Senior Procurement Specialist (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a global insurer for large Corporate and Specialty risks. Within our Operations unit, we have built a team of experts dedicated to managing all Procurement activities from end to end and delivering a first class service to our internal stakeholders. Based within our Strategic Sourcing & Procurement department; the Operational Procurement team is responsible for managing all tools, processes, stakeholder/vendor interactions within the Procure 2 Pay (P2P) arena. We strive to ensure a smooth and efficient purchasing process for both AGCS business owners and our vendors.~crlf~ ~crlf~Based in Munich and reporting directly to the Operational Procurement Team Lead, you will be responsible for the definition and execution of relevant activities for the successful delivery of Operational Procurement tasks on a regional and global scale. This includes implementation and management of global purchasing tools and respective processes including the realization of improvements, enhancements and adjustments with a goal to achieve targeted Operational Procurement KPIs and overall Procure to Pay (P2P) efficiency. Our team’s overall priority and focus is the management and improvement of all P2P related tools & business processes in service of our stakeholders.

In this role you will…~crlf~##Drive creation and execution of global operational procurement activities (across the organization and act as a contact for all operational purchasing/P2P topics~crlf~##Develop and manage a global supplier catalogue(s) base in the AGCS Operational Procurement tool, align and follow strategies related to vendor usage with Strategic Procurement ~crlf~##Drive excellence in global purchasing processes by creation and improvements of procurement policies, guidelines, processes, templates, etc.~crlf~##Preparation and management of vendor set-up and maintenance activities Ensure compliance of P2P documentation (purchase order templates, general terms and conditions, system and manual communications etc.) 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 operational procurement process and tool improvements and enhancements to better PR-PO cycle times and overall customer experience ~crlf~##Alignment with Allianz Group Global Sourcing & Procurement~crlf~

##Master’s degree in related field (e.g. Procurement, Economic or technical study)~crlf~##Minimum 3-5 years in depth procurement experience (ideally in a similar role)~crlf~##Good understanding of procurement cycle, procurement theory and best practice~crlf~##Knowledge about overall procurement topics with a special focus on procure-to-pay processes and therefore relevant tools~crlf~##Technical understanding of workings and logic in procurement and payment tool SAP Ariba is required and SAP ERP understanding would be a plus~crlf~##Working experience in international teams~crlf~##Practical experience in project management and change management~crlf~##Proactive and committed working style in an international team~crlf~##Stakeholder management, ability to negotiate on different hierarchical levels~crlf~##Very good command of English and German language (verbal and written) is mandatory~crlf~

Please know that when applying for this position the documents provided should be in English.

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 or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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