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Contracting Manager | Remote

Job Level:  Management
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297 Petaluma, CA, US, 94954 Richmond, VA, US, 23233 Petaluma, CA, US, 94954 New York, NY, US, 10005 Owings Mills, MD, US, 21117 Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  NA
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  7851

 

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 10,000 employees located in 55 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

 

What you do:

 

The Contracting Manager will execute procurement projects that range from simple to complex, from start to finish, including but not limited to – sourcing requests validation per client guidelines, requirements analysis for the bid packages, communicating with client requesters to close any data gaps, prepare and publish the package to the identified suppliers, following up with suppliers to ensure adequate participation, and summarizing proposals back to the requestor, and working with the legal team to ensure a robust agreement that hold suppliers accountable for performance is executed.

 

A successful candidate will have background in:

 

  • Establish and maintain client relationships with Allianz Technology Business Units, Operating Entities and Group.
  • Partner with clients to ensure their business requirements are incorporated in sourcing strategies and corresponding supplier statements of work.
  • Complete financial and market analysis of supplier products and/or services.
  • Identify opportunities, issues, market conditions, and economic indicators, including upcoming contract expiration, and action plans, to realize cost reductions and sourcing opportunities.
  • Lead Cross-functional teams in the development of quantitative and qualitative criteria for supplier selection.
  • Effectively negotiate contract terms and conditions and pricing, establishing service level agreements that hold suppliers accountable for performance.
  • Coach Business Units on vendor management of their suppliers, and support resolution of supplier performance issues when appropriate.
  • Support continuous improvement of policies, procedures and processes.

 

What you bring:

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • 6-7 years of experience required:
  • Sourcing/Procurement/Contracting experience.
  • Knowledge of contract types, sourcing methods and procedures, performance incentives, contract law, and technology.
  • Four-year degree required: Bachelor's Degree or CPM Certificate.

 

Preferred:

 

  • 8-10 years of experience preferred:
  • Sourcing/Procurement/Contracting experience.
  • Advanced degree preferred: MBA, Master of Management or Law Degree

 

 

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.