Global Sourcing Manager (m/f/d)

Allianz Technology SE

Allianz Technology SE, the shared service provider of the Allianz Group, coordinates and manages global IT procurement. It´s branch office, located in Wallisellen, Switzerland is responsible for end to end global software procurement.~crlf~ ~crlf~The Allianz Technology SE branch office in Wallisellen coordinates all software procurement activities from category strategy development to contract management with the aim of delivering value for Allianz Group worldwide. We are looking for candidates to join our team of experts in Wallisellen, Switzerland and help drive this exciting global category.~crlf~ ~crlf~The Global Software Procurement Team in Zurich (Wallisellen) is the key contact for all strategic software-related procurement activities of the Allianz Group worldwide. This highly professional and international team identifies opportunities in global supply markets while ensuring alignment with stakeholders to support business objectives. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Leading global negotiations for software contracts with significant volumes, recommending strategic direction to maximize growth opportunities and establishing relationships with more than 30 operating entities across the globe is our daily business. Are you ready to face this challenge?

##Lead the planning and execution of demand collection at global level~crlf~##Design a global category strategy together with the global procurement leadership and business stakeholders. Facilitate implementation of the approved sourcing strategies~crlf~##Work actively on the development and management of a supplier portfolio~crlf~##Setup tenders and lead processes for group wide contracts in alignment with internal stakeholders e.g. Finance, Legal and key representatives from global entities~crlf~##Ensure that engagements with suppliers are handled according to respective business best practices in the interest of Allianz~crlf~##Manage and guide operational activities along the value chain of the procurement process (such as the use of the procurement toolkit, operational procurement delivery, catalogue management, contract management)~crlf~##Implement standards and optimize processes in the area of IT software licenses~crlf~##Participate in the execution and preparation of market studies, benchmarks and analysis~crlf~##Communicate and coordinate activities with the Allianz Management, internal business stakeholders and with suppliers~crlf~

##University degree in business economics or business engineering or equivalent~crlf~##Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in strategic procurement with focus on software~crlf~##Good knowledge of contract law for software and licenses (e.g. license matrix, maintenance solutions)~crlf~##Knowledge of different negotiation methods and initial experiences in the independent conduct of negotiations~crlf~##Knowledge of project management~crlf~##Fluent in English - German or other language skills are an advantage~crlf~##First experiences in working within a globally operating group~crlf~##Experience in the financial industry (insurance, bank)~crlf~##Safe handling of MS-Office and SAP / R3 (MM module) and procurement specific tools like SAP Ariba~crlf~##Strong communication skills in combination with customer orientation~crlf~##Number affinity, analytical skills~crlf~##Strong target orientation and self-initiative with the ability to coordinate complex issues~crlf~##Real team player with high commitment who takes ownership and acts proactively~crlf~

Are you a committed, motivated person that matches our requirements profile? We have an exciting and challenging opportunity in a global environment. Our headquarters in Wallisellen located between the Glatt shopping center and the railway station, offers a flexible and modern working environment.~crlf~Interested? We look forward to receiving your application.

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 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 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~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Interested? We look forward to your application.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz Technology SE, your reliable partner for careers.~crlf~~crlf~


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