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Procurement & Sourcing - IT Category Manager (h/f)

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Geactualiseerd op 29 april 2021 via AXA BELGIUM

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At AXA, we want to be more than the world leader in insurance and asset management.

Our purpose is 'Act for human progress by protecting what matters'. As an insurance company, we want to watch over every individual, society and the world while always keeping the future in mind. As an insurer, AXA Belgium is also a key player in the field of prevention. Protection is in our DNA, as evidenced every day by the extensive investments in research and risk awareness.

About AXA Belgium

In Belgium, AXA is market leader in non-life insurance. We have more than 3,000 enthusiastic employees whose aim is to move from payer to partner for our 3 million clients.

Our employees are our greatest asset. Therefore, a pleasant and modern working atmosphere is crucial to us. Together we seek to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas are valued, respected and appreciated.

With every step we take, we keep our values in mind: Customer First, Integrity, Courage and One AXA.
The Procurement department is a dynamic team of 14 procurement experts covering category management, sourcing, vendor management, suppliers risk management and P2P activities. Procurement works in close collaboration with business stakeholders to create impact and deliver value on transformation projects and business operations for which AXA Belgium rely on third parties. Procurement oversees all goods and services purchases which amount to more than 200 million euros. We are looking to hire an IT Category Manager to develop a strategy that will sustain the IT landscape transformation over the next years. Besides leading strategic sourcing activities, you will work closely with key stakeholders within and outside our IT department to design the category approach that will deliver value and cost efficiency, bring innovation, and best manage vendors risks. As IT Category Manager, you will report directly to the Chief Procurement Officer. In this key role, you will: define and implement the IT category strategy together with your main stakeholders and IT buyers. design a category roadmap to capture and prioritize the key sourcing events in order to focus on value creation and cost efficiency. remain current on market trends through relationships with suppliers and market experts; identify and communicate new technologies and solutions to key problems in the assigned spend areas . establish and maintain strategic relationships with suppliers to ensure successful implementation of key contracts, vendor performance and risk management. drive and manage large and complex sourcing events. directly manage, coach and develop 1 to 2 more junior sourcing experts and more generally develop the sourcing team on IT procurement practices. drive improvement of procurement efficiency and effectiveness throughout AXA. Especially work together with the tactical and operations purchasing teams to streamline and improve sourcing to pay processes efficiency and drive innovation. mainta...


The ideal profile we are looking for has: at least a first experience of 5 years in IT Procurement (incl. IT services and software sourcing); a detailed understanding of IT key suppliers and supply market dynamics; experience of managing supplier relationships to ensure delivery to the agreed quality, cost and time; good legal working knowledge in drafting contracts and negotiating contracts terms; a variety of skills such as: project management experience, curiosity, out of the box thinking, able to drive change, excellent communication & relational skills, results-oriented, agile and pragmatic, strong analytical capabilities and negotiation skills; a fluent level in English but also in French OR in Dutch.


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  • Immobilier, assurances, finance et droit / Assurances

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