Are you in for a big challenge? Would you like to contribute to the success of starting up a new global company? Epiroc is the company Atlas Copco plans to dividend in 2018, subject to shareholders' and stock exchange approvals. Epiroc will be a leading global productivity partner to the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries. Epiroc stands for innovation, commitment and collaboration, which is the speed to market & industry leadership; the passion to help customers succeed and a close partnership for deep understanding of their needs. We clearly aim to be our customers’ first choice. Epiroc will be a global company located in 65 countries spread across all continents.
We offer a unique opportunity to form a position from the start in a new, global, world leading company.
Epiroc will further increase the focus on improving the IS/IT area (applications, infrastructure etc.) We are therefore looking for a Global Category Manager IT with the mission and ambition to develop/build-up a global key supplier base with the aim to improve applications availability, risk mitigation and optimize costs.
This position is located in Örebro and reports to the Indirect Sourcing Manager. However, the daily work will also be carried out in close cooperation with Epiroc IT organization and VP IS/IT.
The main mission will be to:
- Support the overall Epiroc sourcing strategy and the Epiroc IT strategy in the growth ambition and to achieve a higher efficiency level
- Maintain an effective working relationship with Global IT and regional/local companies to ensure the successful implementation of the sourcing strategy and optimized TCO
- Focus on critical IS/IT applications and manage and review current IS/IT agreements
- Review/Renegotiate existing AC-group contracts due to the split
- Risk mitigation
- Supplier management
- Create a standard way of managing IS/IT agreements
- Support application owners and application managers (AMB and AMIT)
Educational and experience requirements
University degree with a few years of experience from strategic sourcing, IS/IT applications management and project management.
The ideal candidate should also have a strong customer focus and a solid supply chain understanding.
As the position is global, a good command of English (verbal and written) is a must. You must also be willing to travel internationally.
We are looking for a dynamic and result-oriented person with an openness to changes and a proactive approach. In order to be successful, you have a strong personal drive and extensive analytical skills. In addition, you are a cooperative team member but also have good leadership skills.
This position requires very strong communication skills to negotiate with suppliers, work effectively via teleconferences with global team members, work closely with local colleagues and to present performance results to upper management.
We cooperate with Consensus. For more information, please contact Carl Niordson +46 72 090 80 77 or Lena Ottaway +46 70 547 36 00. We look forward to receiving you application on www.consensus.nu by 14 March.