Tech Procurement Manager

At trivago we recognize that the impact of external partners on our product and business is an important factor to our success. Researching, negotiating and managing the vendors lifecycle allows us to unlock the partnerships full potential.

To oversee, improve and coordinate our vendors and our sourcing processes, we’re looking for an experienced IT Procurement Manager to join our Global Procurement team and further develop our IT strategy!

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Manage a portfolio of vendors and contracts – oversee all aspects of the sourcing cycle from cradle to grave.
  • Ensure fast action while keeping the process compliant.
  • Contribute to a culture of continual improvement. Evangelize best practices for vendor engagement.
  • Cultivate and manage long-term strategic vendor relationships.
  • Lead negotiations and biddings and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Drive the decision-making process by providing facts and figures to ensure the best possible outcome.

Who we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in Procurement, ideally in the technology sector.
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics or similar field.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Understanding of state-of-the-art technologies like Cloud Services and SaaS business models.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • The drive to challenge the status quo and proactively challenge inefficiencies.

What makes you stand out:

  • Bonus points for knowledge of Data Privacy laws and compliance methods such as SOC.
  • Experience in P2P-Process design.

Don’t let these nice-to-haves stop you from applying for the job! As long as you have relevant experience and the right attitude, we’d love to hear from you.

What you can expect from life at trivago:

Entrepreneurship: The freedom to take ownership of your work and drive initiatives independently. It’s the idea that counts, not the position. 
Growth: Support for your development, constant new opportunities, regular peer feedback, mentorship and training.
International workforce: Collaboration with international talents from 80+ nations bringing different perspectives, backgrounds and expertise together to ensure a truly global focus.
Flexibility: Self-determined working hours and the opportunity to split your time between home and our campus in Düsseldorf: At least 2 days on campus and 3 days at home per week. We also offer further flexibility for parents of young children and talents with severe disabilities or health conditions.
Relocation and integration: Support with relocation costs, insurance, work permit and visa questions.
Equal opportunity: Commitment to creating an all-inclusive workplace, because we know representing the diversity of our users in our talent base enables us to create a more meaningful product. 

A note from our recruitment team:

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and intimidating, but don’t worry, we’ve got you. Our recruiting team will be on hand every step of the way, but if you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to reach out to us at joinus@trivago.com. You can also find out more our hiring process here. We look forward to your application!