About us:

Passion for food. Hunger for tech. We make METRO digital.

Today technology is driving the world. And at METRO.digital we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food - METRO. From e-commerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to make each day a success for our customers and colleagues. With passion and ownership, we build the future of wholesale.

You are driving to create smart solutions for customers around the globe? You want to grow in a flexible environment? Let the right career opportunity find you and join us!

How you will make an impact?

The core task of our IT-Procurement department is to provide optimal and value adding IT procurement service into the METRO-world. When performing this activity, a lot of important data is generated and also required. In this newly created role, you will be our single point of contact for data collection, analysis, preparation, presentation and provision of the data and thus have a significant influence on the success of IT-purchasing and the company. You are fully accountable for the accuracy and transparency of IT procurement financials and group-wide IT-spend.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You Ensure IT-spend transparency in the spend cube by collecting spend data from countries, maintaining the data, creating dashboards and providing insights to IT procurement team and IT Management
  • You create and maintain a dashboard with all the necessary KPI information.
  • You identify trends, opportunities and risks from the data.
  • You support major projects and track costs and savings.
  • Direct oversight of financial processes, ensuring alignment with procurement strategies
  • You will lead the financial dialogue in cross-functional teams to support procurement objectives.
  • You will identify financial optimization opportunities and implements spend analysis tools.
  • You conduct regular financial reviews to ensure procurement aligns with budget and forecasts;

Required key competencies and qualifications:

  • Proven experience in (IT) Procurement - Controlling.
  • Good understanding of IT terminology in Hardware, Software and Services
  • Analytical Proficiency – Expertise in financial data analysis for strategic decision-making.
  • Generally, enjoy working with figures, data and facts.
  • Proactive, result oriented team-player with the ability to work independently.
  • Good process understanding - especially around procurement.
  • Motivation to achieve consistently high-quality results.
  • Very good Excel and Power Point skills.
  • Very good fluency in English (written and verbal).

What we offer at METRO.digital?

Beside a great team spirit and a very modern company culture, we offer you a quite long list of benefits. Here are just some examples:

  • Flexible and remote work: create your own schedule!

Flexibility defines the way we work and interact with each other. At METRO.digital, you have the possibility to work remotely and adapt your working hours in a very flexible way.

  • People development: when you grow so do we!

We want you to become the best version of yourself with individual and company-wide programs and trainings for people development. Focused among other on development, leadership, appreciation, it´s time to upskill your career.

  • Support with individual solutions: we are people-caring!

Life is full of surprises, full of challenges and we want to support you – whenever YOU need - at an individual level and during every stage of your life.

Let´s connect soon. Apply for the role now!

Position grade within our career framework: Procurement Consultant Grade 3 (Md7).

Job Details

Date posted09 April 2024

Location(s)Düsseldorf, GermanyBerlin, GermanyBrașov, RomaniaBucurești, RomaniaCluj-Napoca, Romania

ProfessionFinancial Controller

ProjectVendor management & IT Procurement

Employment TypeFull-time

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