Senior IT Sourcing Manager

Job overview

  • Deadline: 9 May
  • Country: Sweden
  • Location: Sandviken
  • Job-ID: R0027362
  • Job category: IT & Software Development
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What’s fun about the job?
Where to begin?Through collaborative and strategic purchasing, we ensure cost-efficiency, high quality and reliability in our delivery. We constantly work to improve efficiency and profitability in our IT delivery. At Sandvik Materials Technology IT Sourcing, we’re responsible for developing Global Category Strategies and handle stakeholder management by building trustworthy long-term relationships within the IT category. We are the first point of contact for our internal stakeholders regarding negotiations and contracts for procurement and lifecycle management, and we’re now looking for a Senior IT Sourcing Manager to join our excellent team.
At Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customer’s needs, and, thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.
Sandvik Materials Technology has initiated an exciting journey to explore the possibility of a separate listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange – earliest in year 2022, provided that the circumstances are deemed right at the time. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as technology leader, progressive customer partner and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger and independent company within our industry.
Are you ready to take on the challenge as a Senior IT Sourcing Manager together with us? We are already now starting to onboard several competences in the process to prepare for a new organizational set-up. Join our journey towards becoming a stand-alone company!


In this role, you develop, implement and follow-up on sourcing projects aligned to category strategies, and you lead and participate in Supplier Relationship Management activities. You take responsibility for the whole sourcing process, from the initial stages to completion, and by doing so, you ensure successful implementation of set strategies. Being responsible for the complete contract process – from negotiation to implementation and maintaining contracts (Contract Lifecycle Management) – is an important part of your job. You act as a single point of contact to your key stakeholders and you establish and ensure stable relationships with the service organization and suppliers.
The location for this position is in Sandviken, a combination of remote work including regular trips to Sandviken is a potential, we expect you approximately twice a week in Sandviken, in order to ensure a good stakeholder dialogue.


We’re looking for someone with a degree in Economy, Business Administration or the equivalent knowledge gained from a working career. You have experience from a category driven organization and IT Sourcing, as well as good understanding of the IT landscape in general.
Other keys to success in this role are great stakeholder management and a broad perspective in order to identify innovative solutions. As we act in a truly global environment you need excellent English skills, written and verbally, while skills in Swedish are beneficial.
Your personality truly makes the difference – with your strategic mindset and natural problem-solving skills you easily find new ways to go. By being open-minded and communicative you have no problem in building strong and trusting relationships at all levels, always keeping the business in mind. You enjoy working independently and at the same time, you truly see the value in collaboration with both colleagues and stakeholders.
At Sandvik Materials Technology, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background leads to a better environment for our employees, our business and our customers. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Application & Contacts

In this recruitment we collaborate with Randstad, who are the ones that will process your application. Apply through their webpage using this link or below, and not through Sandvik’s system.

Send your application no later than May 9th, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about this exciting position? Please contact:
Per Iredahl, CIO at Sandvik Materials Technology
Office phone +46 26 269587
Mobile +46 70 2132252
Union contacts - Sweden
Mikael Larsson, Unionen SMT Sandviken, +46 26 26 31 66
Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen SMT Sandviken, +46 26 26 39 93
Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna SMT Sandviken, +46 26 26 30 44

Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and industry-leading metallurgy and R&D. In 2020, sales were approximately 13 billion SEK with about 5000 employees.

Deadline: 9 May
Job-ID: R0027362

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