Vendor Manager (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323 München, DE, 80335

Area of Expertise:  Procurement
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  38026
Position Cluster:  n.a.

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.  


At Allianz Global Investors we foster a culture of professionalism, fulfilment, and an inclusive working environment. Do you want to be part of a leading active asset management company? Then join us now!


Global Vendor Management is currently looking for a Vendor Manager for our office in Frankfurt/ Munich, who will become a part of the team to support key areas such as Vendor Governance, Outsourcing Oversight and Commercial Management.


The role will empower you to work with our key and strategic vendors and work along experienced and senior Vendor management professionals to take your experitise to the next level.


What you will do 


Vendor and Contract Management:

  • Maintain and steer relationships with strategic suppliers
  • Assist in managing vendor portfolio
  • Support Vendor Manager as central contact
  • Monitor supplier deliverables and obligations
  • Aid in financial tracking of contracts, projects, and audits


Commercial Management:

  • Collaborate on cost improvement strategies
  • Verify supplier charges and support reporting
  • Participate in RFP/RFQ process
  • Assist in vendor negotiation preparations
  • Support budgeting and business case creation



What you bring 


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, or Information Technology
  • Certifications: ITIL Foundation, Prince2 Foundation, Six Sigma, or IACCM (preferred)
  • 3+ years in vendor management or related role
  • Familiarity with Vendor & Contract Management practices
  • Exposure to international outsourcing partners
  • Familiarity with finance/investment industry or IT industry
  • Asset Management is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Effective communication and problem-solving abilities
  • Fluent in English (knowledge of German is a plus)
  • Familiarity with Vendor & Contract Management practices
  • Comfortable with MS Office suite (O365, Power suite)
  • Familiarity with CLM software
  • Awareness of intercultural dynamics and adaptability



What we offer  


  • Flexible working from home and abroad according to internal guidelines (hybrid model/ flexible working hours/cross-border remote work)  
  • Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products 
  • Family support (relocation/ childcare facilities) 
  • Company share purchasing plan  
  • Mental health and wellbeing programs  
  • Mobility solutions (Jobrad bike leasing, subvention Jobticket) 
  • Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group  
  • Self-guided learning & development  
  • … and so much more!  


About Allianz Global Investors 


Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager. 


We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals. 


Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.  


We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, we are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. 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.


If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. Join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position! If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to 


To Recruitment Agencies:


Allianz Global Investors has an in-house recruitment team that sources great candidates directly. Therefore, Allianz Global Investors does not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters.


When we do work with recruitment agencies, that engagement is formalized by a contract. Fees will only be paid when there is a contract in place.


Without a contract in place, we will not accept invoices on unsolicited resumes, even if the candidate was ultimately employed by Allianz Global Investors. 


Finally, please do not contact hiring managers directly.


38026 | Procurement | Professional | n.a. | Allianz Global Investors | Full-Time | Permanent