Interim Procurement Manager - IT, Warwick

Job Summary

Reference: 123103167
Job Type: Contract
Location: Warwick
Salary: 500 - 650 per day
Date Posted: 10/12/2016

Job Description

Interim Procurement Manager IT/IS

6 Month Contract

500 - 650 per day


An exciting opportunity for a senior procurement professional to develop and lead the Procurement requirement, analysis and negotiations associated all IS related components (i.e. internal fit out) of a new Data Centre facilities. You will be tasked with ensuring the business secures value from its investment in the Data Centre, especially with regards to the network and infrastructural components.

You will have a minimum of five years' experience at a senior level within Procurement.

Proven knowledge and experience of IT systems and services as they relate to Data Centres.

You will be an excellent communicator, have strong negotiating and analytical skills and possess a quantifiable record of achievement.

Track record of delivering technically complex programmes, recognising interdependencies, overcoming technical challenges and managing suppliers.

Adept at team working but assuming responsibility for delivery within a wider Programme of technical activity.

Knowledge of the IS Telecoms and Infrastructure, to include:

Knowledge of both strategic sourcing and call-off processes

Effective negotiation skills

Proficient in stakeholder management and communications

Ability to define and measure benefits

An understanding of the market / supplier dynamics and how to leverage that knowledge

Technical understanding of appropriate technologies and services to include but not limited to :

Wide Area Network / Local Area Network

SCADA and associated telemetry services

Security firewall, DMZ interface management

Main interfaces:

Vendors and Strategic Partners


Commercial Operations

CNI DC Programme team - a multi-dimensional team of subject matter experts


Educated to Degree Level

CIPS qualified