Procurement Category Buyer for IT

Procurement Category Buyer for IT
Miejsce pracy: Gdańsk
Department: Procurement
Location: Gdansk Wrzeszcz (Neptun Office)

Would you like to take on category management on a strategic level where your main responsibilities will be strategic purchasing of IT?

You will join 200 colleagues in a Procurement team spread across Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, UK, Poland and Hong Kong. On behalf of our global organisation, we manage procurement activities of an annual spend of ~3.5 billion EUR. You will work out of Gdansk and report to Procurement Director Anja Laursen based in Denmark.

You will have many great opportunities to make a difference both from a commercial and process-oriented perspective. And although you can expect to face many complex stakeholders, commercial- and project management challenges, you will always have great support from your team and Arla as a whole,” says Anja Laursen.


About the job

You will be a part of a smaller team focused on IT procurement within the Procurement Business Service team consisting of 13 colleagues dedicated to a wide array of indirect procurement categories.

The IT procurement team handles global procurement of Software, IT consultancy services, Communication, Site automation, Production IT, Hardware, IT operations , IT services etc. With responsibility for driving and optimising IT procurement for your categories, you will: 

  • Define, develop and implement the sourcing strategy as well as tools and processes to facilitate sourcing decisions within your categories
  • Manage negotiation projects, involving and efficiently coordinating between stakeholders and suppliers
  • Develop, launch and drive RFPs to select suppliers in targeted categories in cooperation with stakeholders.
  • Negotiate contracts and lead contract ratification activities, to ensure they meet agreed standards, time frames and prices
  • Drive compliance agenda in Arla within IT categories together with your three colleagues also working with Procurement IT.

With an already well-established supplier portfolio, a strong IT procurement team and Legal support at your back, you will truly be able to hit the ground running. You can focus your time on smarter procurement that can move at the pace of the ever-changing IT industry.

Joining us, you will also be able to test your skills within a wide array of facets, from challenging processes and strategies to coordinating negotiation meetings within functions including IT and many other stakeholders from around Arla globally.


Who are you?

You have a commercial mindset and thrive in working with negotiations, building relationships, running projects and optimizing processes.


Furthermore you have:
  • A Master degree or similar
  • Preferably experience from a similar position which means you have some procurement knowledge including negotiations – both commercial and legal.
  • It is an advance if you have experience with purchasing of IT or have gained knowledge of IT in other ways
  • A project management mindset ready to support and lead stakeholders from start to end in a procurement process
  • You are resilient and willing to take lead
  • You thrive in building positive relationships and can manage stakeholders on all levels of the organization
  • You are structured and analytic
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • MS office knowledge is an advance
What do we offer?
  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position
  • Development programs as our internal Procurement Academy
  • Financial support of your education
  • Medical care & life insurance 
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code
  • Home kit – monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headsets, webcam
  • Relocation allowance
  • Referral program for employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc. )
  • Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups)
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days)

… while in the office you can also use some of below:

  • Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks)
  • Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing
  • Lead - Have you ever heard that you are the change? Now you now
  • Sense - Are you looking for something more than material benefits in your professional life?
  • Create - Regardless of which department you work in - Your creativity leads us to innovation
Why Arla?

Your future colleagues from HR department describe these generally:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional career development
  • Great atmosphere
  • Respectful scandinavian culture
  • No dress code zone
  • Lack of stress at work
  • Tens of benefits
  • Space for self-reliance
Recruitment process
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2. Create an account in our HR platform
3. Submit your application
4. Wait for our call
5. Meet with us online
6. Enjoy joining the best team

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