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Vendor Manager – IT Sourcing (m/f) - Germany  

Celesio (company)


Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

  • For our Head Office we are looking for a Vendor Manager – IT Sourcing (m/f) 

 Principal Tasks and Responsibilities: 
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with appropriate global and local colleagues across the business. 
  • Leading sourcing teams to negotiate major IT contracts. 
  • Identify cost reduction potentials, coordinate, plan and execute internal and external benchmarks. 
  • Creating effective relationships with vendors that generate value to our operations. 
  • Managing risks within the negotiation process. 
  • Ensuring IT process diligence by adherence to financial and legal policies and procedures.

Profile required: 
  • in depth experience in IT sourcing and vendor management.  
  • 5+ years’ experience leading IT RFX processes (i.e. Request for Information, Request for Proposal, Request for Quotation).  
  • Experience working with international IT vendors.  
  • Superior negotiation, persuasion and writing skills.  
  • Excellent written and oral English skills; German is a plus.  
  • Occasionally willingness to travel within Europe (approximately 20%)