Consultant task – IT ERP Specialist / Vendor Management, Södertälje (2024.05.13)

Location: Södertälje, Sweden
Scope: 75%
Start: ASAP
Duration: 1 year
Language: Swedish, English

ERP Specialist supporting purchase.
The role of IT ERP Specialist/Vendor Management will support the renegotiation of current and procurement of new core applications. The role requires a deep understanding of financial/banking ERP functionalities, integration capabilities, and the strategic needs of the organization. It involves close collaboration with the procurement organization to align requirements with procurement processes, ensuring that vendor selections and contract negotiations support IT and organizational objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical and functional evaluation of potential ERP systems, ensuring they meet the organization’s requirements in terms of scalability, integration, user-friendliness, and support. This includes setting evaluation criteria, coordinating demos, and synthesizing feedback from various stakeholders.

  • Serve as the primary IT department contact for interactions with the procurement organization regarding ERP vendors. This involves conveying requirements, participating in vendor discussions, and providing input on technical and service aspects during the vendor selection process.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders across IT, finance, operations, and other relevant departments to gather system requirements and ensure the selected ERP solution addresses the diverse needs of the organization.

  • Offer insights and feedback on technical clauses and service level agreements (SLAs) in contracts drafted by the procurement organization, ensuring they align with IT standards and requirements. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Proven experience in vendor management, particularly with ERP systems.

  • In-depth knowledge of ERP technologies and implementation methodologies.

  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to solve complex problems.

Are you interested?
If you have the right qualifications please forward your resume in word, with a hourly rate and availability date to Andreas Malm at [email protected]

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