IT Procurement Consultant

Location: Manila, PH

Who we are:

For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,800+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general.

SimCorp is an independent subsidiary of the Deutsche Börse Group. Following the recent merger with Axioma, we leverage the combined strength of our brands to provide an industry-leading, full, front-to-back offering for our clients, with SimCorp as the overarching company brand and Axioma as a key product brand.

SimCorp is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees, so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients.

While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential.

Why this role is important to us:

IT is a core element in what we do – whether for own, internal purposes or as part of our commercial offerings. SimCorp, a global FinTech company, is offering a key position in our Group Procurement function. 

You will come close to complex technology platforms, work with skilled people and become part of an innovative and changing environment. You are motivated by taking responsibility of a broad and complex portfolio and using advanced tools. Your significant contribution to the team will strengthen our value proposal to the organization and bring us closer to our goals. 

A key element in our corporate strategy is Cost Excellence. Through efficient use of capital and by managing our spend, we are freeing up resources to prepare our future as a SaaS company. Group Procurement has an important role in this. 

What you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the daily activities in the IT Category as divided into the following spend buckets, totaling 100 m€ p.a.: 

  • IT and Telecom, hardware (workstations and infrastructure) 

  • Software – products and platforms from leading providers and for numerous purposes 

  • Service providers, hereunder data centers and public cloud 

  • Assisting in Sourcing/tender processes for new and recurring requirements 

  • Life Cycle managing active contracts (renew and negotiate) 

  • Supporting Vendor Governance for key/strategic suppliers 

  • Assisting Group IT in cost analysis 

  • Analyzing business processes, identify and realize possible optimizations, drive savings and remove redundancies 

  • Collaborating closely with the Senior Category Managers, SAM and Group IT 

What we value:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree is preferred  

  • Experience and interest in IT procurement, hereunder  

  • Software licenses, hardware and services 

  • Knowledge of market leading vendors and products 

  • Legal/contractual matters 

  • Commercial understanding of cost drivers 

  • Excellent Excel and data processing skills 

  • Broad understanding of Information Technology 

  • Business understanding, preferably from technology driven industries

Benefits:

An attractive salary, bonus scheme, and pension are essential for any work agreement. However, in SimCorp, we believe we can offer more. Therefore, in addition to the traditional benefit scheme, we provide a good work & life balance and opportunities for professional development: there is never just only one route - we offer an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take. Visit our career pages to learn more about working at SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career

Since SimCorp operates in 20+ offices worldwide, the benefits package may vary from country to country.

Next steps:

Please click below to apply to learn more about the vacancy and what SimCorp offers regarding salary, benefits, and perks.

Please note only applications sent through our system will be processed. Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your CV in English as soon as possible. If you are interested in being a part of SimCorp but are not sure this role is the right fit, submit your CV anyway. SimCorp is on an exciting growth journey, and our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to help you discover the right role for you. The approximate time to consider your CV is three weeks.

We are eager to continually improve our talent acquisition process and make everyone’s experience positive and valuable. Therefore, during the process we will ask you to provide your feedback, which is highly appreciated.

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