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Services Procurement / SOW Specialist

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 45000.00 - 64000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3078800
Job title: Services Procurement/Statement of Work Specialist
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 dependant on experience (plus £4,000 inner London weighting if based in central London)
Base location: Victoria, London
Contract: either Permanent or a 6-12 month fixed term contract
Hours: Full time

What is this role?

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a new service offering within Reed’s portfolio. This role will focus on the design and delivery of our Services Procurement Managed Service offering. You will play a part in pre, during and post sales activity to help Reed ensure the service meets and exceeds market demand, is developed with clients effectively and then is implemented and delivered in the best way.

You will be owning and developing our services procurement/ Statement of Work (SoW) Managed Service solution both in terms of how it works and also how it is taken to market. Your role will involve capturing the requirements to select the right technology to suit the needs of the client, helping to scope out a roadmap for delivery of SoW and Services Procurement, working with Reed’s client engagement team in a technical sales capacity to translate client requirements in to business process and solutions, translating these requirements into implementation schedules and also working with Reed’s account management team after the go-live date to develop and improve the service.

What can REED offer me in return?

We offer a variety of other company benefits. You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas, childcare vouchers and many many more!

Who would suit this role?

We are looking for someone with a specific set of skills and experience so you must have proven experience relating to the delivery of service procurement as part of a managed service solution (MSP). This experience needs to have been gained in a practical way to show evidence of success and capability.

Key skills
• Operationally managed and delivered an MSP solution including SoW / Services Procurement
• Delivered through a VMS solution that includes SoW (likely Beeline, Fieldglass, IQN)
• Clear understanding of the business process of delivering SoW solutions

Useful but not essential
• Delivery of consultancy services (particularly tech projects) would be a benefit but not essential
• Experience in a sales / business development role
• Experience of implementing a VMS that has SoW capability
• Experience in managing the design of individual statement of work documents

Who are Reed Specialist Recruitment?

Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (, which also includes Europe’s biggest jobsite - ; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers - Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider - Reed Learning.

We have been operating since 1960 when Sir Alec Reed first set us up and he has now handed over the reins to his son James Reed, so we are still a family run business to this day. Not bad for a company that has more than 3,000 permanent employees working across 425 business units in 180 locations worldwide, including Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific!

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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