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Sourcing Manager-12 Month FTC Hybrid


Additional Information


Primary work location is Blackrock based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

Some benefits include: Training & development opportunities; Staff Pension Scheme; Sports and Social Club; Bike to work/Tax Saver; Bicycle Parking & Shower Facilities; and more. 

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are 

Zurich is one Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. 

Zurich is a strong brand, Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit. 

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Business Accountabilities


As a Sourcing Manager your business Accountabilities will include: 

• Identify, mitigate and escalate performance-related risks as well as commercial and contract issues in order to ensure compliance and manage and control specific cost variables.
• Contribute to and lead small project teams of (e.g. up to 5 people), in order to execute assigned Business As Usual sourcing / procurement / vendor management activities and project initiatives.
• Ensure the business is adequately protected, by executing and maintaining governance and compliance procedures and ensuring they are up-to- date and comply with local regulatory and legal requirements.
• Monitor and report on performance management (e.g. contracts / Service Level Agreements) as well as other issues and escalations, analyze key themes and trends and make recommendations to inform policy and/or procedural development.
• Research sourcing / procurement / vendor management best practice and propose and lead initiatives to drive ongoing evolution of tools and processes to improve performance.
• Act as technical expert supporting the business in order to contribute to continuous improvement of sourcing / procurement / vendor management services to stakeholders.
• Provide specialist advice to address specific technical queries from internal clients and deliver appropriate solutions, in line with the organization´s policies and processes and regulatory requirements.
• Monitor one or more strategic contracts, or a specific set of relationships, and work with the business and specific vendors / suppliers, in order to deliver effective management of sourcing / procurement / vendor management frameworks and ensure service.
• Define Service Level Agreements specific to a range of vendors/suppliers and products/services to ensure business requirements are met.

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