Contracting Manager SVM

Allianz Technology of America

The Contracting Manager will execute procurement projects that range from simple to complex, from start to finish, including but not limited to – sourcing requests validation per client guidelines, requirements analysis for the bid packages, communicating with client requesters to close any data gaps, prepare and publish the 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.

• Establish and maintain client relationships with Allianz Technology Business Units, Operating Entities and Group.~crlf~• Partner with clients to ensure their business requirements are incorporated in sourcing strategies and corresponding supplier statements of work.~crlf~~crlf~• Complete financial and market analysis of supplier products and/or services. ~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~• Identify opportunities, issues, market conditions, and economic indicators, including upcoming contract expiration, and action plans, to realize cost reductions and sourcing opportunities.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~• Lead Cross-functional teams in the development of qualitative and qualitative criteria for supplier selection~crlf~• Effectively negotiate contract terms and conditions and pricing, establishing service level agreements that hold suppliers accountable for performance.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~• Coach Business Units on vendor management of their suppliers, and support resolution of supplier performance issues when appropriate.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~• Support continuous improvement of policies, procedures and processes.~crlf~• Develop the software category within ATA and in close collaboration with peers in the global IT Professional Services Category~crlf~• Jointly work on global software sourcing projects within the OneProcurement program~crlf~• Further develop procedures and interaction model with operation procurement~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

Minimum Requirements:~crlf~• 6-7 years experience required: Sourcing/Procurement/Contracting experience~crlf~• Knowledge of contract types, sourcing methods and procedures, performance incentives, contract law, and technology.~crlf~• Four-year degree required: Bachelor's Degree or CPM Certificate or equivalent work experience~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~• 8-10 years experience preferred: Sourcing/Procurement/Contracting experience~crlf~• Advanced degree preferred: MBA, Master of Management or Law Degree~crlf~

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

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

An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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