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Strategic Purchaser (m/f/d) - Facility Management (Security Services) at Allianz SE

  • Unterföhring, GERMANY
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Who are we?  

Are you keen on driving innovation? Do you thrive in a culture of diversity, collaboration and trust? Then let's care for tomorrow. At Allianz SE, you can count on having a voice, driving innovation and change and making an impact – for us, yourself and the world. For more about Allianz SE,  click here .



Who will you join? 


Global Non-IT Procurement, operating under the umbrella of Global Sourcing and Procurement, plays a vital role in the acquisition of services and solutions on a global scale. With a focus on four key categories - Professional Services and HR, Marketing and Communication, Insurance, and Facility Management, Energy and Logistics - the department ensures that its internal stakeholders have their needs met efficiently and effectively. By building collaborative partnerships, it creates an environment that promotes open communication, transparency, mutually beneficial outcomes by fostering strong relationships with both internal business partners and network of suppliers.


The team is comprised by strategic procurement experts who leverage their extensive industry knowledge and experience to manage a worldwide network of suppliers. Moreover, constantly seeking innovative solutions to optimize processes, reduce costs, and enhance overall operational productivity through continuous market research, supplier evaluation and risk management, maintaining the organization’s competitive and agile approach.


Through careful supplier selection, negotiation and contract management, it strives to secure the best value for the organization, while maintaining high standards of quality and service. Thus, allowing further a proper development and implementation of the procurement strategies that align with the Group’s goals, drive sustainable growth and contribute to the overall success of the organization.


The Strategic Buyer will be reporting to the Head of Global Facility Management, Energy and Logistics Procurement and will manage local and global procurement projects for the Facility and Logistics category demands (e.g. Technical Facility Management, Infrastructural Facility Management, Security Services, Cleaning Services, Catering Services) that align with the business objectives and deliver maximum value for the organization.



How can you make an impact? 


You will:


Conduct local, national and global tenders via SAP Ariba Source to Contract following internal guidelines, laws and regulations

Execute procurement processes: proposal solicitation, evaluation, price comparisons, e-auctions, negotiations and award decisions

Manage contracts and amendments in SAP Ariba Source to Contract

Prepare market research summaries and advise business units on market trends, supplier options, and potential supply alternatives or standardizations

Consult with business units and other entities on strategic and tactical procurement to improve sourcing strategies and value for money

Analyze procurement market spend and conduct benchmarking, considering 'best practice' and 'total cost of ownership' approach;

Coordinate with the business on demand requirements and potential bundling opportunities

Collaborate with key stakeholders, legal, compliance, data privacy departments, and procurement colleagues

Oversee comprehensive contract management across the entire lifecycle, from decision making, tendering/contracting to contract exit management



What are you made of?


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 3-5 years of working experience in procurement for an international operating company or in global project management in matrix organizations

Degree in a commercial or technical field (Master’s preferred) with several years of strategic procurement experience, ideally in Facility Management and Logistics

Autonomous style of working. In the same time collaborative and team oriented

Ability to work under pressure and handle a variety of topics (e.g. IT security, Data Privacy, Legal)

Fluency in German (required as 80% of daily business conducted in German), business proficiency in English

Previous experience in business related functions (i.e. Sales, Operations, Claims, Underwriting, Investment Management, Asset Management, Consulting, Product Development, Finance, Market Management, Digital / Tech) is a plus


Preferred Qualifications:

Strong analytical and conceptual skills with attention to detail and an affinity for numbers

Experience working in environments with high complexity and analytical, strategic and management skills

Strong customer orientation

Competence to effectively align with different stakeholders and to cooperate with diverse internal and external senior audiences

Excellent project management, negotiation, and communication skills

Effective moderation and presentation skills with strong customer focus and persuasiveness

Ability to influence others without authority

Hands-on approach involving the necessary skills / functions to successfully accomplish tasks and targets

Team oriented, preferably with working experience in international teams

Proficiency in MS Office Products, SAP Ariba (Source to Contract) e-Auction



Do we have what you need?  

·  Flexible working arrangements
·  Individual and excellent career development opportunities/plans
·  Family friendly working environment  
·  Health & well-being offerings   
·  Company pension & health insurance   
·  Multi-national, diverse and inclusive community   
·  Opportunity to make an impact on our sustainability initiatives


And there is much more! Find out more here:  Allianz SE Benefits   More information regarding our recruitment process:  Allianz Careers


Additional Information:  Senior Recruiter:  Ms. Zhiva Hristova: +49 89 3800 14379





To Recruitment Agencies:   Allianz SE has an in-house recruitment team that sources great candidates directly. Therefore, Allianz SE 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.


Finally, please do not contact hiring managers directly.


38441 | Procurement | Professional | n.a. | Allianz SE | Full-Time | Permanent


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 . Let's 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 expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect experiences across Allianz Group.

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