Experienced Procurement Manager in Software and IT Services Procurement team

Do you want to be encouraged and develop your procurement skills and make an impact on Danske Bank IT sourcing? Are negotiations with top IT suppliers bringing you the sparkle of challenge?

As Senior IT Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for both procurement of Software & IT Services, sourcing projects from the demand management side till the contract sign off. You will have an opportunity to be engaged in bank cost optimization and compliance projects, M&A activities and category management.

You will join the Software & IT Services Procurement team that is a part of IT Procurement. Together with our colleagues in Hardware & Telco Procurement, we are 20 IT Procurement professionals spread across Denmark, Lithuania and India and responsible for delivering end-to-end IT procurement services to the whole Danske Bank group.

"Be yourself. We like it that way."

You will:

  • Engage with various stakeholders on a daily basis by identifying and understanding their requirements and demand, work with them on business case preparations
  • Be working with procurement of IT solutions, SaaS, software, and services with the focus on commercial competitiveness, the total cost of ownership and risk management related to financial institutions
  • Execute complex sourcing activities (RFx, tender, etc) according to the best practices
  • Be working with outsourcing contracts according to EBA regulations
  • Lead commercial and contractual negotiations in liaison with specialists across Legal, Compliance, Performance Management etc. to ensure compliance to business needs and Group policies
  • Lead and identify continuous improvement/cost reductions on a regular and proactive basis (i.e. supplier rationalization, demand management, and other proactive opportunities)
  • Present sourcing cases to management

About you:

  • 3 – 5 years of related procurement, IT project management and/or IT sales experience in an international environment
  • Knowledge of outsourcing in the financial sector is preferred
  • Stakeholder management Contract drafting skills in the IT area
  • Strong preference for execution and delivery of results
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Commercial savviness
  • Experience with project and programme management
  • Clear interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills with stakeholders, vendors and senior management
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Ability to work on your own and in a team
  • Willingness to learn, pro-activeness
  • Upper-intermediate skills in written and spoken English

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 3360 EUR to 5040 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; health insurance from the first day of employment; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

20+ community hobby clubs

24/7 gym services and group trainings

100+ partners' offers & discounts

Health insurance from the first day of employment

See all the benefits HERE.

If you're interested in this role and joining my team, feel free to contact me via LinkedIn, and I will answer your questions!

Kristina Ignataviciute, Head of Hardware and Communication Procurement

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 16.06.2023. Confidentiality guaranteed. We may offer another seniority than indicated above and related to that remuneration.

Your title in job contract will be Procurement Specialist, Chief.