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Global Service Provider Manager

Business Department:  Client Services

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 96 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

Global Service Provider Manager (services procurement management)

Task: Owns our global service provider framework and together with a team of Service Provider Managers ensures its implementation and adherence globally and in all business areas


The Global Service Provider Manager

  • Is the thought leader for service provider management in Partners Group throughout its whole lifecycle (selection, appointment, onboarding, monitoring, offboarding)
  • Sets out and continuously develops and refines the principles, guidelines, performance measures and processes for a risk-based and compliant service provider management
  • Establishes, develops and manages service provider tracking and management tools  
  • Ensures adherence to established framework through education and targeted review
  • Monitors service provider quality, risk and cost performance and guides business in performance management
  • Interacts with Executive Committee and relevant group entity Boards on service provider related matters
  • Shapes the consolidation strategy with preferred service providers
  • Holds selected strategic service provider relationships


What we expect

You are an experienced Service Provider Manager ((senior) member of management) with 10-15 years' experience who

  • has proven service provider management experience in larger, global services corporations
  • has the seniority to hold senior strategic service provider relationships
  • is a strong personality who can motivate people to achieve results and who can solve conflicts
  • can absorb and structure a large amount of information, keep the overview, prioritize and draw conclusion for action
  • has proven cost budget responsibility
  • is self-driven, sees need for action, independently develops improvement plans and executes them effectively
  • understands internal processes and can translate them into service provider context


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