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Proof of Concept Procurement Project Manager

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 16th December 2020
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £450 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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My Client who is based in London is looking for a Procurement and POC Project Manager for an initial 3-6 month contract with the potential to extend.

They need someone who can be Responsible for managing the delivery of individual procurements which support Architecture's transformation and/or business roadmaps

Proactively work with teams that span multiple BT areas

Plan, drive and coordinate the procurement activity and demonstrate high levels of ownership and initiative

Implement BT & IT Architecture processes and ways of working into executable project plans. Ensure these are adhered to and provide early visibility of any gaps

The PM is required to:
engage with all key Stakeholders across the business and maintain these relationships
create detailed schedules for the procurement activities and track progress
ensure dependencies are identified & managed
Where necessary, facilitate logistics associated with the various stages of procurement (e.g. PoCs, Evaluations, meetings)
Provide updates and reports as requested and in the approved format

Revenue/ Scope / Scale of work
Responsible for procurements relating to component parts/sub sections of IT architecture transformational change (up to £15m)

Understand (at a high level) the transformation benefits relating to individual procurements and align the project plan to meet these

Business Expertise
Have a high level understanding of technology components

Highly Desirable:
Telecomms background
BT Organisational knowledge
Have a good understanding of the procurement lifecycle

Stakeholder and Communication Skills
Extremely strong communicator and collaborator

Clearly communicate project milestones and deliverables to the wider project team. Is able to articulate risks and issues in a business context so that the full impacts are understood

Can obtain stakeholder support for the plan. Able to get stakeholder buy-in to key milestones and delivery dates

Able to understand when an issue requires escalation and articulate this clearly through the correct chain of command to obtain resolution

Able to communicate clearly with vendors within the parameters of the procurement boundaries

Able to identify sensitive / confidential information and manage it in line with BT protocols

Influence and drive a virtual team in excess of an average of 50 - 100 stakeholders. This will include the immediate project team but also IT Architecture senior managers and other indirect project team members

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