IT Sourcing Manager - Technology Procurement

Stockholm, SE, 111 46

Job ID: 23216


Would you like to learn how to drive Technology sourcing projects in a complex, banking environment? We are looking for a new Sourcing Manger to work in the procurement of the technology contracts. The sourcing manager will drive and own the Sourcing process from stakeholder requirements, thru negotiating with suppliers to finalising agreements.  


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A technical revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career. We thrive in Technology Procurement by working closely with peers, sparring, sharing knowledge and learning from each other. 


About this opportunity

Technology Procurement in Nordea is a cross-country organisation in the Nordics and Poland, and we are specialised in supporting the efforts to achieve most 'value for money' from Nordea's external IT suppliers. We work with Nordea's existing and future suppliers by best-in-class sourcing processes to create great customer experiences. You will have a chance to develop professionally and work on many different projects with a demanding and international stakeholder environment and a global supplier base.

You’ll join a team of sourcing specialists that have great procurement skills and are passionate about applying them to help business achieve best results. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Driving procurement activities in accordance with Nordea Procurement Policy and related guidelines, as well as applicable laws, rules and regulations - from initiation to fully handed over to the Business Area/Group Function for implementation
  • Acting as a key contact and subject matter expert in procurement related activities towards Business Areas/Group Functions to facilitate process compliance and decision making
  • Actively producing and promoting ideas for sourcing projects/activities that will add value to Nordea or reduce Nordea´s costs based on a value chain perspective
  • Developing tactical/strategic recommendations for decision by Steering Committee or other decision party in Nordea in order to ensure creation of optimal solutions for the Sourcing Unit
  • Actively managing stakeholders of the procurement activities to enable professional relationships internally and external to Nordea


The role is based in Stockholm. Welcome to a diverse team of procurement specialists that work as an integrated part of the Nordic organization, engaged with teams across the whole Nordea organisation on challenging IT projects. 


Who you are

You have worked in the international company and you are experienced with IT sourcing projects and/or IT category management in complex IT environments. Moreover, you are expected to have some experience within the field of IT sourcing, negotiations and contracting, ideally on a multinational level. You would like to take the next step in your career in the international financial company. 
Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table.


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Can communicate complex ideas in a simple way to different types of audience 
  • Enjoy to collaborate with people with different backgrounds and visions, towards the same goal, in a complex environment 
  • Have a sound commercial knowledge, with some understanding of negotiation 
  • Are a solution driven and service minded professional 
  • Are detail oriented while keeping the big picture in view 
  • Can think for yourself and think laterally to find solutions 


Your profile and background: 

  • Fluency in English (both in writing and speaking) 
  • Degree in Law, Business, Operations or Supply Chain Management 
  • 3+ years of relevant experience ideally in the international multi stakeholder environment within procurement 
  • Proven track record in sourcing/negotiating (IT contracts will be value add)
  • Distinct people and business acumen, enabling you to develop an effective strategy for completing your tasks and influence suppliers and key stakeholders in the organisation 
  • It is a benefit if you have experience in the international roles or working in the international company with a diverse culture and daily interaction with many different nationalities 
  • Experience in banking or other highly regulated industry is a benefit 
  • Solid understanding of third party risk management


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/05/2024. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Michał Kiełkiewicz, (


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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.

Department:  IT/Technology