IT Supplier Relationship Manager (f/m/d)

Date: Feb 21, 2024

Location: Hamburg, HH, DE, 22297 München, BY, DE, 80992 Teltow, BB, DE, 14513 Düsseldorf, NW, DE, 40474 Nürnberg, BY, DE, 90449

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited

Entry: At the earliest possible date 


Working anywhere. We work where it is most productive. After a successful application process, we offer you the opportunity to work anywhere in Germany. At Telefónica, we rely on a flexible hybrid model that includes the benefits of both remote work and on-site work. You will be assigned to the nearest Telefónica location based on where you live. We will discuss further details with you during the application process. 


Who we are 

We are O2 Telefónica - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. As a leading telecommunications provider, we are playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our approximately 7,400 employees in Germany drive the transformation forward every day - in our own company as well. Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and is part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 110,000 committed employees worldwide.   


Become part of our unique team and let's make a difference together!   


What to expect

As an "IT Supplier Relationship Manager" you actively drive IT implementations in the agile, hybrid as well as classic delivery model and maintain partnerships with our suppliers. Your responsibilities include:

  • Driving the transition to the BizDevOps model by developing clear objectives, creating a smooth transition plan and actively implementing governance with all stakeholders
  • Creating a clear and detailed operating model for all stakeholders involved in IT delivery
  • The design of IT delivery taking into account new architectures, public cloud, agility, BizDevOps and CI/CD models
  • Actively managing the IT budget in close collaboration with all business and technology stakeholders
  • Actively monitoring and managing the performance of external partners in an outsourcing model and multicultural environment


What you bring  

  • A degree or equivalent education in a field relevant to the position (e.g., business administration, (business) information technology, engineering)
  • An affinity for numbers and processes
  • 5-7 years of experience as an employee of an internal IT organization with responsibility of these topics: IT portfolio management, budget management, and vendor management.
  • Knowledge of COBIT governance framework; SAFe, LeSS, etc.
  • Optional: experience in consulting, strong problem solving skills, strong communication skills, structured and analytically driven actions and thinking


What we offer 

Modern, flexible working environment: Work wherever you want within Germany. Whether in home office or one of our well-equipped offices. We offer you maximum flexibility to organize your working day. 

Training & Development: Everthing you need for your individual growth. With a personal development plan, learning journeys and the possibility of job rotations, you will reach your goals with us – according to our guiding principle „connect, learn and move2grow". 

Financial benefits: A smartphone for business and private use, as well as the possibility to provide for partners, friends and family via a credit balance, is a given. In addition, you benefit from a variety of corporate benefits. 

Health: Our "Feel Good" program keeps your body and mind in balance. Among other things, we offer fitness classes, nutritional counseling, and programs to improve workplace ergonomics and work-life balance. 

Social engagement: We are also involved in social projects outside of our day-to-day work. You can support social projects through volunteering days / holidays or charity runs. 


How to apply and what else you should know  

Convince us with your meaningful curriculum vitae as well as corresponding certificates. You do not need a letter of motivation with us. Please note that applications are only possible via our applicant portal and applications by e-mail cannot be considered.  

Do you have questions about our application process and are you interested in further information about the position? Please reach out to our Recruiting Team (


In case of same qualification, applicants with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.