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IT Resource Services

Job Title: IT Resource Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 422432, 149739
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Job Description

Connectivity is a global super category responsible for managing BT's 3rd party spend for Telecom, Satellite and Broadcasting requirements. The team is accountable for delivering against category strategy and act as the business partner to key stakeholders and suppliers. The team is responsible for setting the agenda for strategic sourcing and drive innovation opportunities to constantly manage spend and realize more value for BT.

Accountable for planning & execution of strategy for IT resources. Development of category plans and sourcing activities in collaboration with stakeholders and suppliers, and deliver those plans using the appropriate procurement processes and sourcing levers. Provide line management of resource including coaching and leadership to support team development.

This role holds strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure procurement competency and continuous value delivery.

You'll have the following responsibilities


Accountable for the creation and delivery of L2 category plans and sourcing activities, through planning and execution of sourcing, bid support, supplier and risk management activities

Build and maintain category expertise, apply best practices around sourcing approach, supplier selection, total cost of ownership and negotiation tactics


Identify business improvements leveraging the commercial, design and process to minimise the Total Cost of Ownership

Collaborate with regional and industry teams, execute and deliver category plan & sourcing activities against key metrics, ensure relevance and adoption to each CFU and vertical with the support of B2B & Customer Solutions

Adhere to procurement processes and activities with other procurement teams

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to deliver the business objectives and key transformational programmes


Manage and develop the capability of direct reports, and support functional development in the UK and India

Manage and deliver category spend and performance, develop and deliver category plan and long term values, implement business improvements through optimising commercial, design and process levers that minimise the Total Cost of Ownership

Drive and deliver end-to-end sourcing projects including complex contractual and pricing models

Develop and deliver policies and frameworks underpin products and service delivery

Collaborate with regional category teams, and ensure category plan implementation at a regional level

Maintain internal and external networks, to ensure buy in and improvements of customer value and Total Cost of Ownership

Manage relationships with key suppliers, negotiate commercial and contractual arrangements utilising the latest contracting tools, templates and terms and conditions, ensure required performance and contractual obligations are met, while incorporating innovative improvement initiatives

Manage and develop a team of procurement professionals to deliver brilliant outcomes for BT and our customers

Candidate Description

You'll have the following skills & experience

Proven experience as a leader within the Procurement function, with strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate and deliver through high performance teams

Strong business expertise in relevant category, particularly around supplier capabilities, commercial models, product lifecycles and partner programmes required to deliver portfolio and customer requirements

Demonstrates a track record of decision making capability and deliver against key metrics

Strong relationship management skills & ability to influence decision making with senior stakeholders within a matrixed environment

Ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements between BT and Suppliers, deliver projects and results on time and in full

Experience in business partnering and supplier relationship management

Demonstrates strong continuous improvement skills that exceeds customer expectations

Employer Description

We're a newly established global ProcureCo, a subsidiary of BT Group plc. We operate at arms length from the BT Group subsidiary brands, for whom we serve to drive transformational change in their third party supplier cost base. We harness the best of BT but the neutrality of operating at arms length allows us to re-invent and reposition ourselves as Procurement disruptors and trailblazers., BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT