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IT Procurement Manager

Copenhagen, Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Posted: 29-Mar-2017

Ref#: 12345703386

Get on the fast-track to an international career with a fortune 500 company!
With 32 nationalities spread across 22 locations in the world, Maersk IT Procurement offers you a truly international working environment.

We are looking for an IT Procurement Manager in Copenhagen to join the Maersk IT Procurement team based in Copenhagen – Denmark.

We Offer 
A fast paced and dynamic environment where every dollar spent at the Maersk group is spent professionally.
We have a clear focus on professional and personal development:
• An environment where you will consistently be challenged
• Support and coaching from manager and team members 

Key Responsibilities 
You will be responsible for driving IT-sourcing projects on Maersk Business units in accordance with Procurement’s framework and sourcing steps. This includes:
  • Drive Procurement projects in cooperation with Business areas
  • Create Master Service Agreements with suppliers
  • Preparing different types of negotiation strategies
  • You will prepare and negotiate and finalise contracts in close collaboration with legal counsel and project team.
  • Hand-over contracts for implementation to BUs and contract managers at project end.
  • Qualify spending on various areas
  • Lead cross functional project teams across different business units
  • Map and analyse data on current spend patterns and identifying cost drivers and opportunities in complex marketplaces
  • Conduct in depth market and supplier research
  • Issue tender documentation and coordinate stakeholder engagement via steering committees
  • Analyse supplier offers and quantify total costs and total values of ownership
  • Facilitate technical scope discussions
  • Communicate complicated messages in compelling ways to senior levels within the businesses
  • Gather and analyse business and market intelligence to assist strategic decision making 
Who we are looking for 
You have actively been involved in IT commercial activities for minimum of 5 years – and have acquired experience in strategic sourcing, supplier negotiations, contract management and project management.
Preferably you have strong knowledge of the IT industry – hardware, software and IT-services. Either with industry experience from a vendor or from a similar position in other global company.
Ideally, you come with a background as a Project Manager, Procurement Manager, Sales person, Management Consultant or Technical Consultant in the IT-field, and a proven track record of:
  • IT hardware, software and IT-services procurement
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Technical understanding of IT
  • Proactive collaboration with suppliers, business partners and key stakeholders
  • Legal understanding
  • Business acumen

You thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment where challenges drive outstanding performance. 
You are a good communicator and have a passion for projects and stakeholder collaboration/management. 

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