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Zurich NA Procurement Sourcing Specialist in Schaumburg, Illinois

Procurement Sourcing Specialist

Description

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

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.

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