Sustainability Associate within Procurement

Nivel del puesto:  Profesional / Senior


Área de conocimiento:  Operaciones
Unidad:  Allianz Technology
Entidad contratante:  Allianz Technology SE Spain Branch
Tipo de puesto:  Jornada completa
Trabajo en remoto:  Trabajo híbrido
Empleo:  Indefinido
ID:  29172

At Global Sourcing & Procurement you get the chance to contribute to exciting and challenging topics and projects by transforming the existing organization to best in class.


Sustainability has gained in relevance tremendously within the last year.  As “Sustainability Associate within Procurement” you will become part of the Sustainability in Procurement (SiP) team, which is embedded in the functional unit Procurement Enablement. As such, you will be responsible for the development of the diverse Sustainability topics in Procurement, e.g. developing the sustainability strategy, implementing relevant regulations at Allianz, developing sustainable concepts together with our suppliers, explore useful tools and supporting our Procurement community regarding Sustainability topics.


In order to perceive our Sustainability goals, we are looking for your support!

You own extensive experience in sustainability and/ or procurement, are able to explore and drive topics independently and are good at analytical thinking? You own excellent communication skills? Then you are a great fit to our team!


Job Task/ Description

  • Support the Global Sourcing and Procurement team develop the sustainability strategy
  • Manage and drive projects that support the global implementation of sustainability within procurement
  • Take responsibility for implementation and execution of sustainability initiatives
  • Develop policies and procedures to embed sustainability within vendors
  • Support the creation of executive papers and AZ Group Guidelines utilising your sustainability expertise
  • Embed sustainability in the procurement process, ensuring the translation of strategy into execution
  • Co-ordinate and collaborate across multiple regions and geographies within our vendors and the AZ Group
  • Drafting and preparation of management reports (presentations, proposals)


Candidate Profile/ Requirements

  • Degree in Sustainability or equivalent sustainability experience
  • Expertise in sustainability management (including GHG emissions, science-based targets, and human rights topics)
  • Relevant experience in sustainability strategy and reporting
  • Knowledge and experience of sourcing and procurement
  • Knowledge of circular economy processes and principles


  • Capability to take up responsibility and be accountable for a project or a team
  • Embracing change, innovative and open mindset
  • Experience of delivering projects or working on projects
  • Hands-on approach, involving the necessary skills / functions to successfully accomplish tasks and targets, strong result orientation
  • Autonomous style of working, but also collaborative and team oriented
  • Excellent communication skills in English (other languages a benefit)
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Comfortable of working in environments with high complexity
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Products