AIM Principal - Vendor Management

Allianz Life

The role of Vendor Management provides expertise to build, maintain and implements vendor management operating model to support the business vendor relationship owners with standardized processes, templates, and tools to regularly review vendor performance, reminding them of key contract milestones, RfP/contract renegotiations in collaboration with and or support of Allianz Group Sourcing and Vendor Management functions are part of this role as well as acting as a central point of contact for all new vendor engagements, NDA, legal review and executive approvals, plus supporting revision process for Client SLAs. Experience is setting up a vendor management operating model is beneficial and strong communication skills as well as hands-on attitude are a must have.

- Provides expertise to build and maintain and implements a vendor management operating model to deliver value to the relationships and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of vendors as well as focuses on the required delivery~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Works alongside senior leadership and key stakeholders to continually improve vendor management process and methodologies by implementing monitoring and control measures~crlf~~crlf~- Standardizes and ensures vendor management standard methodology across AIM US in areas including governance, vendor reviews and contract accountability~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Analyzes, evaluates, validates and monitors contractual agreements to ensure vendor obligations and contractual terms and conditions are met, ensures that vendor budgets are managed appropriately and supports business vendor relationship owners in their review meetings.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Billing and invoicing of clients as well as paying vendors; quality controlling the underlying data and communication of contract updates to all stakeholders~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Supports vendor related communications to the business, customers, external vendors and consultants~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Acts as a central point of contact for all new vendor engagements, NDA, legal review and executive approvals, plus supports revision process for Client SLAs~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Designs, communicates and implements criteria to score vendors, provide feedback to partners, and compiles reports on vendors for Leadership Team~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Reviews vendor risks and contractual risks. Plans, builds and delivers mitigation strategies~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~- Supports business to troubleshoot all vendor problems and is able to communicate them effectively to Executive Leadership Team~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

- 4-5 years experience required~crlf~~crlf~- Four-year degree preferred~crlf~~crlf~- Industry experience related to vendor/client management~crlf~- Bachelor degree preferred ideally in an analytical discipline, e.g. business or engineering or MBA~crlf~- Formal project and/or vendor management training and certification (Prince 2, PMP, Scrum/ Agile, ITIL) is considered a strong asset~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

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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.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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