Job Summary

Our client in Telecommunication industry is seeking to recruit highly proactive and self-driven individual to fill the following position

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description


Our client in Telecommunication industry is seeking to recruit highly proactive and self-driven individual to fill the following position


Job summary

Reporting to the Project Head of Supply Chain, the job holder will lead a team of professionals managing several suppliers to ensure delivery of contractual requirements, developing solutions to address customer challenges and developing and inspiring a team to meet the shared service goals and objectives.


Key Duties and responsibilities

  • Administer the commercial aspects of contracts including supplier appraisal, tender preparation, tender assessment, negotiation, recommendation, placement, variation management, claim management and performance monitoring
  • Maintain market knowledge of all areas of expenditure and assist in developing supply chain strategies that will underpin company objectives
  • Assist in monitoring supply market relationships, externally and internally and act as subject expert
  • Develop and implement Supply Chain Strategies, deliverables and agreed targets for a defined range of market areas and ensure risks are understood.
  • Provide regular and pro-active liaison and support to internal and external customers to enable best practice to be achieved throughout Company-wide contracts and further the development of the Company Purchasing System in conjunction with other Departments
  • Assist with identifying top common areas of transactional activity and agree appropriate Procurement strategies for each area and establish new arrangements to minimise transactional activity
  • Ensure all materials procured meet the Company's requirements of suitability for purpose, quality, safety and price and continually monitor and assess Suppliers to ensure they are providing a service in accordance with their contractual obligations
  • Assist in establishing a strategy that achieves targeted savings, performance improvement and supplier rationalisation
  • Responsible for reviewing all relevant Legislation, rules and procedures and recommend areas of change

Skills and Qualifications 

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of conducting major contract negotiations
  • Working knowledge of the Supply Chain and contract processes
  • Awareness of new technological and best practice advances in Supply chain
  • Good knowledge and experience of Public Sector Procurement
  • Experience of working within a change project/environment
  • Practical knowledge of delivering contracts/agreement

Desirable Criteria

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management /Purchasing & Supplies Management.
  • Member of the Charted Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or equivalent qualification
  • Proven track record of delivering optimum results in a multi-faceted procurement operation together with a comprehensive knowledge of Supply Chain governance
  • Good communication and stakeholder engagement experience

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