IT Procurement Category Manager - Nordics

Location
Stockholm
Salary
EUR80000 - EUR90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted
30 Apr 2022
Closes
30 May 2022
Ref
16691.5
Contact
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Procurement Category Manager - Nordics

Global Technology Consulting Business

Location - Stockholm, SE

Salary - €80k-€90k + Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard, JobsRL@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Following consecutive years of double-digit revenue growth, this leading global IT Services business is looking to significantly expand its European Procurement organization and particularly the Nordics region which is the newest and most rapidly growing market for the business.

IT stands at the core of this organization meaning the IT Procurement Category Manager will directly impact the primary products and services of the business. Achieving optimal costs from your supply base will mean the business can offer more competitive IT Service rates to their customers and further expand their growing market share in the region.

Today, the Nordic market has a spend of approx. €45M across all core IT spend categories (Hardware, Software, Professional Services, SaaS, Licensing, and more) and this number is expected to continue growing in the next few years.

As the IT Procurement Category Manager for the Nordics Region you will:-

  • Build and implement an effective regional procurement category strategy across all IT spend areas in coordination with your global procurement colleagues
  • Provide subject matter expertise and market knowledge to internal business stakeholders in the region
  • Support the sales teams on bid management and acquisition of new customers
  • Manage one category buyer based in the region and support a couple of dotted-line reports in the shared service center
  • Challenge the status quo by providing new ideas and methodologies that will improve procurement processes and deliver better value to the P&L

To be considered for the position of IT Procurement Category Manager for the Nordics you must have the following skills and experience:-

  • Clear track record and expertise in managing a variety of IT Procurement projects across hardware, software, and services
  • Excellent commercials skills with regards to contracts management and negotiation
  • Highly strategic mindset with the ability to think outside the box and implement changes that will drive operational efficiency
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced and high-pressure global environment and adapt quickly to changing business needs
  • Highly influential personality and experience in managing stakeholder relationships up to CIO and CPO level
  • Must speak fluent Swedish as well as a professional level of English

Further to the experience, you will gain in supporting this leading global player in expanding its capabilities in the Nordic market, this company also prides itself in its Learning & Development and internal mobility programs that will provide you with ample opportunities for personal and professional development

If you are an ambitious and motivated IT Procurement professional looking for your next career move then this is the one! Apply now with an English version of your CV to Rikard at JobsRL@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or via the link above.

Apply for IT Procurement Category Manager - Nordics

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

Marketing Communications

Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Supply Management, takes your privacy seriously.

Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. 

Please be aware that unless you opt in, you will miss out on emails containing the latest job vacancies, career advice and other services from Supply Management that could help your career.

Should you cease to require these services in future, you can stop receiving these messages from us via the unsubscribe link on any email received or by contacting us directly. Please see our Full Privacy Notice.


By applying for a job listed on Supply Management Jobs you agree to our Terms and Conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.