Procurement Project Manager

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  • Contract 120 days
  • £600 - £620 (GBP) / day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

Procurement Project Manager


Procurement Project Manager

Osterley- 2 days a week

£625 inside IR35

Implementation Objective:

Successful deliver of all workstreams identified in the Value Added Reseller Strategy Project Plan within the timelines.


  • Procurement identified a strategy to consolidate the VAR spend from 77 suppliers down to 4 which will unlock significant savings opportunities. Following an RFI, 4 VARs were chosen as the preferred VARs for company.
  • A detailed project plan has been created with multiple workstreams which need to be delivered to ensure successful implementation.
  • Stakeholders and suppliers have been engaged and are ready to support the implementation.

Key Deliverables:

  • Project Timeline: VAR Strategy Go-Live by year end, ensuring all workstream are delivered within the set timelines.
  • Workshops: Managing and running working groups and steering group workshops, capturing all outputs and ensuring actions are delivered.
  • Comms: Providing weekly update reports to Procurement, Stakeholders and Suppliers on project progress.
  • Punchouts: Managing implementation of all 13 punch-outs
  • Tracking: Ensuring progress and success of the strategy is measured through data

Must Have Skills:

  • Leadership: Strong leadership skills to manage teams, set expectations, and keep everyone focused on the project goals and timelines
  • Communications: To collaborate with Suppliers, Procurement, Finance, Legal and Business stakeholders at all levels (from Directors to Analysts)
  • Time management: Working under pressure and ensuring the project is delivered on time
  • Risk management: The ability to identify, manage and mitigate potential risks
  • Process & Reporting: Ensure workstreams, processes, RFPs, systems integrations, form creations, data feeds and more are effectively managed and progress tracked and reported
  • Presenting: Experienced in creating powerpoints and exec decks for complex businesses
  • Data Analytics: Strong excel skills as there will be much data to analyse and understand
  • Change Management: Confidence to update, amend and improve the Project Plan for better efficiency

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Technical experience: Experience working with Ariba will help in managing the punch-out implementations, creating Ariba Forms, supplier integrations and data feeds into Ariba
  • Procurement experience: Experience supporting eAuctions and RFPs to support the allocation of business to the VARs

Systems Access:

  • Microsoft Suite – Excel, Powerpoint, Notes, Teams, Visio (only if PM requires it)
  • Sharepoint
  • Ariba


Business Activities
Project Management
RFP / Procurement
Stakeholder Management
Management Areas of Responsibilities
Project Delivery

Industry Experience

Telecommunications company - Service Provider, ISP, Mobile
Media & Broadcasting company - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment