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Sourcing Specialist IT Hardware & Software (80% - 100%)



Chain IQ is an independent global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients. As an international company it offers comprehensive end-to-end procurement solutions for national and international companies. Chain IQ operates from main centers – Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest – and is currently servicing 20 countries (including China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).

We are looking to build out the team in Zurich-Altstetten to support both our "anchor" client and new clients and are looking for an experienced person as

Sourcing Specialist IT Hardware & Software (80% - 100%)



2019-1096  /  200337


Your main responsibilities:

Generate and execute efficient sourcing strategies in collaboration with the client
Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
Pursue negotiation strategies and secure value adding deals
Collaborate closely with senior stakeholders
Run RFx processes from start to finish with the stakeholder using an SaaS RFx tool
Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
Build and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers


Your profile:

10-15 years IT sourcing experience with strong knowledge software pricing, licensing, Data Center Operations & cloud Services: IaaS, SaaS, PaaS
Ability to work on your own as well in small teams with senior stakeholders
Ability to lead negotiations on multi-million-dollar deals on the client’s behalf
Familiarity with Ariba and Coupa a plus
Business fluency in German and English
The ideal candidate will also bring IT operations experience


Work Location:

Switzerland, Kanton Zurich


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