Buyer in Global Non-IT Procurement

Nivel del puesto:  Profesional / Senior


Área de conocimiento:  Compras
Unidad:  Allianz Technology
Entidad contratante:  Allianz Technology SE Spain Branch
Tipo de puesto:  Jornada completa
Trabajo en remoto:  Trabajo híbrido
Empleo:  Indefinido
ID:  25993
Cluster de la posición: 

Global Business Procurement is responsible for the worldwide strategic procurement of services and products for the Allianz Group in the following categories: Non-IT Professional Services, Marketing / Communication and Insurance Procurement. We are aiming to build up a local team of experienced buyers in Barcelona to join our global team and to run global projects.

Working areas we are offering:

Non-IT Professional Services procurement focusing on Consulting Services, Legal Services, HR Services, Temp Labor, Outsourcing.

Marketing and Communication procurement focusing on Media and Digital Marketing (agencies).

Insurance Procurement focusing on claims providers such as European or global repair shop organizations, digital claims providers or sustainable claims topics.


You will

  • Analysis of national, regional and international procurement markets as well as benchmarking considering “best practice” and “total cost of ownership” approaches.
  • Development of management presentations in Powerpoint and advanced Excel applications to show negotiation results in a presentable way
  • Negotiate advantageous terms and conditions, create significant value to stakeholders for cost effectiveness, flexibility and efficiency of providers by coordinating the execution of end to end process.
  • Manages the supplier relationship management of our global providers, contracts, KPIs and feedback sessions.
  • Works closely with the respective Allianz Business team in order to identify opportunities to improve performance and savings in the Allianz spend.
  • Creates new ways of working in Allianz's purchasing practice and and identifies innovative tools which support the target achievement in the team
  • Supports and advises the team in market trends for procurement tools, applies a self-learning approach and acts as a multiplier/ teacher within the team
  • Structured application of methods of classic and agile project management.
  • Strategic spend analysis to achieve the best sourcing strategies and gain best value for money.
  • Close cooperation with key (senior) stakeholders, functional departments and procurement colleagues on a global level.

Your skills

  • Minimum of 3 years of working experience in procurement of an international operating company or in global project management in matrix organizations, where projects had a strong reputational impact. 
  • Successfully completed master studies in a commercial or technical area.
  • Experience on how to engage OEs (Operating Entities) to collaboratively fulfill Group Procurement and other overarching targets. Ability to influence others without authority.
  • Proven track record in creating advanced presentations (Powerpoint) and creating advanced Excel applications (Macros, VBA, PowerBI)
  • Autonomous style of working. In the same time collaborative and team oriented. Ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience of working in environments with high complexity and proven analytical, strategic and management skills.
  • Competence to effectively align with different stakeholders and to cooperate with diverse internal and external senior audiences. Hands-on approach, involving the necessary skills / functions to successfully accomplish tasks and targets
  • Excellent communication skills in English. German skills welcome.
  • Strong analytic and conceptional capabilities
  • Team orientation and communication skills
  • Good understanding of overall procurement processes including procure-to-pay and relevant tools
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office Products,  especially Powerpoint and Excel (Macros, VBA, PowerBI)
  • Working experience in international teams
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Excellent negotiation skills



Your benefits:

  • We offer a hybrid work model which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working incl. up to 25 days per year working from abroad
  • We believe in rewarding performance and our compensation and benefits package includes a company bonus scheme, pension, employee shares program and multiple employee discounts (details vary by location)
  • From career development and digital learning programs to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered.
  • Flexible working, health and wellbeing offers (including healthcare and parental leave benefits) support to balance family and career and help our people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach.


About Allianz Technology

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 12,000 employees located in 51 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

We oversee the full digitalization spectrum – from one of the industry’s largest IT infrastructure projects that includes data centers, networking and security, to application platforms that span from workplace services to digital interaction. In short, we deliver full-scale, end-to-end IT solutions for Allianz in the digital age.

D&I statement

Allianz Technology is proud to be an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the working environment. We are interested in your strengths and experience. We welcome all applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity and cultural background, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.

Join us. Let´s care for tomorrow.

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