Title:  Sourcing Professional Services - Senior Consultant

Location: 

Zürich, CH

Date:  Apr 12, 2021

 

Chain IQ is an independent, global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients. Chain IQ operates from its main centers – Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest – and is currently servicing more than 20 countries (including China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).

Chain IQ is growing! In order to provide our clients continuously with an excellent service, we want to further strengthen our team in Zurich-Altstetten and are therefore looking for you!

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Consult and support Business Partners on all matters relating to the procurement of Professional Services
  • Lead the implementation of tender initiatives and contract negotiation as project lead via e-sourcing tools
  • 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
  • Coordinate commercial, operational and legal aspects with relevant experts in a cross-functional team
  • Collaboration on global procurement strategies and implementation of regional requirements
  • Development, implementation and optimization of corporate standards
  • Collaboration on special projects in interdisciplinary (global) teams

 

Your profile:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics or equal
  • Several years of experience in indirect procurement of Professional Services in an international corporate environment
  • Experience in negotiation and execution of contracts with vendors
  • Understanding of technologies / processes / tools as well as contractual and legal aspects of Professional Services
  • Secure command of e-sourcing tools (SAP Ariba, Jaggaer) of advantage
  • Experience in senior stakeholder management
  • Proactive, flexible and client-focused personality with excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Good analytical and conceptual skills and quick understanding of complex content, figures and interfaces
  • Ability to think out of the box and willingness to contribute actively in a dynamic environment
  • Very good self-organization and project management skills
  • Team player with high social competence
  • Fluent in German and English, any additional language considered a plus

 

Why Chain IQ?

  • You will take responsibility and will be granted the level of freedom as needed
  • You will have the possibility to grow both personally and professionally
  • We offer a fair and market-oriented compensation
  • We individually support your personal development in order to strengthen your competences
  • We act as a team and have a family oriented mindset
  • We have a culture of open and honest communication as well as appreciation

 

Your Benefits within Chain IQ

  • Modern working conditions as well as 5 weeks of holidays
  • Individual choice of the pension plan suiting your needs
  • Contribution to professional education programs (financially & time wise)
  • Culture of trust: flexible working hours and the possibility of Home Office in a manageable framework
  • Free fruit, coffee, tea and water
  • Healthy balanced meals at favorable prices in the in-house canteen, partly sponsored by Chain IQ
  • Possibility of obtaining Reka Checks at a great discount

 

Did we pique your interest? We would be pleased to receive your full online application via the "Apply" button.