Strategic Buyer IT Professional Services Senior

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:  37955
Cluster de la posición:  Non-Executive

Global Sourcing & Procurement (GSP) ensures that external spend in all areas of IT and non-IT is managed in a professional and compliant way for Allianz Group. The international procurement teams negotiate global frame contracts and/or global agreements with external vendors to steer global external spend and to leverage the buying power of the Allianz Group. The „IT Professional Services Strategic Procurement“ Team is responsible for all sourcing activities of the Global Category „IT Professional Services“ within Allianz Group. Th category covers a wide range of services related to information technology. It includes the procurement of service like implementation, development of application, managed IT services or system integration services.


You will

  • Run Supplier evaluations (RFIs) & Request for Proposals (RFPs); Documentation of selection rational; Process (outsourcing) contracts ensuring optimal turn-around-times; achieve optimal results in terms of Quality - Service - Technology – Price.
  • Defining pricing targets based on market analysis and benchmarks in alignment with the business unit.
  • Strive for optimization of specifications and drive standardization.
  • Preparation of market research overviews and consultation of the business units regarding market trends, supplier landscape incl. selecting and implementing concepts to identify alternative supply channels or standardization options.
  • Pro-actively address quality, performance, and cost issues (Relationship Management & Supplier Management).
  • Alignment with the business stakeholders regarding demand requirements and analysis of bundling potential.
  • General consulting of business units and Allianz entities relating to strategic and questions to achieve the best sourcing strategies and gain best value for money.
  • Strategic spend analysis of the national and international procurement market as well as benchmarking considering “best practice” and “total cost of ownership” approaches.
  • Understand and advocate use of procurement tools and processes as well as ensure compliance to internal policies, all legal requirements, and the buying process.


Your skills


  • Degree in computer science or economics/business administration with focus on third-party management, IT Professional Service procurement (IT Consulting) or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in procurement, specifically within IT Service Sourcing.


  • Proven track record in strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, and supplier relationship management.


  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.


  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills and German language skills are an add-on.
  • You are proficient in the common MS-Office programs as well as different procurement tools.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards related to IT procurement.


  • Professional certifications such as CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) are a plus.



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.

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