Strategic Sourcing Analyst/Associate

Allianz Life

The Associate Strategic Sourcing Analyst will support the Sourcing organization in order to develop sourcing projects that range from simple to medium complexity, from start to finish, including but not limited to – sourcing request validation per client guidelines, assisting with requirements analysis for competitive events, collaborating with client requesters to close any data gaps, prepare and publish the contract package to the identified suppliers, following up with suppliers to ensure adequate participation, and summarizing proposals back to the requestor, and working with the legal team to ensure a robust agreement that hold suppliers accountable for performance is executed. The Associate Strategic Sourcing Analyst will be expected to understand and comply with Allianz Life contracting and purchasing guidelines, as well as be able to effectively work within a matrixed and global organization.

Participate and contribute to the negotiation of contracts of low, to medium, value and risk with vendors, adhering to sourcing governance in order to achieve the best outcome for Allianz Life. As part of the process, will need to ensure strong communication with internal stakeholders as well as ongoing management of contracts and issues.~crlf~~crlf~Support Requests for Information (RFIs), Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and scoring/evaluation engagements in coordination with, and oversight by, the Strategic Sourcing Manager for the respective category and stakeholder groups.~crlf~~crlf~Develop relationships with key Business Areas, including interviewing users to determine parameters of proposed transactions and/or improvements.~crlf~~crlf~Aide in managing sourcing-related process and systems, including required data entry, reporting, automation and enhancements.~crlf~~crlf~Assist in the issuance of Purchase Orders (PO), ensuring compliance with company purchasing guidelines.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

Experience:~crlf~0-1 years of experience required: Purchasing/Contract experience ~crlf~2-3 years of experience preferred: Purchasing/Contract experience~crlf~~crlf~Education:~crlf~Two-year degree required or equivalent work experience~crlf~Four-year degree preferred: BS/BA degree and/or CPM Certificate~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

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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