About Swiss Re
The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient.
It anticipates and manages risk from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The Swiss Re Group is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.
The Sourcing Specialist Mexico, works in the designated Sourcing category (mostly IT and Professional & Consulting Services) within the Business Solutions Center in Mexico, which serves primarily the Americas Region (US, Canada, Mexico and Colombia.
This role follows the Category Management processes including the responsibility for assigned sourcing projects, specification definition and demand management activities, as well as Category-
specific supplier performance and innovation activities as defined.
About the team
With a direct report to the local Sourcing Team Lead, this professional will be involved in all Sourcing projects and initiatives assigned by the respective Category, mostly for demands arising from the Americas Region (US, Canada Mexico and Colombia), within the framework of the Business Solutions Center in Mexico.
Works with potentially all categories of spend cross-divisionally (mostly IT and Professional & Consulting Services). Contributes to implementing the Global Category Strategy and the Regional Sourcing Strategy.
Moderate financial impact in terms of savings generation.
Support end-to-end Procure to Pay processes within the Business Solution Center in Mexico, including all local projects and initiatives
Accountable to ensure quality processes for Source to Pay service delivery are maintained and updated to ensure business partner requirements continue to be met
Responsible for the collection of supplier, market, category and internal business data and information for the relevant categories in compliance with the Global Category Leads
Responsible for monitoring compliance and adherence to the applicable Swiss Re Procurement policies and procedures
Support the collection of Vendor, market, category and internal business data and information
Support the vendor management framework for Source to Pay, aligned to the Vendor Relationship and Management Framework
Responsible for providing project execution support to specific projects
Responsible for providing Source to Pay input into the development of appropriate Playbook for Sourcing as a Services initiatives
Responsible for rolling out Source to Pay best practices (Catalogs, Preferred Supplier Lists, etc.)
Value Delivery (Financial)
Customer Delivery (Service Provision)
Supplier Performance (Suppliers Management)
Effectiveness & Efficiency (Process Improvement & Compliance
Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree (preferably in business, finance or accounting) or equivalent degree
4-7 years of Sourcing and Procurement experience with a reputed large and / or multinational company.
Prior experience in Insurance / Reinsurance / Financial institution is preferred.
Good understanding and working experience across assigned spend categories (indirect spend, mostly IT and Professional and Consulting Services).
Experience of working in a global / regional sourcing & procurement organization.
Experience of working with global and US / Canada vendors will be a value addition.
Experience with designing processes and exposure to compliance requirements.
Be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to lead projects and initiatives with minimal guidance.
Experience in stakeholder engagement (expectation setting, relationship management etc.).
Fluent Spanish and English is mandatory.