Sourcing Manager IT & Data (Ref. No.: 84788 )

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you seeking a great development opportunity? Do you want to become a member of a high performing global team? Would you like to advance your career in Sourcing? Are you keen to learn new things? Then this is the opportunity for you.

In the role of Sourcing Execution Manager ITD, your main tasks will include:
- Plan and lead category initiatives for IT and Data Sourcing (ITD) cross-divisionally within EMEA
- Provide high quality and cost-effective services from the vendors.
- Co-develop the EMEA and ITD Category strategies through consolidation, sharing and effective collaboration of vendor, market, category and internal business data and information.
- Deliver sourcing projects, specify and manage demand as well as execute on vendor management aligned with the Vendor Management Framework
- Ensure efficient service delivery that meets or exceeds expectations of our internal partners by developing service levels and quality processes
- Mitigate any operational, financial and reputational risk to Swiss Re
- Assure compliance with and implementation of the Global Sourcing regulations with the associated guidance
- Communicate with senior partners for various sourcing initiatives
- In addition, you will be expected to lead and support your team in its career and personal development and make sure the necessary resources, information and tools are in place for project execution. You will provide improvement and growth opportunities to your team members and inspire them to get engaged with continual improvement initiatives.

About the team
We, as the Regional Sourcing Team, are spread across the EMEA, APAC & AMERICAS regions with access to the Global Sourcing network. We focus on delivering sourcing initiatives across all categories of spend cross-divisionally. We help developing and executing the Regional Sourcing strategy in alignment global Category Strategies.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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.*

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Personality requirements and skills

- You acquired bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, IT or business administration. We have a strong preference for CIPS or similar professional qualification
- Ideally, you have ten (10) years of Sourcing experience in the insurance, re-insurance or financial services industry
- You have excellent command of English language, other language is desirable
- You have a proven track of previous leadership experience
- Your category, demand and vendor management skills are on an advanced level
- You have very good comprehension of Sourcing systems
- You possess well-developed interpersonal skills with a key focus on communication, problem solving and decision-making
- With your strong focus on customer and excellent advisory skills, you are able to effectively collaborate with internal customers and external vendors
- You demonstrate behaviours consistent with Swiss Re personal imperatives focused on delivering sustainable performance, challenging the status quo while bringing new ideas as well as taking personal accountab

*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 Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava


Contact person: Alexandra Simova

ID: 3687490   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.8.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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.*