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Title:  Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring - Expert

Location: 

Zürich, CH

Date:  May 11, 2023

About Chain IQ

 

Chain IQ is an Independent Global Indirect Procurement company providing strategic, tactical, and operational procurement services. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland Chain IQ operates from 6 main centers and 14 offices worldwide.

Our team of experts work to transform procurement within an organization utilizing our market knowledge and insights supported by innovative technology to drive procurement efficiencies. 

We apply the latest risk, sustainability, and social responsibility practices to strengthen procurement resilience. Chain IQ’s approach to ESG supports ethical operations, business standards and bio-diversity whilst minimizing environmental impact.

Join our Team

It is an exciting time at Chain IQ and our team in Zurich are looking for an Expert in Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring.

Chain IQ generate value far beyond cost reduction. We transform our client’s indirect procurement towards a world-class, resilient, ethical and digitalized end-to-end function. We promote a culture of collaboration and shared excellence while encouraging an open and honest exchange of ideas. We offer the potential for significant corporate growth and career development.

Our ambition is to strengthen the existing highly experienced team to provide the best in industry support to our growing client base.

 

Role Purpose

The primary purpose is to deliver value-add sourcing services to clients in a structured, professional and consistent manner.

 

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an Expert to join the Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring. The Expert needs to be a dynamic, highly client-focused individual with proven experience within Sourcing IT Outsourcing & Offshoring.

The individual will have experience in working with the main suppliers in globally of Outsourcing & Offshoring.

 

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Consult and support Business Partners on all matters relating to the Sourcing of IT O&O Services.
  • Establish and maintain a close relationship with internal and external Business Partners as well as vendors. Manage a challenging, broad role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment for multiple client accounts
  • Negotiate and finalise Master Service Agreements and associated Supply Orders.
  • Manage vendor management templates, policies and procedures. Ensure vendor compliance with client’s documented policies and procedures
  • Provide Key stakeholder support in sourcing lifecycle including driving sourcing, RFI, RFP, evaluation, drafting, contracting, on-boarding, negotiations, supplier management etc.
  • Work (as applicable) with business, strategic sourcing, procurement, legal and security teams on RF(x) processes, technical vendor evaluations, security assessments, and other projects as required.
  • Work with business client, project coordinators, commercial approval board (CAB), and legal teams to ensure contracts have appropriate terms and conditions, service level agreements, key performance indicators, etc.
  • Along with business client, plan to ensure contract renewals are planned and executed in advance of contract expiry.
  • Regular engagement / meetings with vendor account managers including the facilitation of regular conversations between the business unit, including the vendor relationship manager and the supplier as required. The same applies for interaction with other ITO team members including arranging Supplier presentations to the ITO team covering updates to their offerings

 

Requirements

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in IT Sourcing
  • Proven successful negotiation of several Master Service Agreements and Supply Orders including legal background on IT Services contracting
  • Experience in senior stakeholder management and managing complex vendor/client relationships including proven ability to build rapport with clients and maintain professionalism in communications with all levels of client stakeholders.
  • Verbal and written English language skills (all contracts are in English)
  • Proven ability to lead and drive complex deals.
  • Ability to draft, read and interpret legal documents such as contracts, terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements.
  • Ability to establish workflows, manage multiple projects, and meet necessary deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and ability to drive Sourcing process including the development of requests for, issuance of request, receiving and evaluation of RFI and RFP
  • Demonstrated Vendor/Supplier management capabilities

We proudly offer a first-class benefits package to all employees, so come and join Chain IQ and become part of an innovative, inspiring, and high-performing team of entrepreneurs, who are globally connected and locally anchored.

Please let us know if you require any assistance during the recruitment process so that we can work with you to meet your needs.

Furthermore, please be advised that if you submit an application to us for this position, your application and personal details will be processed in accordance with our Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates.

 

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