Álláslehetőség: Sourcing Category Manager in IT (bank sector)

Our Client is a leading global financial service provider. To their Budapest based office, they are looking for a

Sourcing Category Manager in Information Technology
(bank sector)



  • Lead hardware and hardware services sourcing projects from gathering requirements to supplier management, across multiple countries 
  • Provide commercial support and  leadership to IT and their stakeholders 
  • Develop sub-category plans and identify opportunities that deliver supplier cost reductions that align with stakeholder and global procurement strategies
  • Facilitate/ issue NDA-s, RFI-s, RFP-s, RFQ-s
  • Prepare and facilitate contract approvals, renewals and extensions 
  • Coordinate administrative requirements including supplier program, supplier diversity, contract management system, procure-to-pay system, sourcing related reporting
  • Liaise with suppliers, commodity managers and internal customers 
  • Prepare, organise & setup e-sourcing activities 
  • Ensure appropriate controls across the Sourcing processes, so these controls are fully understood by the specialist, and are properly evidenced 
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvements
  • Maintain industry and subject matter expertise for the relevant category

Profile of Candidate: 

  • Higher degree
  • Excellent English AND German verbal and written skills
  • 7-8 years of sourcing experience
  • Experience in sourcing Information Technology hardware, including medium complex ones 
  • Experience in managing at least one category of spend 
  • Contract management experience is a strong advantage
  • Delivered multi-country sourcing projects
  • Confidence to engage and influence stakeholders on different levels 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and ability to quickly learn other computer application
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and e-Procurement tools is a plus
  • High level of commercial awareness and able to translate strategy into action
  • Strong organizational and planning skills 
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • Capability to manage a matrix team (non-direct reports) 
  • Ability to adopt project management methods on smaller and mid-size projects.


Our Client will offer in this permanent job an attractive salary plus bonus, and additional benefits.

Please apply with your English language CV including a photo until Oct 30th via email to the following address: toborzas[at]beszerzesitanacsadas.hu . Please refer to the job title in your application header /e-mail subject!

In case we find your profile a proper fit, our Consultants will call you for a confidential discussion.