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Strategic Purchaser for Insurance Procurement

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Bucharest, Bucuresti, RO, ROU: 02033

Available until:  07/12/2022
Area of Expertise:  Procurement
Unit:  Allianz Services
Employing Entity:  Allianz Technology SE Romania Branch
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  19257

 

Job role

 

Global Sourcing & Procurement (GSP) ensures that external spend in all areas of IT and non-IT is managed in a professional and compliant way. 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 strategic purchaser role will be dedicated to the Insurance category that covers the procurement activities in the Claims area: e.g Motor, Property, etc.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Preparation, negotiation and conclusion of national and international tenders, negotiations of contracts in compliance with the Allianz internal guidelines and the applicable laws and regulations
  • 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
  • General consulting of business units and Allianz entities relating to strategic and tactical procurement questions to achieve the best sourcing strategies and gain best value for money
  • Spend analysis of the national and international procurement market as well as benchmarking considering “best practice” and “total cost of ownership” approaches
  • Alignment with the business regarding demand requirements and analysis of bundling potential
  • Close cooperation with key stakeholders, functional departments – Legal, Compliance, Data Privacy, etc, and procurement colleagues on a global and local level
  • Ensure a comprehensive contract management and follow up across the entire life cycle of relevant contracts within Global Claims Providers, starting from the contract decision via tendering / contracting until contract exit management;
  • End-to-end-manage major contract changes and collaborative execution of related tenders and coordinate the process and maintenance of Contract Change Tracking, including projects;
  • Create contractual awareness with the stakeholders and provide guidance regarding the       interpretation of contractual mechanisms and obligations;
  • Roll out of existing contracts to further OE’s (Allianz Entities) including the implementation of contracts

 

Requirements

 

  • English business proficient – German nice to have and other additional languages are considered advantageous
  • Ability to work and perform in an international remote team
  • Strong analytic and conceptional skills, affinity for numbers and attention for details
  • Excellent project management and negotiation skills
  • Strong moderation and presentation skills
  • Strong customer orientation and a high level of persuasiveness
  • Self-Starter’, ability to work independently
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office, SAP Ariba Source to Contract, e-auction
  • Affinity to be exposed to a variety of topics (e.g. IT security, Data Privacy, Legal, etc.)

 

Skills

 

  • Customer focused attitude with strong communication skills, both written and verbal; 
  • Excellent analytical skills; 
  • Accurate and reliable way of working; 
  • Quick perception; 
  • Good communication skills; 
  • Self-motivated personality; 
  • Team working skills in intercultural environment; 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills. 

 

Benefits

 

Come to the Allianz side! We have attractive compensation and incentives:

 

  • Fixed salary compensation along with fixed benefits.
  • Flexible benefits that can be individually customized, so that they best suit your needs.

 

Fixed Benefits - We place people at the core of what we do, this is why we are committed to your personal wellbeing and professional growth.

 

  • Additional vacation days (work tenure, Allianz tenure, special events, Paid day for child medical check-up)
  • Rewards and Recognition Program (Team Excellence Award, Anniversary Awards, Above & Beyond Awards, Thank you for your contribution!)
  • Complete training curricula available (tailored courses)
  • International Certifications (Agile, Lean Six Sigma, Prince, ITIL, IFOA, ACCA, IACCM etc.)
  • Comprehensive Leadership Programs
  • All you can learn with LinkedIn Learning!
  • German Language Courses for any level
  • All you can read with Bookster!
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Exclusive Deals & Discounts
  • Share Purchase Plan
  • Allowances for special events (Birth Allowance, Losing a Family Member)
  • Parking lot (limited parking spaces, reservation system)
  • Open cafeteria on each floor (coffee, tea, water, fruits)
  • Relaxation areas (on each floor) & Gaming area
  • Flexible working program

 

FlexiBenefits - We care about the performance of our employees and we know it can only be reached by ensuring your proper work-life balance.

 

  • Medical services  
  • Private pension
  • Internal Tourism
  • Smart Experiences
  • Meal Tickets  
  • Transportation vouchers
  • Cultural events  
  • Telemunca
  • Gifts and giveaways
  • Donations

 

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us.

 

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.


We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Great to have you on board. We care for tomorrow.

 

Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company encourages its employees to have motivation in gaining varied skills from different positions and to collect experiences from across Allianz Group.