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Senior IT Sourcing Manager (IT Procurement), Gdynia or Warsaw

It’s an exciting time for you to join us. We’re a changing company with big ambitions and together we’ll create the future of banking.

Working with us, you will play a part in building a better bank that fulfils a meaningful role in society. We aim to help our customers around the world improve their lives and reach their goals. To do that, we are shaping the digital transformation of banking to improve the services we deliver. Interested in coming on the journey with us?

The offer

As a Senior IT Sourcing Manager, you’ll be working in one of the largest financial institutions in Europe that is going through a very interesting and ambitious transformation journey on both business and IT level. In IT Procurement team, we are at the centre of the transformation, and we play a key role in matching the external supplier quality level to the high internal ambition level. 
IT Procurement unit in Nordea is a cross-country organisation in the Nordics and Poland, and we are specialised in supporting the efforts to achieve most 'value for money' from Nordea's external IT suppliers. We work with Nordea's existing and future suppliers by best-in-class sourcing processes to create great customer experiences. You will have a chance to work with many different projects with demanding and international stakeholders and a global supplier base.
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Leading procurement activities (complex and strategic) independently as a senior sourcing project manager in accordance with Nordea Procurement Policy and related guidelines as well as applicable laws, rules and regulations 
  • Acting as a key contact and subject matter expert in procurement related activities towards senior management within Business Areas/Group Functions to facilitate process compliance and decision making 
  • Negotiating terms and conditions of IT contracts 
  • Ensuring documented handover of all sourcing activity relevant information to appropriate units for implementation to enable the unit to implement the best possible solution 
  • Managing the activity of stakeholders of the procurement and driving alignments across units to enable professional relationships internally and external to Nordea 
  • Suggesting and driving improvement activities to procurement processes and tools 
  • Being a role model by leading, coaching and training colleagues in order to develop the team and thereby making procurement activities run more efficiently and to strengthen Nordea’s procurement knowledge base 
The role is based in either Warsaw or Gdynia, Poland. Welcome to a diverse team of procurement specialists that works as an integrated part of the Nordic organization, engaged with teams across the whole Nordea organisation on challenging IT projects.   

Who are you?

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. The four key values that guide us in being at our best and that we expect all our colleagues to be committed to.

To build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with others and always act with the customer’s needs in mind. You love learning and trying new things, and you’re excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it’s difficult, and committed to empowering others. You’re passionate about doing a great job.

You have an experience in working in the international company with complex sourcing projects and/or category management in complex IT environments. You are expected to have solid experience with the field of IT sourcing, negotiations and contracting on a multinational level. You would like to take the next step in your career in an international financial company.
Your background: 
  • Fluency in English (both in writing and speaking) 
  • Degree in Law, Business, Operations or Supply Chain Management 
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in the international multi stakeholder environment within procurement 
  • Proven track record in sourcing/negotiating complex IT contracts  
  • Distinct people and business acumen, enabling you to develop an effective strategy for completing your tasks and influence suppliers and key stakeholders in the organisation  
  • Experience in the international roles or working in the international company with a diverse culture and daily interaction with many different nationalities 
  • Experience in defining and documenting processes is an advantage but not a requirement  

If this sounds like you, we look forward to welcoming you to the team!

More information and send application

You have until 27 May 2018 to send us your application.

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