Procurement Speciailist - IT Commodities

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    Defence and Security

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    £35000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent bens.

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    Sam Bason

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    almost 2 years ago

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Procurement Speciailist - IT Commodities

  • Buyer; Procurement; Commodities; Supply Chain

  • IT; Network; Hardware; Technology; Technical;

  • Aldershot

  • £35,000 - £50,000 + excellent bens.

We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

Job Responsibilities

Are you a Buyer with proven procurement experience in a technical environment? In this exciting role, you will support our European expansion by managing all kind of sourcing and procurement activities for our UK office. You will also be involved on some big European projects and in charge of procurement for data-centers locations and network equipment.

Your forward-thinking and ability to think outside the box will come into play as you will take part in developing and managing effective procurement strategies, participate in commodity management, and learn and develop strategies based on customer requirements and technology trends.

In addition, you will also establish and foster effective strategic supplier relationships to ensure performance and timely resolution of issues and negotiate and administer optimal terms with suppliers that consider, among other things, cost, quality and supply continuity in support of unique program requirements.


  • Proven experience on network and/or IT commodities

  • Min. 4 years of experience as a Procurement professional, preferably in an entrepreneurial and technical environment

  • Experience with various types of service agreements and similar contractual tools

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage RFP/RFI needs for varying business requirements

  • Solid communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Understanding with supplier performance management best practices

  • Familiar with international suppliers

  • Experience with ERP systems, such as Oracle

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management

Apply now to find out more about this opportunity!