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IT Category Manager, Indirect Sourcing


Aarhus, DK, 8000 Brande, DK, 7330

Can you see yourself being a world class Category Manager in BESTSELLER? Are you an outstanding negotiator and do you thrive when working with sourcing? 


If you can say YES to the above, and are ready for the next step in your career, then we have the right job for you.


Your department
You will be part of a fast growing team with 4 dedicated colleagues in an independent cross functional department in BESTSELLER Finance. Our most important goal is to be a trusted sourcing partner towards BESTSEELLER functions and brands. We have a huge impact on our business, because we understand how to work with risk, sustainability and at the same time being commercial. We act as Category Managers to our colleagues in BESTSELLER. Our shared responsibility within Indirect Sourcing is to manage the cooperation of  suppliers across BESTSELLER, to ensure best practice within strategic sourcing and category management.


Your job
As our IT Category Manager, you are responsible for developing  and delivering the sourcing plan within IT. You will also be leading negotiations towards a final contract and participating in building and sustaining partnership with key suppliers and stakeholders. Furthermore, you develop market insight within your category, gather information across BESTSELLER’s organisation and establish sourcing where needed.


Your category
You will be responsible for your own category. This includes the full scope of indirect sourcing towards BESTSELLER IT. In addition, you are responsible for:

  • Stakeholder management in an agile IT organisation
  • Develop a preferred base of suppliers
  • Execute total cost of ownership negotiations with suppliers
  • Complete contract activities in line with legal and corporate guidelines
  • Establish and perfom the governance structure with applicable IT suppliers
  • Handle conflicts with IT suppliers and being the commercial escalation point


Your benefits

  • You will be part of an exciting journey, as we are developing indirect sourcing and strategic category management within our company
  • You will get the opportunity to contribute to all facets of this journey
  • You are going to have impact on the tasks as well as the working processes in a large organisation undergoing change
  • You will have the freedom to implement new initiatives to ensure a trusted professional sourcing organisation


Your profile
We are looking for a structured, independent and self-motivated individual, who is up for the challenge of shaping and building indirect sourcing within IT. Furthermore, you have the following qualifications: 

  • Sourcing experience in the areas of negotiations, contracting, stakeholder management, and optimizing current supplier base
  • Insight into legal and contractual matters
  • IT technical and commercial understanding
  • Danish and English at a business level, written and spoken


We look forward to hearing from you!
If you have any questions in relation to the job,  contact Daniel Haugaard on +45 27 95 81 68. Otherwise please send us your application and CV as soon as possible and no later than 7th of July 2022 . We review applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to remove the ad, if we find the right candidate before the deadline. 


About BESTSELLER Finance
We are a Global Finance organization working with the purpose of being a valuable partner to BESTSELLER’s  business. We take pride in being data driven, being a business partner and providing best-in-class core finance services in order for our colleagues to optimize business opportunities. Our organization spans across 30 countries, 15 brands, several functions and a Group Finance located in Denmark. Working in BESTSELLER Finance you can expect an ambitious, dynamic, fast moving working environment with focus on talent and leadership development. BESTSELLER Finance is part of the worldwide fashion company BESTSELLER. For more information, please go to   



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