Strategic Buyer (m/f) - Infrastructure

Allianz Technology SE

Allianz Technology is the international shared service company of the Allianz Group and has its registered~crlf~office in Munich. Our customers are Allianz companies across the globe, to which our more than 11 000 employees offer innovative, top-quality products and services in the fields of IT, services and operations.~crlf~ ~crlf~The Procurement department is responsible for all IT and non-IT procurement activities as well as for the license management of Allianz Technology France and Benelux. Within the Procurement team the Strategic Buyer Infrastructure will be responsible for the~crlf~strategic procurement activities for infrastructure, like hardware and network items and related maintenance services used in Allianz Technology France and Benelux with the tasks described below.

##Negotiate advantageous terms and conditions, create significant value to stakeholders for cost effectiveness, flexibility and efficiency~crlf~##Implement strategies in line with the Group~crlf~##Develop and implement strategies for cost optimization, supplier consolidation, standardization, service delivery / quality improvements and process efficiency~crlf~##Strive to meet the mutually agreed Procurement targets contributing to the overall budget targets~crlf~##Support the procurement team in all stages of the process (from business demand to payment) with strategic procurement tasks~crlf~##Realization of stakeholder management to maximize total cost of ownership savings and Procurement’s value contribution~crlf~##Act as point of contact for the business to collect and manage business sourcing demand and assure business requirements are met~crlf~##Negotiate IT and non-IT contracts with support from Legal~crlf~##Lead tender (RfX) execution and drive fact based negotiations~crlf~

##Higher education degree in a technical or business field or comparable discipline~crlf~##Relevant work experience in a procurement or related role~crlf~##Experiences in infrastructure / IT hardware / network spend category~crlf~##Applying negotiation and financial analysis skills~crlf~##Knowledge and understanding of relevant contracts, agreements and suppliers~crlf~##Ability to carry out tasks independently in non-standardized (ever-changing) work situations~crlf~##Competence to exchange complex information with diplomatic tact and to cooperate with a diverse internal and external audience~crlf~

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.

At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.~crlf~~crlf~


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