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IT Supplier Manager (m/f/x)

Karlsruhe, Germany


Our Lineup

We are Tipico, the leading sports betting provider in Germany and one of the most exciting tech companies in the industry. We are fueled by our passion for the perfect product, using the newest tech stack to make advances every single day. Our culture is bursting with energy and ambition where we generate intense moments of Spannung , thriving through our values of Trust, Progress , and Passion . We push the limits of what’s possible because we believe that when adrenaline meets progress, awesome things happen.

Are you ready to turn up the power and bring the thrill of Spannung into your working life? Then show us your game face – because we’re looking for an  IT Supplier Manager (m/f/x)  to join the team!

Tipico is looking for an IT Supplier Manager to join our team. Grow with us, introduce us to new ideas and develop products that maximise the thrill of sports for our customers. Every day, you’ll work in a highly collaborative and agile environment with cross-functional team members to develop products and create technical solutions that push us forward.

Your playing field:

  • Take ownership and accountability for technology sourcing and contract management for strategic business initiatives
  • Oversee the supplier evaluation, the purchase negotiation process, and the establishment of new contracts
  • Negotiate standard terms and conditions, processes, and policies according to the company’s baseline
  • Monitoring the Performance of Suppliers
  • Claim regular Supplier Service Management Reports and authorize on agreed and actually achieved service levels
  • Establish a continuous improvement lifecycle for Supplier, Contract, and Procurement Management
  • Mature the team by providing knowledge, best practices, processual advice

Which skills you should bring to the pitch:

  • University Degree . Bachelor/Master's Degree in Computer Science or an equivalent degree and substantial work experience as a Buyer or Purchasing Agent, service delivery manager, or logistician.
  • Contracts. Expert-level knowledge in contract management, negotiation, contract administration, and contract writing.
  • Supplier Management. Experience dealing with and managing suppliers of IT products and services, Experience in procuring services, and Proven track record of procuring and delivering cost reduction through negotiation.
  • Strong knowledge.  Of purchasing regulations and laws, including IT compliance for data protection.
  • Project Management. You are convinced of agile methodologies/project planning and you believe in best practices.
  • Mediator. You are able to influence and build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Mindset. You are Proactive / Pragmatic approach / Adaptable to change
  • Language . Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language. German is a plus.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Agile Mindset.  This is about learning and adapting, continuously improving what we do to deliver a valuable product to our customers. You collaborate and communicate leading to team success
  • Team player . We love learning from each other, great ideas are shaped and inspired by other ideas in order to achieve the simplest, smartest and safest solution
  • Innovative.  We create space for ideas and love to use the newest technologies. To be cutting-edge, we need to stay on top and deliver an amazing digital experience

This is how we score with you:

  • Established International Group.  We have a solid foundation on which to grow
  • Personal and Professional Growth.  We offer you opportunities to develop and grow to unlock your potential
  • Relocation Support.  To make your move to Karlsruhe as smooth as possible
  • Sports Allowance.  We love sports so we subsidize your membership to keep you active
  • Modern offices.  Our very own Karlsruhe campus provides an open-plan space with the latest technology
  • Events.  Sponsored Charity and Team gatherings, we like to have fun together as one team and reinforce our connections
  • Supportive Environment.  We believe in collaboration and working together as a team, but we also give importance to the uniqueness of each and every one of us
  • You choose your own hardware.  MacBook or Windows? We love tech and this helps us stay ahead

Think a career at Tipico’s right for you?

Apply now and join our winning team! If you have any questions or comments about this role, our TA team is happy to help you! Feel free to reach out to us on our social media channels

We look forward to your application!



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The greatest sporting teams reach victory through accountability and trust, and here at Tipico, we’re no different. Trust guides every move we make: how we act, operate, and treat our customers and colleagues. We rely on ethical transparency and integrity, so it’s our expectation for our people, products, and services. We trust you, too, giving you space to collaborate and create at pace, with impact. Your loyalty earns you freedom, so you can Maximise Spannung in every moment of your working life.



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Passion drives progress at Tipico. We challenge, reinvent, and push ourselves to define new levels of excellence. Our progress, in turn, drives your progress and development, as you build your knowledge of our industry, products, and technology. It’s not a guaranteed ticket to the top, but we’ll help you explore opportunities and grow with us. If you want it, seek it, and progress will happen. Show us your spirit to learn and get stronger every day!



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We are bound together as One Tipico by our passion. We have unstoppable hunger to win, driven to create moments of Spannung in our day-to-day lives. Whatever our personal interests - sport, science, fitness, gaming - we identify with each other through a shared spirit to seek victory in our actions. This is part of Tipico’s DNA - and we thrive by channeling our passion into our profession.