Head of IT procurement.


Andreas Dahlén, 
Application deadline:
Job type:
full time
Type of employment:
Gävleborgs län, 
Sandviken kommun
Ekonomi, redovisning, lön & inköp

job description.

Join our journey towards becoming a stand-alone company!    
We are now looking for excellent people to develop our business and work towards fulfilling our ambitious goals. With a strong leadership strategy and a proactive workforce, we are ready to continue on our growth journey by advancing industries through materials technology. 
Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? We are already now starting to onboard several competences in the process to prepare for a new organizational set-up. We offer an inspiring work environment with development opportunities for the right professional. 


Let’s talk about your mission
As Head of IT Procurement you will work in close collaboration with the IT service organization, provide advisory on and planning of sourcing activities, drive sourcing cases ensuring contracts with terms and conditions in line with business needs and objectives. Also, ensure development and implementation of strategic approaches for how to over time, systematically interact with and influence the supply market for defined categories of goods or services, enabling best long-term value. You will also manage contracts and suppliers, as applicable from time to time, through their lifecycle. 

As Head of IT Procurement, you drive for best long-term value and acceptable risk, as well as for compliance with policies, strategies and regulations. You develop, implement and follow up the roadmap for how we should build, develop and maintain relationships with Suppliers in order to maximize value.  

In collaboration with the service and procurement organization, you will define, implement and follow up Category Strategies. Another responsibility is to act primary contact for assigned scope of the service organization regarding procurement matters while ensuring coordination within the procurement function.


We are looking for someone with a degree in a relevant field of studies, experience from the manufacturing industry is an advantage. You have a good understanding of the supplier market and IT business needs and risks. It is important that you understand business and industry capabilities, requirements and developments. You have several years of experience from working in a progressive procurement management setting, and are skilled in leading the way and managing stakeholders in large, international organizations. Since we’re a global business, you need cultural awareness and excellent communication skills in English. You also have excellent business acumen and procurement skills, including negotiation and RFx  RFI/RFP management. Any previous experience of formulate and execute category strategies is highly valued.


Contact us
Are you interested in learning more about this exciting job? Please contact:
Per Iredahl, CIO at Sandvik Materials Technology
Office phone +46 26 269587
Mobile +46 70 2132252

Union contacts
Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0) 26 -26 39 93
Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna, +46 (0) 26-26 30 44
Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 (0) 26-26 31 66

about Sandvik Materials Technology.

Working with us
At Sandvik, we’re convinced that diversity leads to a better environment for our employees, our company and our customers. We offer you great opportunities to develop in a global industrial group with favorable terms of employment that include, among other things, occupational pension, wellness, group insurance, increased parental benefit, educational programs and skills development. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

About Us
Sandvik’s business area 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.
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 2019, sales were approximately 15 billion SEK with about 6,000 employees.