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Category Manager, Information Management, Indirect Procurement
Orion Corporation

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 9.8.2018

Description of position  

Are you an energetic and innovative strategic IT sourcing professional? We are looking for a Category Manager responsible for Information Management (IM) to join our Indirect Procurement team.  You will be responsible for the sourcing, supplier management & category management processes for the IM category within Orion Corporation.

In this impactful position you are responsible for sourcing projects from initiation to agreement. Your sourcing sub-categories are services, consultancy and solutions. In addition to on-premise solutions and services, many of the key projects also involve Cloud services. You will also take care of the supplier relationship management & agreement processes within your category in close collaboration with internal stakeholders. An important part of your role will be to constantly develop the IM procurement category and risk management within the category. You will have a great opportunity to build cross-functional networks and support Orion’s business divisions with ideal IT solutions.

You will report to the Head of Indirect Procurement but will also work very closely with the Information Management (IM) Department.

Description of unit 

Indirect Procurement is a part of the Procurement & Supply department within Orion Supply Chain. Indirect Procurement consists of five different procurement categories, each lead by a Category Manager. We are responsible for the strategic sourcing of Indirect services & goods, supplier management, risk management and category management within Orion Corporation in close cooperation with our internal stakeholders as well as our external partners. We work together with Orion's Purchasing Services team, responsible for the operative purchase to pay process. We have a true passion to be the best in our field!

We offer

If you are looking for an intriguing and challenging role, an excellent and fun team of true professionals by your side to work with in an international business environment – don’t miss this opportunity! There are plenty of possibilities for process development as well as development of your own personal skills. In Orion we build well-being - together we do work that we are proud of!


We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and proactive person, who enjoys challenging goals and shows drive and determination towards fulfilling them together with his/her colleagues.

To succeed in this role we expect you to have

  • Strong experience and skills in IT strategic sourcing and supplier management
  • Hands-on experience of IT projects, services or solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of methods, tools and processes for strategic sourcing
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Strong leadership skills to lead and support IM virtual sourcing network
  • Proactive, can-do approach and capability to drive and prioritize sourcing projects
  • Knowledge of IT contractual terms and conditions
  • Upper university degree in engineering, business or similar skills
  • Fluent written and spoken Finnish and English

Are you already excited to deliver strategic sourcing services? Please apply by 23rd of August 2018! If you want to know more please contact Carolina Sved, Head of Indirect Procurement 050 966 5720 13.8. 14-15 or 14.8 9-10. You can also contact Jukka Behm, Head of CIO Office 050 966 3587 13.8 9-10.30 or 14.8 14-15.30

We have initially planned the following schedule for this recruitment process:

Video interviews, week 35

First face-to-face interviews, weeks 36 and 37

Assessments, week 38

Final interviews, week 39