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Sourcing & Vendor Manager

Schibsted Media is about to establish an IT organisation that will be responsible for all IT services in the new company. We are both dependent on highly skilled coworkers, as well as having excellent collaboration with the best vendors and partners.

We are now looking for a Sourcing & Vendor Manager that will play a key role in the success of Schibsted Media Tech, optimising procurement and vendor relationships for the entire Tech organisation.

You will be part of the Media IT CIO office, report directly to the CIO and initially have one sourcing & vendor specialist reporting to you.

What will you do in this role?

You will provide expertise, guidelines and hand on work with procurement, sourcing and vendor management for the Media Tech organisation. During the TSA period you will support Media Tech to enable the carve out of the existing services, as well as setting up new in accordance with Schibsted Media's future business needs.

As a Sourcing & Vendor Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • People management, initially for one sourcing and vendor specialist
  • Developing and implementing strategies for sourcing Tech and IT services and products, ensuring alignment with organisational objectives
  • Managing and optimising relationships with key Tech and IT vendors, negotiating contracts to achieve favourable terms and ensure service quality
  • Collaborating with other teams within Tech and IT and business leaders to understand their needs and ensure vendor services meet these requirements
  • Contract management processes including a process for how to handle all types of Tech and IT contracts (not only with strategic vendors)
  • Overseeing the procurement process, from vendor selection and contract negotiation to performance monitoring and relationship management
  • Conducting market analysis to stay informed of industry trends and identify opportunities for cost savings and innovation

Key competencies:

  • Proven experience in Tech and IT procurement, sourcing, and vendor management, with a strong understanding of the market and trends
  • Excellent negotiation skills, with a track record of securing favourable terms and managing contracts effectively
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking capabilities, able to assess vendors and products to make informed decisions that align with business goals
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, capable of building and maintaining strong relationships with both vendors and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments, fostering a cooperative environment that encourages innovation in procurement processes

“Nice to have”:

  • Experience with digital transformation projects and product development, understanding the procurement needs associated with new technologies and systems
  • Familiarity with the Tech landscape in Oslo/Stockholm, including local vendors and market dynamics
  • Certifications in procurement or supply chain management
  • Experience in Media, with a deep understanding of the specific challenges and opportunities present

Please note that due to Summer vacations, our response will be delayed, and the process will kick off in Aug.

Work with great people

Josefin Pihl
AD Targeting Operations Specialist
"Schibsted is a workplace where no day is like the other and you get to work with talented colleagues in a creative environment."
Anton Assarsson
Head of Editorial, Schibsted Brand Studio
"To me, Schibsted is synonymous with creativity and results. Driving change through innovation, teamwork, and integrity."
Estelle Douglas
Head of Trade and Marketing
"At Schibsted Marketing Services you get to work with ambitious, smart and fun people experiencing the fast-moving changing media landscape."
Max Schuler
Director Brand Studio
"Schibsteds ability to inspire, develop and challenge is absolutely outstanding. Apart from that, we have a great company culture."
Josefin Pihl
AD Targeting Operations Specialist
"Schibsted är en arbetsplats där ingen dag är den andra lik och du får arbeta med begåvade kollegor i en kreativ miljö."
Anton Assarsson
Head of Editorial, Schibsted Brand Studio
"För mig är Schibsted synonymt med kreativitet och resultat. Att driva förändring genom innovation, lagarbete och integritet."
Estelle Douglas
Head of Trade and Marketing
"På Schibsted Marketing Services får du jobba med ambitiösa, smarta och roliga människor som upplever det snabbt föränderliga medielandskapet."
Max Schuler
Director Brand Studio
"Schibsteds förmåga att inspirera, utveckla och utmana är helt enastående. Bortsett från det har vi en fantastisk företagskultur."
Josefin Pihl
AD Targeting Operations Specialist
"Schibsted er en arbeidsplass hvor ingen dager er like og du får jobbe med talentfulle kollegaer i et kreativt miljø."
Anton Assarsson
Head of Editorial, Schibsted Brand Studio
"For meg er Schibsted synonymt med kreativitet og resultater. Endring drives av innovasjon, teamwork og integritet."
Estelle Douglas
Head of Trade and Marketing
"I Schibsted Marketing Services jobber du med ambisiøse, smarte og morsomme folk og tar del i medielandskapets raske endring."
Max Schuler
Director Brand Studio
"Schibsted sin evne til å inspirere, utvikle og utfordre er absolutt eksemplarisk. I tillegg har vi en god arbeidskultur."
Johanna Nilsen
Student Ambassador
"Being a student ambassador is a fun and flexible way to broaden your network while learning a lot about the Schibsted brand"
Emma Johansson
Student Ambassador
"No two days are alike as a student ambassador and that is what makes this job so much fun!"

Great Place to Work

  • Learn and develop within Learning Lab

  • 6000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

  • We embrace diversity

  • Karriärmöjligheter inom Schibstedfamiljen

  • Var del av en mångfaldig, inkluderande arbetsplats

  • Personlig utveckling och lärande inom Learning Lab

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • Schibsted Life erbjuder fysisk och mental träning

  • Jobba med välkända produkter och tjänster

  • Bli del av mangfoldig, inkluderende arbeidsplass

  • Karrieremuligheter i Schibstedfamilien

  • Mer enn 5000 fantastiske kollegaer i 4 land

  • Styrke kropp og sinn med Schibsted Life

  • Jobb med anerkjente produkter og tjenester

About the company

Schibsted is a family of digital brands with a strong Nordic position, and more than 6,000 employees. Millions of people interact with our companies every day through our leading online marketplaces, world-class media houses. We also help new promising businesses grow. Our joint mission of empowering people in their daily lives is rooted in the values of our media heritage and a legacy of bold change. At our best, we are a fearless force for change in a society built on trust and transparency.

Product & Tech is responsible for product development and technology platforms for News Media brands. The unit consists of product managers, software engineers, UX experts, and user researchers. Most of our teams work distributed, with colleagues in Oslo, Stockholm, Krakow, Gdansk, Bergen, and Stavanger.


1839Christian Schibsted founds a Printing House.

1860Aftenposten is established, soon becoming a favoured and trusted media channel.

1966Schibsted acquires VG.

1996-1998Schibsted buys Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet, two of Sweden’s leading national quality newspapers.

2000Finn.no is founded, today one of Norway's strongest brands.

2003Blocket is acquired. Today the number one market place in Sweden.

2005Schibsted Growth starts investing in various digital brands.

2006The international expansion of Schibsted classified business is starting.

2019Adevinta is listed at Oslo Børs. Schibsted’s international Marketplaces is spun off into a separate company.

2020 - 2021Adevinta acquires 100% of eBay Classifieds Group creating the worlds largest online classified company. As part of the agreement, Schibsted buys DBA.dk and bilbasen.dk

1839Christian Schibsted grundar ett tryckeri.

1860Tidningen Aftenposten etableras och blir snabbt en betrodd mediekanal.

1966Schibsted köper VG.

1996 - 1998Schibsted köper Aftonbladet och Svenska Dagbladet, två av Sveriges ledande nyhetskällor.

1996Schibsted grundar den norska marknadsplatsen Finn, i dag ett av Norges starkaste varumärken.

2003Blocket, Sveriges dominerande marknadsplats, blir en del av Schibstedfamiljen.

2005Schibsted Growth börjar investera aktivt i digitala bolag.

2006Den internationella expansionen av Schibsteds digitala marknadsplatser startar. Blocket rullas ut i världen, som mest i 34 länder.

2019Schibsted’s internationella marknadsplatser etableras som ett eget bolag, Adevinta, med Schibsted som en stor ägare.

2020 - 2021Adevinta förvärvar eBay Classifieds Group och skapar världens största digitala marknadsplats. I samband med affären köper Schibsted de danska marknadsplatserna DBA och Bilbasen.

1839Christian Schibsted grunnla Schibsted forlag.

1860Aftenposten etableres og blir raskt en betrodd mediekanal.

1966Schibsted kjøper VG.

1996 - 1998Schibsted kjøper Aftonbladet og SvD, to av Sveriges ledende nasjonale aviser.

1996 - 2000Finn.no blir etablert, i dag en av Norges sterkeste merkevarer.

2003Schibsted kjøper Blocket. I dag den største markedsplassen i Sverige.

2005Schibsted Growth starter å investere i ulike digitale selskaper.

2006Den internasjonale ekspansjonen av Schibsted digitale markedsplasser starter.

2009Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad og Fædrelandsvennen er fullt innarbeidet i Schibsted.

2019Adevinta blir børsnotert på Oslo Børs. Schibsteds internasjonale markedsplasser blir etablert i et eget selskap.

2020 - 2021Adevinta inngår avtale om å overta 100% av eBay Classifieds Group, og danner dermed verdens største online rubrikkselskap. Som en del av avtalen kjøper Schibsted DBA.dk og bilbasen.dk.

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