Sr. Manager, Procurement (Remote)

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📅  Posted 11 days ago 📍 United States 💵 70000-100000
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Job Description

Sr. Manager, Procurement

Company Overview is a software company which simplifies how people securely prove and share their identity online. The company empowers people to control their data through a portable and trusted login, which means they don’t need to create a new password when visiting sites that have the button.’s digital identity network has over 111 million registered members, and is used by fourteen federal agencies, 36 agencies in 31 states and over 500 private and nonprofit organizations for secure identity proofing and verification.


Role Overview is seeking a results-driven Sr. Manager, Procurement to join our fast-paced growing Finance team. Reporting into the Head of FP&A, the Sr. Manager, Procurement will lead vendor negotiations for our largest contracts, improve our procurement processes, and work across the organization to find cost savings and develop strategic vendor partnerships. In order to be successful in these objectives, the role will act as an  “embedded” resource to support vendor negotiations across various functions within the organization. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude, great attention to detail, and will enjoy rolling up their sleeves and being part of an innovative culture where they can make something better everyday. 



Procurement Processes 

    • Improving procurement process maturity across all functions and the organization as a whole 
    • Coordinating with Legal on vendor contract management database  
    • Shepherding all vendor spend through BUY process including coordination with Legal and Compliance to ensure visibility, tracking, and procurement best practices 
    • Reconciling invoices and and determining best course of action for out of contract spend
    • Implementing new procurement systems and tools


Vendor Negotiations 

    • Leading negotiations for largest key vendors (outside of Product stack)
    • Developing RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs, for large vendor spend in concert with various functions 
    • Working with FP&A to take organizational inputs (headcount, strategic focus, budget) to assess business cases associated with vendor spend 
    • Roadmapping vendor cost savings initiatives across the organization, including benchmarking areas for improvement    

Ideal Qualifications


The qualifications below are ideal, but not all are required.  We encourage candidates to apply if they satisfy some, but not all of the qualifications.

  • 5+ years of Procurement or Supply Chain experience for a SaaS technology company, preferably in the Security or Identity ecosystem  
  • Strong Microsoft Excel financial and operational modeling skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal direction from management in a dynamic fast-paced environment  
  • Strong understanding of legal principles related to contracts
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with outside parties enabled by strong preparation and scenario modeling 
  • Experience with MineralTree and Jira preferred
  • Experience using and implementing supply chain and procurement applications
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Accounting, Finance, or a related field 

Ideal candidate will thrive in the following culture:

  • Must have an obsession for constant improvement
  • Ability to thrive when there are changing priorities and shifting of gears
  • Collaborative mentality – must have experience working in a fast-past team environment
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves and work across departments and the company
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within an organization
  • Understands the importance of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Must be a team player with a strong, self-managing work ethic
  • Must be a self-starter with a passion for learning and continuous improvement