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Sourcing Commodity Manager

  • Salary: £400 - £440 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Sector: Oracle
  • Date posted: 31/08/2018
  • Job reference: J390085A

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Sourcing Commodity Manager (Software & Cloud Services)


12 Month initial contract

Competitive daily rates £££

As a Sourcing Commodity Manager, you will strategically source, manage, and monitor third party contracts for software (SW) IP and/or Cloud services. Software and Cloud sourcing experience essential (negotiating and setting up buyer agreements, cost saving initiatives etc.).

For SW, you will manage suppliers by supporting supplier onboarding, risk assessments, contract negotiation, intellectual property (IP) and royalties, software procurement, Bill-of-Materials (BOM) structuring, and license compliance. You may also support strategic initiatives in addition to but not limited to ongoing supplier relationship, cost reduction and supplier contract management.

For Cloud services, you will manage supplier relationships with key third party cloud service providers and will source alternative solutions when a supplier is unable to meet required cost, quality, support and/or security requirements. You'll also partner with cross-functional teams to develop and implement transformational initiatives related new business models and cloud operations.

Your key experience includes:

* Experience and working knowledge of software license and supply agreements and/or contracts
* Industry knowledge of software licensing, contract compliance and software Bill-Of-Material (BOM) structuring preferred
* Understanding of networking industry with software or IT contracts
* Several years of experience in procurement activities and associated contract negotiations
* Minimum 5 years in senior purchasing role
* Degree in Supply Chain, Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems preferred

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.