Senior Procurement Specialist (OP) (m/f/d) - based in Munich

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Senior Procurement Specialist (OP) is responsible for 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.

##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~

Relevant experience~crlf~##Minimum 3-5 years depth procurement experience (ideally in a similar role)~crlf~##Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with Operational Procurement tools/platforms~crlf~##Founded experience of contract and vendor management processes and tools~crlf~##Working experience in international teams~crlf~##Practical experience in project management and change management~crlf~ ~crlf~Education / Certification~crlf~##Master degree in related field (e.g. Procurement, Economic or technical study)~crlf~##Very good command of English and German language (verbal and written) is mandatory~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical Skills~crlf~##Good understanding of overall procurement topics with a special focus on procure-to-pay processes and relevant tools~crlf~##Technical understanding of workings and logic in procurement and payment tools including SAP Ariba and SAP ERP~crlf~##Good understanding of procurement cycle, procurement theory and best practice (both Strategic and Operational)~crlf~##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~##Advanced knowledge of MS Office Products, Strategic Procurement Suite Ariba, SAP or similar~crlf~##SRM/MM knowledge of advantage~crlf~ ~crlf~General Skills~crlf~##Proactive and committed working style in an international team~crlf~##Good analytical skills, team player~crlf~##Proven negotiation skills, preferably in a global environment and in a multinational business~crlf~##Customer focused and good team player~crlf~##Communication skills both verbal and written tailored to the intended audience~crlf~##Stakeholder management, ability to negotiate on different hierarchical levels~crlf~

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

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~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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