Strategic Category Manager IT (m/w/d)

Location:  Munich
Stellen-ID:  21902
Business Sector:  Veridos GmbH

Veridos handles innovative, large-scale projects every day. Whether it’s transferring 40,000 handwritten pages to a centralized population register, establishing a nationwide IT and data capture infrastructure, or issuing a country’s first standardized national smart ID cards – the experts at Veridos can expect to be regularly involved in interesting, ground-breaking and large-scale projects such as These.

Do you want to support our mission to provide governments around the world with the best identity solutions for their citizens? Would you like to do your bit to make the world a little safer for everyone?

Veridos is a valued and trusted partner of governments and regional authorities all over the world – we already count more than 70 countries among our clients. In addition to our headquarters in Berlin and offices in Munich, Veridos also has representatives around the world, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates. We currently employ around 400 people worldwide.

Our very international team includes people from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds and many different countries. Collectively, we speak more than 10 different languages.

For our department Procurement we are looking for a 


Strategic Category Manager IT (m/f/d)


based in Munich. 



  • In your role, you will take on the processing of purchasing processes in direct purchasing with a focus on project-specific IT hardware and software, related licenses and services.
  • You take over the negotiations of purchase and service contracts, including legal expertise, based on your product group strategy and project requirements.
  • You will further develop the existing purchasing and product group strategy and analyze the market and develop sustainable, successful supplier relationships.
  • You initiate and independently implement measures and projects to reduce and avoid costs in the infeed and together with the users.
  • Participating in and taking over procurement processes in projects (matrix procurement) and preparing commercial and technical evaluations of offers with award proposals are also part of your area of responsibility.
  • You report and prepare relevant KPIs and maintain them in purchasing dashboards.
  • You monitor supplier performance and take effective measures in the event of any deviations, including the processing of recourse.
  • You are also IT interface manager for the group of companies and take on projects for digitization 4.0 in purchasing.



  • You are a passionate buyer, have an affinity for technology and good communication skills. In addition to your experience (at least 3 years) of international (project) procurement in the area of IT hardware and software, licenses and services, you have successfully completed your studies. (BS or equal.)
  • Your high level of expertise in procurement processes and methods as well as your negotiating and persuasive skills complete your profile.
  • You speak business English fluently and have intercultural sensitivity
  • You have knowledge of contract management and -law.
  • You are characterized by your proactive, pragmatic and structured working style, as well as your distinctive team orientation, commitment and a high degree of self-motivation.
  • You are experienced in using MS Office and have in-depth knowledge of SAP MM, ideally S/4 HANA and SRM tools and Power BI.



Your benefits

  • We offer an extremely interesting business and client environment in an international context.
  • Through your expertise, you can actively shape the working methods and processes applied in your work environment and thus directly influence and experience the success of your commitment.
  • Benefit from 30 days of holiday per year
  • A company pension scheme is part of our comprehensive remuneration package for you
  • We promote your personal and professional development through a wide range of training and further education opportunities
  • You will benefit from a work-life balance, supported by the possibility of mobile working and the new Flex Office concept, attractive family benefits and a diverse company health management.

Did we spark your interest?

We are looking forward to receiving your application. Please make sure to let us know your earliest starting date.

Veridos GmbH
Prinzregentenstr. 161, 81677 Munich
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