Senior Insurance Procurement Specialist (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

At AGCS our Strategic Sourcing & Procurement department has an in-depth understanding of the business, to deliver a best-in-class sourcing, purchasing and vendor management services to business departments and stakeholders.~crlf~ ~crlf~Reporting directly to the Team Lead of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement you will be responsible for definition and execution of the Procurement strategy on a category level and on a global range. This includes implementation of global strategic initiatives, realization of relevant procurement process adjustments and achievement of targeted savings.

In this role you will…~crlf~##Drive creation and execution of global procurement activities (strategic, operational) across the organization and act as a contact for all strategic purchasing~crlf~##Develop and manage global supplier base, align and implement procurement strategies related to spend and vendor status across the organization~crlf~##Drive excellence in global sourcing processes by creation and improvements of procurement policies, guidelines, processes, templates, etc.~crlf~##Preparation and management of vendor selection processes with business stakeholder and lead in contract negotiations until execution~crlf~##Ensure compliance of supplier agreements to business specific requirements including company relevant legal terms & conditions and apply AGCS´ compliance guidelines~crlf~##Work in a close co-operation with different cross functional teams~crlf~##Identification and execution of cost saving opportunities along the procurement value chain~crlf~##Alignment with Allianz Group Global Sourcing & Procurement~crlf~

##Proven insurance background including a good understanding of underwriting and claims processes ideally in corporate business~crlf~##Master degree in related field (e.g. Economic or technical study)~crlf~##Minimum 3-5 years depth procurement experience~crlf~##Procurement Category management expertise and experience within insurance procurement, consultancy category, IT and outsourcing ideally within financial sector~crlf~##Hands on knowledge of vendor selection processes (RfX) and good understanding of relevant contractual terms and conditions~crlf~##Practical knowledge in areas of procurement reporting, controlling and cost savings~crlf~##Good understanding of overall procurement processes including procure-to-pay and relevant tools~crlf~##Good knowledge of MS Office Products, Strategic Procurement Suite Ariba, SAP or similar~crlf~##Working experience in international teams~crlf~##Practical experience in project management and change management~crlf~##Very good command of English and German language (verbal and written) is mandatory~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~


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