Senior Purchaser

Allianz Services
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Allianz Services is part of Allianz Group, one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers and has succeeded in becoming one individual business segment by combining various businesses from different parent companies. Allianz Services is running service delivery operations in Romania, India, Mauritius and Morocco as well as is operating Consulting hubs in Germany, USA, Italy, France and Singapore with almost 6000 colleagues globally

Allianz Services Romania has a key role in the transformation of the Group by improving operations and creating a superior experience for customers, offering actuarial, financial, IT, HR and governance services. Our team counts over 1000 passionate professionals whose main assets are the expertise and top qualifications, combined with multilingual skills, ranging from English, German, French and Italian, to Portuguese, Spanish and Romanian

At Allianz Services Romania, we aim to attract best talents and create an inspiring environment for our people to develop, while unceasingly caring for our community and for shaping a better future together!

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 for Allianz Group. 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 „IT Professional Services Strategic Procurement“ Team is responsible for all sourcing activities of the Global Category „IT Professional Services“ within Allianz Group. Th category covers a wide range of services related to information technology. It includes the procurement of service like implementation, development of application, managed IT services or system integration services

What you will do

  • Run Supplier evaluations (RFIs) & Request for Proposals (RFPs); Documentation of selection rational; Process (outsourcing) contracts ensuring optimal turn-around-times; achieve optimal results in terms of Quality - Service - Technology – Price

  • Defining pricing targets based on market analysis and benchmarks in alignment with the business unit

  • Strive for optimization of specifications and drive standardization

  • 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

  • Pro-actively address quality, performance and cost issues (Relationship Management & Supplier Management)

  • Alignment with the business stakeholders regarding demand requirements and analysis of bundling potential

  • General consulting of business units and Allianz entities relating to strategic and questions to achieve the best sourcing strategies and gain best value for money

  • Strategic spend analysis of the national and international procurement market as well as benchmarking considering “best practice” and “total cost of ownership” approaches

  • Understand and advocate use of procurement tools and processes as well as ensure compliance to internal policies, all legal requirements and the buying process

What you bring

  • Degree in computer science or economics/business administration with focus on third-party management, IT Professional Service procurement (IT Consulting) or equivalent

  • Several years (3 years+) of work experience in a relevant area, involving project management, IT and others

  • Sound negotiations skills combined with contractual knowledge are a matter of course for you

  • Be highly adaptable to a dynamic environment with self-starter attitude

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently on multiple activities at the same time

  • Good communication and customer orientation, as well as supplier-relationship-management skills

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills and German language skills are an add-on

  • You are proficient in the common MS-Office programs as well as different procurement tools

What we offer

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, LinkedIn Learning, German Language Courses for any level

  • All you can read with Bookster

  • Share Purchase Plan

  • Allowances for special events (Birth Allowance, Losing a Family Member)

  • Flexible working environment (work from home, hybrid)

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, Meal Tickets and many other benefits of your choice


The personal information that you may provide to us (including sensitive information) may be provided to Hiring Managers for the purposes of assessing your suitability as a candidate.

Only suitable candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated with confidentiality

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

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, RO, ROU: 02033

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Allianz Services

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Allianz Technology SE Romania Branch

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