Procurement Excellence Manager (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

We are looking for you ! A forward-thinking and results-oriented Procurement Excellence Manager (f/m/d). The successful candidate will develop and implement globally harmonized and simplified processes and run the digital transformation of the Procurement function to assure a state-of-the-art procurement experience for our internal customers. ~crlf~~crlf~This role, working with the leadership team, will also closely support the evolution of the global procurement operating model and build functional capabilities such as onboarding, templates and functional training.~crlf~~crlf~Hiring location is Frankfurt (Germany) or USA. A part time solution for this role is imaginable.

##Establish and supervise a procurement excellence environment to drive efficiency across the end-to-end procurement process~crlf~##Manage full process review and develop proposals for optimization towards simplicity~crlf~##Supervise one global process wherever applicable within the procurement organization ~crlf~##Support the digital transformation of the Procurement function by establishing the technology roadmap to promote overall efficiency gains within the function~crlf~##Support the Strategic Procurement team with standard templates, robust analytics and enhance market intelligence to lead a robust pipeline of cost savings opportunities~crlf~##Increase awareness of procurement systems & tools and policies & procedures across our internal clients to ensure efficient sourcing and procurement activity~crlf~##Drive initiatives to continuously measure and supervise customer satisfaction across the end-to-end procurement process. Provide structured feedback, develop and lead corrective action plans~crlf~

##Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Procurement, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent subject~crlf~##Proven experience in procurement excellence (Several years for Senior role)~crlf~##Consultancy background is an advantage~crlf~##Significant experience in implementing new or optimizing/ harmonizing existing procurement processes as well as designing workflows~crlf~##Passion for data analytics and digital technologies~crlf~##Self-directed, dynamic and customer-centric change-agent who thrives in a challenging and changing environment ~crlf~##Continuous improvement mentality and ability to challenge the current state~crlf~##Influence without authority to drive a procurements excellence agenda, ability to share the value for demonstrating scale in the process~crlf~##Outstanding presentation skills providing timely and sophisticated data to advise and solicit decision making or consensus~crlf~##Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint~crlf~##Knowledge of SAP Ariba is a plus~crlf~##Good communication skills (verbally and written proficiency in English and German)~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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~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.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~

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