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Title:  Sourcing Technology Services - Senior Consultant


Zürich, CH

Date:  Sep 18, 2022


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, Bucharest and Mumbai / Pune – and is currently servicing more than 20 countries (including Germany, Poland, Hong Kong, China, 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 and are therefore looking for you!


Your responsibilities:

  • Independent coordination and management of sourcing initiatives in IT hardware, software cloud solutions, networks and telecom in collaboration with the client
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
  • Define and execute negotiation strategies and secure value adding deals for our clients
  • Collaborate closely with senior stakeholders internally and externally (clients and vendors)
  • Control and execution of tenders (RfX) in close cooperation with internal and external partners
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
  • Build and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers


Your profile:

  • University degree in business administration or technology
  • 5-10 years IT sourcing experience with strong knowledge for software licensing models, Data Center Operations & Cloud Services: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Strong knowledge and experience in terms of Telco & Network sourcing are of high advantage
  • Service oriented mindset and ability to interact with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to lead negotiations for large deals on the client’s behalf
  • Good analytical and conceptual skills and quick understanding of complex content, figures and interfaces
  • Understanding of technologies / processes / tools as well as contractual and legal aspects of IT
  • Proactive, pragmatic, target oriented and assertive personality with strong communication, excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Team player with high social competence and a winning personality
  • Experience with sourcing tools and processes
  • Business fluency in German and English. French would be an advantage


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 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
  • Possibility of obtaining Reka Checks at a great discount


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