Senior Project Sourcing Manager

Switzerland / Contract

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Sourcing Expert Professional Services for our Zurich based client.
Your tasks:
Within a large, multi-year transition program, you will be the designated expert for all procurement topics, in particular

  • Responsible for contract management and supplier management of consulting providers (top strategy mgmt, Big4 and IT implementation partners)
  • Acts as key contact within the program organisation (mostly senior executives & C-level) to understand and translate requirements to supplier deliverables with associated acceptance criteria 
  • Co-ordinates and challenges demand within Client-internal program organisation
  • Develops robust plans for complex negotiations
  • Responsible for sourcing, contract and supplier management with these global professional services providers
  • Establishes and runs appropriate governance mechanisms within program organisation to drive effective delivery

Your experience/knowledge:

  • 10+ years of experience in the Professional Services category especially in Management Consulting (direct experience in negotiations with Big 4 and strategy consulting firms expected)
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and applications in banking (preferred) and/or financial services industry
  • Experience with sourcing of IT infrastructure, applications & cloud including legal aspects
  • Proven experience in leading complex negotiations (with internal and external stakeholders), including collaborative negotiation approaches that lead to value-added results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas & concepts to business stakeholders up to C-Level
  • Language skills: English – fluent in written and spoken, German of big advantage

Your soft skills:

  • Team player with excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Strong abilities in stakeholder management

Location:              Zurich, Switzerland
Start:                    ASAP – but candidate quality most important
Duration:             Multi-year possible, initial mandate until year-end

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Due to Swiss work permit restrictions, we can only consider applications from Swiss nationals, EU citizens as well as current work-permit holders for Switzerland.
Ukrainian refugees are welcome, we will support you all the way.
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