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Are you a specialist in the procurement of IT requirements and do you keep an eye on both requirements and costs? Do you enjoy supporting colleagues in the implementation of new projects? You like to be in constant exchange with external partners to keep yourself and your colleagues up to date on current developments? Then you should definitely read on and apply with us! 

Your mission

  • You determine the demand for hardware, software, consulting and services, conduct market analyses, control the clarification of technical feasibility and develop solutions in conformity with the IT strategy. 
  • You will conduct independent contract negotiations with national and international suppliers and coordinate the results with internal departments. 
  • You review and renegotiate existing contracts and supplier relationships and establish long-term business relationships with new providers and suppliers 
  • You develop strategies to reduce operating costs by achieving savings on the supply side and managing consumption on the demand side 
  • You will identify specific procurement projects and associated resource requirements for the current fiscal year and participate in budget planning and management 
  • You create license overviews and optimize license models and maintenance contracts in cooperation with our external partners 
  • You assess requests for new licenses or tooling against already procured tools and look for alignment 
  • You implement and optimize processes, standards and systems in the area of IT purchasing and participate in internal compliance audits 

Your profile

  • You have a degree in business administration or comparable training with a corresponding focus on IT 
  • You have demonstrable, sound and several years of experience in IT purchasing 
  • You have strong assertiveness and negotiation skills as well as analytical competence 
  • You are an ambitious personality with strong communication skills who approaches things proactively with an economic mindset and approach 
  • You have an agile, analytical and structured way of working 
  • You regularly demonstrate your ability to work in a team when collaborating with your colleagues and are also open for a (currently unfortunately only virtual) after-work drink 
  • You are business fluent in English and ideally also German 

Why us?

  • Independent work in a team and steep development opportunities in a fast-growing company in the field of cyber security
  • A competitive fixed salary
  • 33 days of vacation and a flexible home office arrangement 
  • Mobility Package (subsidized bicycle or public transport subsidy)
  • Company pension program
  • Lots of (virtual and physical) networking and community formats, such as weekly "team bootcamp" as a shared sport, mystery lunches and tech talks
  • A cool team (already >300 employees) with diverse backgrounds and an inside look at a fast-growing, VC-backed startup
  • A stylish, well-connected office in the heart of Cologne-Ehrenfeld (47 seconds to Kebapland!) 

About us

As a Cyber Security Hero at SoSafe, you make the world a little better: Our Awareness Platform helps over 1,000 organizations build up their human firewall, thereby protecting themselves against costly cyberattacks. SoSafe is one of the fastest growing tech companies, and is already a leading provider of security awareness solutions in Europe. Backed by strong VC funding, we are looking for more motivated team players who will assist us with our ambitious mission. Are you interested in being a part of this exciting journey? Apply now!

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