IT Sourcing Manager - 6-9 month fixed term contract


Job Ref:
9888

Job Title:
IT Sourcing Manager - 6-9 month fixed term contract

Location:
Leeds, Slough or Preston Brook

Salary:
Competitive

Closing date:
1st August 2017

Job Description

O2 is the commercial brand of Telefonica UK Limited, a leading digital communications company owned by Telefonica S.A. With over 25 million customer across the UK, O2 is one of the world`s most innovative companies putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We are more than just a network. We open up the endless possibilities of technology, connecting our customers to the things that they love and exploring new ways to open up the world for them.

We are always on the lookout for great talent. Just like our customers, we offer our employees more. From a choice of benefits, rewards, training and ongoing career development there are many reasons to join O2.

About the Team:
The IT Sourcing team are responsible for governing the key strategic IT Suppliers to ensure relationships run smoothly and according to contract KPI`s/SLA`s.

Your role:
The scope of the role is to work with the IT Sourcing Manager to bring governance around the top tier Resourcing suppliers into the IT Directorate. Also the candidate will be responsible for continuing efforts to introduce the British Standard, BS 11,000, to a chosen supplier under governance.

Responsibilities:
-To coordinate regular meetings as specified in the Governance Framework - Monthly (where not run by the delivery functions), Quarterly Review and Annual Exec Review
-To Prepare the agenda and presentation materials for the given supplier review meetings
-Find, rationalise, analyse and present data relating to the performance of suppliers against contract requirements
-Assist in the preparation of RFP materials, renewal activity, Conditioned Purchase requests, raising of POs etc. where necessary.
-Support the delivery of the BS 11 000 framework with chose IT Supplier

Skills & experience:
-Role holder must have at least 3 years mobile network experience either in an operator or supplier

-Must be able to identify and develop best practise for particular market segments including Resourcing and/or Managed Services

-Must be able to provide and in depth understanding of customer organisations

-Knows how O2 service and offerings interrelate and how they are received by customers, knows how this contrasts with the competition

-Can demonstrate an ability to understand Risk and work with teams and suppliers to remove or mitigate that risk

-A good working knowledge of mobile networks, the IT systems and processes that support them, the mobile communications marketplace, and the ability to deal with constantly changing and evolving targets.

-To be highly motivated, open minded and seize opportunity to develop the same within your team.
Grade: MPG2

Salary and benefits:

We are looking to pay a competitive salary (depending on experience) for this position, and in addition we have some great benefits such as a bonus, life cover, health care, holiday entitlement and lots of flexible benefits too.

Telefonica`s commitment to a great work-life balance allows us to consider flexible approaches to working. Like to know more? Feel free to raise it.

Joining Telefonica means opening up a world of freedom, support and possibility. A fascinating world where you`ll be able to think bigger, be bolder and try new things. And where there are endless opportunities to develop your career.

There`s so much to discover. Your adventure starts here.



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