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Utilities Procurement Manager - 12 month FTC

Date: 13-May-2022

Location: SLOUGH, GB

Company: Telefonica S.A.

It matters to us that Team O2 is as diverse as the communities we serve. 

We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.   

Whoever you are, O2 has a place for you. 

Come join us.


12 month FTC

Location(s):  Flexible

Closing Date: 27th May 2022


About the role

  • To lead, develop and manage the Utility purchasing strategy for VMO2. This involves maintaining a detailed understanding of the UK wholesale energy markets.
  • Refine and deliver the Flex procurement Strategy, Supply tenders/budgets (Cross working with the Senior Bureau Manager)


Key Responsibilities

  • Put in place a robust Flex Procurement Strategy for the Fixed Line part of the Business (Virgin Media).
  • Develop and refine the Flex Procurement Strategy for the Mobile part of the business (O2)
  • Produce a Roadmap for aligning Flex Procurement for VMO2
  • Tender:
  • Gas Contracts
  • Electricity Contract for sites in Northern Ireland
  • Main Bulk Electricity Contracts under a single supplier for VMO2


What We Need from You:

Essential Skills:

  • Strong analytical and statistical and communication skills.
  • Subject matter expert and In-depth knowledge of purchasing and trading within complex Utility Markets.
  • Science/analytical based Degree (BEng) or equivalent.
  • Experience and track record of
  • Procuring utilities for large multi-site operations - preferably within the TMT sector
  • Managing Budget and Accruals
  • Experience with Contract Management relating to utilities.




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We’re looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits.  


Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a LinkedIn learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform - O2 Campus. 


We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering flexible working arrangements. Like to know more, feel free to raise it.  


Join us and we’ll encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places. 


If you have any questions around the role then please email who will be happy to help.