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Zurich NA Regional IT Procurement Consultant in Schaumburg, Illinois

Regional IT Procurement Consultant

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Zurich North America is currently looking for an experienced Regional IT Procurement Consultant. This professional will be based out of our corporate office in Schaumburg, IL, but would consider a virtual location for a highly qualified candidate. The Procurement Consultant will lead the delivery of category management in IT ensuring the procurement strategy is aligned to the business or function strategies.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage of key vendor relationships for Information Technology.

  • Proactively works with the Information Technology Sr. staff in executing their strategy

  • Coordinate global, regional and local category initiatives with impacted countries

  • Identify opportunities for additional procurement savings through consolidation of local initiatives when possible

  • Accountable for the day to day delivery of scope of work within Information Technology

  • Identify potential Information Technology strategies and targets

  • Support Contracting services and regional & local Procurement to integrate operations with suppliers

Required:

• Bachelors Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Procurement area

OR

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Procurement area

AND

• Procurement qualification and/or Real estate qualification

Preferred:

• Strong record in delivering added value to the organization through creation and execution of comprehensive procurement policies

• Strong record in managing and influencing stakeholders

• Leadership and commercial experience gained through working in a global procurement organization

• In-depth knowledge and experience of procurement business process outsourcing

• Ability to drive and secure senior stakeholder commitment for compliance

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Remote Work (US)

Remote Working: true

Schedule: Full Time

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