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Bratislava, SK

Sourcing Manager CSS


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the team


Our Regional Sourcing EMEA Team is accountable for end-to-end sourcing activities across all categories of spend cross-divisionally in the EMEA region and development of Regional Strategy in alignment with global Category Strategies. Along with its Regional business partners and through established Sourcing networks, this team executes the strategy to deliver value, improve quality, optimize cost and mitigate risk in the supply chain.


About the role


Accountable for building, implementation and centralizing the execution as well as continual improvement of central sourcing services through activities such as but not limited to:

  • Drive and execute on all activities that are crucial for the successful implementation of the central sourcing services

  • Lead the set-up of the centralized execution of the central sourcing services

  • Drive optimization activities for the implemented central sourcing services whilst focusing on improvement of service efficiency and effectiveness

  • Develop and lead all aspects of the service governance as well as lead the resolution of any related issues

  • Ensure the delivery of services in high quality standards that meet the internal customer's requirements and needs

  • Own the development of appropriate service Playbook and service catalogue including the long-term plan how to grow and scale for new services

  • Accountable for the collection and consolidation of central sourcing services data, information and reporting to populate the KPIs and Balanced Scorecard Targets

  • Accountable for communication of the changes related to the central sourcing services to relevant business partners/users


Responsible for maintaining the relationships with key business partners

Responsible for developing the Regional Sourcing network while ensuring effective collaboration across Global Sourcing

Responsible for monitoring compliance as well as enforcing sourcing standards.


About you


  • Bachelor’s degree required at a minimum; in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field. Strong preference for CIPS or similar professional qualification

  • Ideally, you will have five (5) years of Sourcing/Procurement experience in the insurance, re-insurance or financial services industry

  • Proficiency in executing on pragmatic solutions in collaboration with the business to advance business priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate behaviours consistent with Swiss Re's personal imperatives with a focus on driving sustainable performance and continuous improvement.

  • Excellent English, other language desirable


We are looking forward to your application!


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2600EUR full time.
Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.
You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Reference Code: 106589 


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