Zurich NA Procurement Sourcing Specialist in Schaumburg, Illinois
Procurement Sourcing Specialist
Zurich North America is currently hiring a Procurement Sourcing Specialist and this person will work out of our North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.This person will report to the Manager of the Strategic Sourcing Team, Enterprise Services.
Manage key elements of sourcing deals such as deal architecture and project management in collaboration with senior sourcing leaders, working to contribute to the ongoing development and evolution of sourcing frameworks, processes, and best practices and ensuring compliance and management of cost variables.
High Level Client Internally Focused - The job's core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the executive or Sr. Management level. Includes using subject matter expertise to address advanced, high-level questions and issues.
Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Procurement areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Procurement area OR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Procurement area AND
Project Management experience
Supply Chain experience
Contract negotiation experience
Source to contract experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.
Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.
Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 10/07/19
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 190006H0
It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.