Indirect Buyer (Cross-category) (Ref. No.: 78942)

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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role

The Sourcing Specialist Indirect Materials and Services (SP IMS) will bring experienced sourcing and procurement services to internal customers in area of CRES (Corporate Real Estates services) and cross category in Bratislava location. The SP IMS will support a variety of initiatives to reduce costs and support processes that improve the quality of goods and services provided to their internal customers and work to ensure that all vendors serving Swiss Re help the organization meet its business goals.

Your responsibilities will be:
• Supporting category managers in CRES category (main focus on soft facility services) and regional manager in Bratislava location through all sourcing categories
• Reviewing and approving POs. ensuring that correct contract and contract conditions are in place under supervision of category or regional manager
• Management of suppliers within the sub-commodities and Bratislava location (including contract negotiations, payment queries, supplier evaluation and development)
• Execution of comprehensive RFQ process and support of internal customers in timely manner
• Drafting supplier contracts and service agreements, conducting legal reviews as assigned
• Responsible for providing input to the Sourcing Manager - Slovakia

About the team

You will be part of the Regional Sourcing Team in Bratislava, a unit within Global Business Solutions. We are a global Team spread across four locations with access to the global Sourcing Network. We support Category Sourcing from EMEA regions in area of IT Services, HR& Professional Services and Corporate Real Estate Services.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You

• You have a master or bachelor’s degree preferably in economics or business administration.
• Ideally, you have several years of Sourcing experience in IMS external services, contract management and business communication
• You have strong and comprehensive knowledge and understanding over different purchasing categories, mainly from HR and facility services
• You are detailed oriented person, agile and eager to learn, multi-tasking, self-starter able to work independently
• You have very good understanding of Sourcing systems and processes
• You have excellent command over English language, other language is desirable

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava


Contact person: Pavol Seregi

ID: 3512307   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.10.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.