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IT Sourcing & Performance Manager



Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Key responsibilities

The IT Sourcing and Performance Manager steers and controls the relationship and delivery of our external IT suppliers. In close collaboration with the IT contract management and the IT Economics teams, this new colleague will be responsible for handling the company’s end to end sourcing operations.

Through wthis role, you will focus mainly on below activities:

  • Manage the company’s supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending.

  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies.

  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure.

  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency.

  • Cooperate with stakeholders to guarantee agreement on terms and processes.

  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking in close collaboration with IT Economics team.

  • Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques.

  • Manages the end-to-end lifecycle process of Contract Change from development through to execution, including obtaining the relevant stakeholder approvals.

  • Determine, steer and control the performance of the suppliers in terms of quality and stability of deliveries.

  • Provide a structured process, rules of engagement and end-to-end support for AzP supplier landscape.

What you bring

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a practitioner of IT delivery in a multi-national company or as an IT Provider in such environment.

  • Proven track record of working in a IT Service Management, performance and stability environment.

  • Ablility to interact with other business departments based on a deep understanding of business needs.

  • Deep understanding of a global IT startegy.

  • Knowledge and understanding of IT performance measurement.

  • Expertise to utilize third parties embedded in the overall IT Strategy.

  • Proven track record to realize benefits in multi year contracts.

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written).

What we offer

Our employees play an integral part in our success as a business. We appreciate that each of our employees are unique and have unique needs, ambitions and we enjoy being a part of their journey.

We are there to empower and encourage you with your personal and professional development ensuring that you take control by offering a large variety of courses and targeted development programs.

All that in a global environment where international mobility and career progression are encouraged. Caring for your health and wellbeing is key priority for us. This is why we build Work Well programs to providing you with peace of mind and give the flexibility in planning and arranging for a better work-life balance.

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 encourages its employees to have motivation in gaining varied skills from different positions and to collect experiences from across Allianz Group.