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Senior Sourcing Specialist (HW / SW)



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 to support both our "anchor" client and new clients and are looking for an experienced person as 

Senior Sourcing Specialist (HW / SW)



2019-1053  /  200325


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

 Information for employment agencies: We only accept direct applications.


Work Location:

Switzerland, Kanton Zurich


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