Today technology is driving the world. And at we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food - METRO. From ecommerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to meet the needs of our users - METRO’s customers and employees from across 25 countries. With passion and responsibility, we move the wholesale industry towards digitization and leverage METRO’s long history and expertise in B2B for building a more sustainable market ecosystem.

Purpose of your new department

To deliver high-quality IT services, the Strategic Partner Management manages our external partners in a long-term collaboration. We attach importance to compliance with agreements, adapt them flexibly in the event of changes, negotiate the best solutions and transform daily operations together with our partners. The IT service quality of both externally and internally provided IT services is also a focus topic. We build on SLA management, meaningful reporting and continuous improvement.

You’re a great fit if you have:

  • Experience in IT service controlling and financial accounting (operational booking)
  • a close proximity to numbers, budgets, forecasts
  • ability to find good solutions in complex financial situations
  • Fluent in German & English

Nice to have:

  • Experience in provider management on customer or provider side with a focus on commercials topics
  • Excellent Excel knowledge and high willingness to learn to use new tools


  • Involved in provider management of our strategic partners
  • Collaborate with the strategic and commercial partner managers
  • Interact with our external partners, CFO, controlling and financial teams, accounting teams
  • Preparation of data for commercial decisions and negotiations


Role Specific Skills:
Analytical Thinking: You align appropriate solutions to issues by evaluating gathered information by considering their urgency and importance.

Controlling & Accounting Mastery: You are able to apply methods and procedures that are implemented by the company in order to ensure the validity and accuracy of its financial statements.

Strategic Thinking: You have the ability to find and develop unique opportunities to create value by enabling a disruptive and creative dialogue.

Financial Tools: You are proficient with software solutions used for finance processes and are able to get full advantage of them in the scope of financial operations. You support the development of new features and functions of the systems by reflecting the financial needs.

Communication: You convey or share ideas, feelings and information effectively using the most appropriate methods, tools and channels for the respective audience.


Our general Benefits:

Work-Life Balance: flexible working hours, homeoffice, 30 days of vacation and flexible office options.

Personal growth: a comprehensive further training offer over our METRO House of Learning as well as individual development opportunities.

Well-being: Health programs, pension scheme, regular employee events and the opportunity to participate in the annual METRO Marathon.

Comfort: very good transport connections and free parking spaces including charging stations for e-mobility. Two canteens with delicious and discounted meals plus other catering facilities. Furthermore, discounts in our stores as well as at many partner companies. 

Our Values:

You respect individuals and mutual ideas, and appreciate each contributions. Furthermore, you can admit mistakes in order to learn and grow

You strive for simple and effective solutions and processes, get things done by taking calculated risks rather than doing it perfectly, and continuously run experiments and making data-drdiven decisions to mazimize the value.

Ownership: You love to take the initiative and moving things forward. Furthermore, you hold yourself accountable for the outcomes and empower yourself to make decisions.

You are passionate about solving our customer's problems, have an inspirational attitude and are enthusiastic. And you strive for the highest standards and continuously improvement.
Have we aroused your interest? Then we are looking forward to your online application. METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer all qualified applicants full equal opportunities.

Your point of contact:
Adrian Schröter 

Job Details

Date posted13 January 2022





Employment TypeFull-time

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