational excellence across the team
Management of virtual teams to drive results
Professionally qualified (CIPS or equivalent) licensed buyer
Relevant skills and an in depth knowledge of procurement principles, and the ability to apply these as required in any area

Why choose us

Weve always been an organisation with purpose; to use the power of communications to make a better world At our heart were a technology company with research and innovation in our bones and a desire to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers Today in this fast changing, always on, digital world our purpose remains true Yet the market conditions, regulation and competition we face are tougher than ever before So if you have the drive, optimism and resilience to help propel us forward well offer unrivalled personal development, a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things and pursue new careers

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences Were creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed Thats why we welcome applications from all parts of the community

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Materials/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt/Procurement
Role : Purchasing/Sourcing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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