Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations.
Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice.
Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities.
We are Credit Suisse.Sourcing & Vendor Management (SVM) sources external goods and services for Credit Suisse by applying best practices while mitigating key commercial, contractual and reputational risks to the Bank.
As a valued partner, we strive to work collaboratively with internal business partners and key vendors to deliver increasingly high-quality and efficient sourcing services through : commercial-valued and risk-mitigated sourcing, analytical insights and market expertise, driving vendor innovation, and supporting select third-party agreements during the fulfillment phase. We offer
An exciting and challenging team lead role in Real Estate Sourcing within Sourcing & Vendor Management
Manage and improve the global sourcing category strategy for Real Estate
Drive and execute a large portfolio of sourcing projects related to the Real Estate sourcing category
Lead a small multi-national team of experienced strategic sourcers and provide strategic guidance to a team of procurement specialists who all work collaboratively in support of Real Estate sourcing activities for the bank
The opportunity to gain support and acceptance by demonstrating sourcing value / process to respective initiatives at senior levels within SVM and the wider CS organization (C-level independent interaction required) and become the first point of contact for business stakeholders with respect to sourcing
Coordinate execution of successful tenders and vendor contract negotiations
Develop credibility and operate as a subject matter expert and internal consultant in Real Estate categories, construction, maintenance and repair, engineering and facilities management including security services, post courier, catering, cleaning, printing non marketing and work product such as office supplies, medical and other equipment, furniture etc.
Build effective and cooperative alliances externally with key vendors and manage directly those vendor relationships from a commercial perspective
Work extensively with management / COOs across divisions and functions to drive identification of efficiencies across Real Estate & Facilities expenses
Significant experience of shaping sourcing category strategies and executing complex engagements in the area of Construction, Facilities Management and Engineering sourcing!
Experience in Real Estate & Facilities project structures, business case production and review, included but not limited to scoping, pricing models utilized, performance measurements including setting service standards, SLAs and associated KPIs
Proven people management experience, including remote management
Strong knowledge of contractual T&Cs incl. the ability to interpret clauses in order to identify the risks that may arise over the course of a contract’s lifecycle
Strong negotiation skills evidenced by a track record of negotiating cost savings from multi-million dollar deals
Strong relationship-management skills including influencing, problem resolution and collaboration skills with key internal stakeholders and external vendors
Proficient project management skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills
Proven track record of working in a fast paced, multi-task, international environment with an ability to work effectively cross border
Fluency in English; Proficiency in German or other languages an advantage
Advanced MS Excel & PowerPoint skills preferred
Sourcing / procurement certification beneficial and Legal or paralegal qualification / experience preferred
Are you a dedicated problem solver with a positive personality and passionate about teamwork? Then we are sure that you would be an excellent fit for the team!*LI-CSJOB*Mr.
N.Scialom would be delighted to receive your application. Please apply via our Career Portal. Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer.
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