Tactical Purchaser with French

Employer: Allianz Services
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Customer Support - Client Service
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 22.01.2022

    Allianz Services is proud to serve and be part of Allianz Group, one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers. Our strong global footprint, with around 4500 employees located across eight countries and four continents, enables us to unlock the full potential towards driving a superior client experience within Allianz Group.

    We are Actuaries, Business Analysts, Finance Experts, Consulting Managers, HR People, Communication Professionals; Operation Engineers and Insurers; we are daughters and sons, mothers and fathers.

    Our people are what matter most, rooted in our values, and we strive to continuously evolve, improve, and create a superior client experience while contributing successfully to the transformation of Allianz. Caring actively for the environment, for people, and for our customers is what makes us a great place to work and together we are shaping a better and more caring tomorrow.


    Preparation, negotiation and conclusion of national and international tenders, negotiations and contracts in compliance with the Allianz internal guidelines and the applicable laws and regulations based on given parameters by strategic procurement
    Support in setting up a global strategic vendor management (e.g. supplier evaluations)
    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 and procurement colleagues on a local and global level


    Successfully completed studies in a commercial or technical area (M.A. preferred) and several years of relevant professional experience in either tactical procurement (preferably in the area of IT products or services) or in Software Procurement
    Experience in working in an international environment
    Excellent Projectmanagement skills

    French and English business fluent - additional languages advantageous
    Ability to work in a team and under pressure
    Strong analytic and conceptional skills, affinity for numbers and attention for detail
    ’Self-Starter’, ability to work independently
    Strong customer orientation and a high level of persuasiveness
    Strong communication skills
    Excellent negotiation skills
    Strong moderation and presentation skills
    Very good knowledge of MS Office
    Affinity to be exposed to a variety of topics (e.g. IT security, Data Privacy, Legal, etc.)


    We place people at the core of what we do, this is why we are committed to your personal and professional growth:
    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!

    We care about the performance of our employees and we know it can only be reached by ensuring you proper work-life balance:
    Work from Home Option available
    Get a free day on your Birthday or come at work and receive Gift Vouchers/Tickets!
    Go on Vacation and get a Holiday Bonus!
    WorldClass & 7Card Gym Discounts
    Employee Assistance Program - Helpline 24/7

    Come to the Allianz side! We have attractive compensation and incentives:
    Fixed salary compensation along with rewards & recognition performance-related bonus scheme
    Meal and Gift Tickets

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    For any recruitment enquiries, please send us an e-mail at: allianzservices-recruitment-ro@allianz.com
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