Director of Sourcing and Vendor Management

Allianz Technology of America

Direct and manage the development and execution of the sourcing model for Allianz Technology. Drive the Procurement team to deliver capabilities to the business from vendors fully leveraging the Allianz Global relationship. Provide leadership, governance, and relationship management across Allianz Technology ensuring effective delivery of the vendor services, compliance with SLA's, and contractual agreements.

* Lead the creation and ongoing execution of a vendor management model that provides clients with consistent service delivery from their vendor partners. This includes governance, SLA management, relationship management, and coaching clients on the effective management of vendor partners.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~* Lead quarterly business reviews with strategic vendors.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~* Create and continually develop the Sourcing and Procurement function to ensure effective use of vendors.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~* Build and strengthen an effective partnership and relationship between clients and vendor partner(s).~crlf~~crlf~* Develop procedures to ensure vendor partners comply with Information Security, Compliance, and Legal requirements as well as systems access, training, and data privacy rules/requirements.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~* Provide business partners with appropriate metrics and management information that assures them of effective vendor service delivery.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~* Negotiate terms and conditions, improve overall asset base, and drive savings.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~* Lead a high performing team that is focused on providing Allianz Technology with the best resources and ensuring those resources deliver at a high level.~crlf~~crlf~

Minimum Requirements:~crlf~* 8-10 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.~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~* 11+ 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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