Head of Procurement

The Role

Negotiate favourable procurement contracts on an ongoing basis which will allow the company to reach its revenue goals (experience in global consulting contracts, IT services, & software licensing agreements)
Research new technologies (VMS, expense management, global mobility tools) that improve project margins, costs, quality and efficiency
Collaborate with operations & funnel teams regarding procurement needs and available resources
Benchmark industry standard pricing in order to provide up-to-date recommendations on pricing and resource capacities
Design and implement processes to optimize and streamline vendor onboarding/utilization
Recruit, screen, test, and evaluate new vendor resources to ensure that the operations team utilizes the highest quality, cost-effective vendors
Evaluate and maintain data integrity of the vendor database
Develop & implement scalable & automated procurement systems
Serve as the “face” of the company to clients by developing strong client relationships through excellent communication skills
Shape strategy, set team goals, develop and monitor KPIs and plan for capacity as the business scales
Further build a high-performance culture with discipline around quality, compliance, issue identification and risk mitigation
Travel 30-35%

The Candidate

*Minimum 7 years experience in a global procurement role, minimum 3 years of management experience
Proven negotiation skills with: (SF.com, Experian, Consulting, IT Cloud services, security, etc)
Advanced proficiency with reporting & setting/driving KPI’s
Has a track record of managing & developing happy, high performing, and engaged teams
Has experience working in high-growth, global, dynamic, and quickly changing environments
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong data analytics skills
Has experience working in a rapidly growing, mature startup
Identifies with our mission, “to build a better financial world”
Aligns with our core values: Think Smart, Make It Happen, Be Open, Stand together, Live The Adventure

*The stated experience level is a guide and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience, provided the requisite skills can be demonstrated

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