Sourcing Specialist - Legal Services (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).

Sourcing Specialist - Legal Services (100%)



2019-1038  /  200320


Your main responsibilities:

- Leading assigned sourcing initiatives in the Sourcing Area Legal Services
- Define, communicate, implement and maintain commodity strategies and plans
- Managing suppliers and negotiating contracts
- Execute key or complex sourcing initiatives as required
- Ensuring and maintaining strong relationships with our business partners
- Contributing to sourcing strategies and sourcing area plans by delivering agreed annual procurement targets
- Collaborating with our teams based on three different continents
- Ensuring the definition, implementation and optimization of corporate standards
- Support the sales team with category expertise with regard to new prospective clients as required


Your profile:

. University degree preferably in law or economics (Bachelor or Master) with extensive subject matter expertise
- 5+ years of relevant strategic procurement or category management experience in the respective categories on a global or international level
- Proven experience in managing and executing local and global sourcing projects as well negotiating contracts
- An engaged personality with an entrepreneurial spirit and a holistic mind-set
- Strong communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate and explain complex ideas in concise and easy-to-understand business terms
- Proficient in English and fluent in German
- Excellent negotiation and communication skills
- Good people/relationship and change management skills, team player
- In-depth use and knowledge of MS Office and experience in working with e-sourcing and P2P tools


Work Location:

Switzerland, Kanton Zurich


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