IT Young Talent Programme - Junior Supplier Manager

Amsterdam, Berlin, Flexible, Hamburg, Helsinki, Katowice, Stockholm (Solna)
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Digital technologies are advancing at a rapid pace, changing the way we communicate and altering consumer behavior. Adopting new technologies and optimizing your online presence can deliver improved productivity across all areas of the business. Vattenfall IT acts as the internal IT supplier in the Digitalization journey of Vattenfall. The Digitalization is in close relation to the business We are ahead of an inspiring and engaging digital journey and we are now looking for talented and engaged new colleagues to join us in this journey!

Every position is unique, linked to a department within a specific business area and a working location. This means that each position has its own specific responsibilities and challenges and matching profile.

Your responsibilities as Junior Supplier Manager:
The Junior Supplier Manager is responsible for the management of Vattenfall’s IT contracts. Within this department there is a focus on financial and contractual management and managing the relationships with the key suppliers such as Microsoft, SAP and TCS. Within this position the candidate sits at the steering side of IT and gets to see a wide range of topics. Working together with suppliers gives a front row seat in Digitalization and Transformation. On top of this a thorough and practical knowledge in core financial concepts that enable IT within a business is gained.

Key responsibilities:
  • Creating / Maturing the supplier management framework
  • Managing specific supplier contracts
  • Financial handling of the different contracts, operationally, budget and forecasts

Your profile as Junior Supplier Manager:
We are looking for recent graduates holding an academic degree as well as young talents with no more than 3 years of working experience. You are fluent in business English, skills in other world languages can be a merit. Furthermore, you are willing to relocate for possible assignments throughout the organization. Of course you identify yourself with our principles: active, open, positive and safe.

As a person you are a brilliant networker, you know how to involve and align with people around you in order to drive forward. You are a critical thinker, fast learner, always with one ear on the ground to catch up new IT developments. We are looking for a person with excellence performing mindset. You are a driver of new digitalization. And specifically for this role, you are able to cooperate / collaborate with many different departments (Finance, IT, Legal, Procurement etc) what also makes you a flexible person. Furthermore, most topics within Supplier Management require a complex analysis for where the root cause of the problem is on organizational and process level. Analytical thinking or problem solving skills are therefore highly required.

As a Junior Supplier Manager you recognize yourself in the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor/ Master degree, preferably in economics, business, finance, IT or at least visible affinity with these areas
  • Skilled in MS Office, for example Excel and PowerPoint
  • Some IT understanding is preferred (server, licences etc)

Location: The team sits in Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg, Helsinki, Stockholm and Katowice, so one of these locations will be your base location (preferably Stockholm).

Our offer for you
Vattenfall IT Young Talent Programme is the kickstart of your IT-career within Vattenfall. In the program you will have the opportunity to visit different areas and countries within our IT-organization including Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland. There are planned weeks for both your own personal development and internal courses from our Vattenfall Management Institute on leadership in Vattenfall. Also a hackaton, huddles and longer assignments will be part of our program. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package.

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More information

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter via the application button at this page. You can read more about the Vattenfall IT Young Talent Programme at:

Last day to apply is May 8, 2019. Selection will be made May 17, followed by 1st face2face interviews at May 23 and May 24. The recruitment process will be finalized around the end of May/beginning of June. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. Starting date of the “Vattenfall IT Young Talent Programme" will be September 2nd 2019.

We look forward to your application!

Our Organization
At Vattenfall you can free your superpowers! We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany, UK and the Netherlands. Together we discover renewable energy solutions. What's more, we also have a significant stake in the growing wind energy market in Western Europe. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. Our goal is to make fossil-free living possible within one generation.

Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates might be subjected to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.