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IT Procurement Officer

Posted 9 Jul 2024
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We are seeking an experienced IT Procurement Officer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing and optimizing our IT procurement processes, ensuring cost-effective and timely acquisition of technology assets, software, and services. You will collaborate closely with the IT Operations, Trading Infrastructure, Trading, and Finance teams to support our fast-paced and innovative trading environment.

Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement effective IT procurement strategies aligned with the company’s goals and budget.
  • Manage procurement documentation, including purchase orders, contracts, and invoices.
  • Monitor and manage IT procurement budgets, ensuring expenditures align with financial plans.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement measures to reduce procurement costs.
  • Assess and mitigate risks associated with IT procurement, including supply chain disruptions and vendor reliability.
  • Implement and maintain robust procurement policies and procedures to safeguard company interests and ensure adherence to these policies.
  • Work closely with IT Operations, Trading Infrastructure, Trading, Finance and Legal teams to understand and fulfill procurement needs.
  • Provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders on procurement best practices and supplier selection.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT procurement, preferably within the financial services or high-frequency trading sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven track record in negotiating and managing IT contracts and suppliers.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in procurement software and tools, e.g., Novatus, Workday, Qlik, Rubik.
  • Ability to analyze data and make informed procurement decisions.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Professional Certifications such as Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) are a plus.

About Us

IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we’ve been a stabilizing force in the financial markets – providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
We operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Finance & Banking
Amsterdam
Active in 3 countries
700 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years