Sourcing Manager (IT Offshoring and Vendor Management), Gdynia

Would you like to drive and lead vendor and contract management activities? We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager to the IT Offshoring and Vendor Management team. This is an opportunity for you to further develop and excel within the complex and challenging area of IT sourcing with special focus towards managed services.
In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also a large IT employer in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.    

About this opportunity

Welcome to the IT Offshoring and Vendor Management team. We add value by managing IT vendors globally, including Nordea’s Offshoring concept such as the Extended Delivery Centres (EDCs) in India and all consultant vendors in Poland, and in the Nordics. As the Sourcing Manager, you’ll play a valuable role in close cooperation with stakeholders and vendors. Therefore, a close and sound relationship with both external vendors, as well as internal stakeholders will be key to your success in this role.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and support commercial and contractual issues with internal stakeholders and vendors
  • Assist and participate in IT contract negotiation
  • Manage complex agreements within the area of managed services, as well as manage vendors
  • Give legal and commercial contractual advice and assistance
  • Assess vendor compliance related to contractual terms and conditions
  • Write and interpret IT delivery contracts
  • Handle contractual disputes, as well as establish and ensure good relations with vendors and internal stakeholders

You’ll join a multi-national, multi-located and highly performing team. The role is based in Gdynia.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.
To succeed in this role, we believe that you:
  • keep a holistic view about the Nordea use of services within scope
  • manage demanding and complex vendors- and stakeholder relationships
  • deliver cost-efficient and high-quality sourcing activities

Your experience and background:  

  • Master’s degree or certificate within procurement, business administration, supply chain or legal and minimum 5 years of experience in field of IT sourcing
  • Experience working in a fast-paced multinational environment with a global stakeholder base
  • Have strong analytical skills, attention to details and are result-oriented, highly motivated and driven to succeed
  • Best practice market knowledge of procurement strategies in area of IT
  • General knowledge and experience in all IT sourcing categories with deeper specialist knowledge in IT Managed Services
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to influence external vendors
  • Ability to adhere to high ethical standards, demonstrate cross-functional and cultural team work, as well as have a good sense a humour
  • Fluency in English

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

Submit your application no later than 8 November 2019.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.
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