Swatch Group Services

IT Procurement Manager

12 January | Employee | 100%

IT Procurement Manager

The company

The Swatch Group Services LTD is a dynamic company of the Swatch Group providing high quality services to the Group organizations worldwide in the fields of Logistics, Information Technology, Customer Service and Real Estate. The company belongs to the Swatch Group, the world's largest watch maker with a portfolio of 18 brands of which Omega, Longines, Tissot and Swatch. 

Job description

IT Procurement Manager

 As IT Procurement Manager you will lead, negotiate and supervise all IT-related purchases and contracts:

  • Procurement: IT vendor (supplier) relationship management
  • Contract negotiation: Lead/organize negotiation teams; define negotiation roadmaps
  • Coordination between Swatch Group companies, Legal department, Procurement department and IT-suppliers.

Your responsibilities

IT vendor (supplier) relationship management:

  • Primary contact point of entry for IT suppliers.
  • Based on Group needs, assessing potential economic benefits in IT procurement (e.g. Group contract/Group conditions; grouping needs of Brands/Production companies/subsidiaries).
  • Leading negotiations with IT-suppliers.
  • Maintaining IT supplier portfolio & continuous efforts to optimize existing procurement conditions of IT-suppliers for the Group.
  • Control of all financial conformities & conditions (e.g. prices applied).
  • Evaluation of business satisfaction with the suppliers.
  • Coordination of all actions/modifications of IT suppliers (e.g. audits, litigation, new business models).
  • Budget and forecast preparation for Swatch Group IT services (running costs, licenses, subscriptions, etc.).
  • Improve & simplify internal administrative processes (Purchase Order process, etc.).
  • Communication of all IT-procurement relevant topics to Swatch Group IT-community.

Profile

  • Degree in IT and/or Business degree in Procurement
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in similar position (procurement)
  • Strong negotiation skills with big international IT players
  • Controlling/Finance background is an advantage

Professional requirements

Languages

  • Fluent in French and English, German is an advantage

Company address

2502 Biel Bienne 

Contact

HR Department