Global Category Manager - IT

Global Category Manager - IT


Do you speak the language of IT services and software solutions, and want to make an impact on our business? If so, that’s a perfect combination for this position within IT Sourcing part of Sandvik Infrastructure and Technology Services.

To be more specific, we’re looking for a Global Category Manager to take responsibility for the sourcing projects in our IT solutions. We need the best people with different backgrounds and experiences, all in the right place – providing Sandvik with IT infrastructure, systems and business critical solutions – to actually make this work. With us, you get to use your knowledge in taking us one step further in the digital arena, we’re really looking forward to meeting you!  

Your mission
In this position, you lead, develop and implement the global category strategies for IT. You help us achieve our strategic goal by executing sourcing projects by evaluating, selecting, negotiating and contracting suppliers – all in close cooperation with key stakeholders. Another important mission of yours is to carry out productivity improvements and cost reductions and, you lead and participate in Supplier Relationship Management activities. In addition, you establish great relationships with key stakeholders and supplier – helping us staying two steps ahead and reaching our goals!

The preferred location is in Sandviken although, Kista is also an option. However, we expect your presence in Sandviken at least a few days per week.
Your skills and profile
We’re looking for someone with a degree in Business Administration, Economy or Logistics, or equivalent experience gained from a working career. You have extensive experience from strategic IT sourcing or professional services, as well as from category management within an industrial environment. In this role, you also need knowledge of strategic international negotiations and a strong business acumen. Working in a global environment calls for good skills in English, while knowledge in Swedish is a plus.

We really value your personality! With confidence in both yourself and your skills you have what it takes to stand your ground when necessary. Flexible and analytical are other features that describes you. You’re naturally approachable, enabling you to communicate and network easily all over the organization – giving you the tools you need to build solid relationships with people you encounter.

Our culture
At Sandvik, we believe in finding that perfect mix between work, family life and interests, and we happily support our employees in balancing this. For us, it’s also clear that diversity of experience, perspective and background forms an amazing foundation for achieving great results. Visit our LinkedIn, Facebook or stories hub to get to know us further.

How to apply
Send your application no later than March 27, 2020. Read more about Sandvik and apply at, Job ID: R0017387.

Contact us
Do you want to have a chat with your future manager? Please contact:
Magnus Snitt, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 265 558

Union contacts
Urban Höög, Unionen, +46 (0)26 261 713
Anna-Karin Wedin, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 262 780
Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist
Irene Sveen

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  • Arbetsplats: Sandvik IT Services - Sandviken Sandviken
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 6 mars 2020
  • Ansök senast: 27 mars 2020


Högbovägen 45
Sandviken, 81181

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