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Sourcing Procurement Manager (Contract)

San Francisco, California, United States

 

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Sourcing Procurement Manager (Contract)

San Francisco | California | United States

Please note : This is a 6 months contract for hire role; starting immediately

Marketing and Indirect Sourcing Procurement Manager 

Are you looking for an exciting new role in a high-growth technology company? Not only is our technology helping people and companies around the world every day to make better-informed plans and decisions, we are also on a journey to improve the processes for sourcing across the entire organization with innovation, speed, and collaboration.  You will be an integral part in supporting sourcing categories as well as partnering with various departments (Marketing, HR, Workplaces) to define and execute a sourcing strategy, lead negotiations, and ensure cross-functional partnership.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate and develop strategic relationships with the business, vendors, and cross-functional teams to support unified goals and influence change
  • Conduct spend analytics to identify areas of opportunity for streamlining and consolidation of spend
  • Develop sourcing strategies to support cross-functional team objectives
  • Support all aspects of the strategic sourcing process, including RFx, vendor evaluations, and commercial negotiations
  • Provide input for areas of opportunity and make recommendations where applicable for projects, departments, or across the company for process improvements and efficiencies
  • Drive cost reduction solutions
  • Liaise between internal stakeholders, suppliers, legal, and security/IT teams to support projects from developing the strategy to executing a contract
  • Ensure compliance to tactical procurement and accounting standards
  • Communicate proactively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Utilize benchmarks and experience to find opportunities to optimize cost and improve service
  • Maintain supplier relationships with key players, monitor performance against Service Level Agreements and business expectations, and manage any remediation as required

Who Are You

  • Experience in leading multiple projects from ideation to completion
  • Background developing and implementing category strategies and taking a leadership role in advising on sourcing aspects of the Marketing, HR, and Workplace Services categories for Anaplan’s global locations
  • Proven track record to drive cost savings and actively seek to improve value to organization
  • Experience with financial analysis to support business decisions and negotiations that optimize the value for Anaplan
  • Proactive with developing strategies and partnering with stakeholders to implement and manage strategic initiatives
  • Energized by working in a fast-pace and ever-evolving environment
  • Ability to lead strategic and tactical projects while prioritizing to meet the needs of stakeholders
  • Negotiating successfully with suppliers and with internal stakeholders while maintaining positive relationships
  • Developing comparative recommendations for vendor selection to support selection and negotiations
  • Experience developing optimization recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Strong experience planning and leading negotiations for prices, business contract terms,
  • Expertise developing and negotiating statements of work to protect Anaplan’s interests in a fair and reasonable fashion
  • Comprehensive understanding of contractual terms and the ability to negotiate contracts
  • Effective interpersonal skills to support executive-level partners including presenting and facilitating meetings
  • Strong analytical, financial, strategic, problem-solving, and risk-assessment skills
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written skills
  • Natural leader with a positive attitude, desire to improve the status quo, and hunger to learn

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of procurement, strategic sourcing, or consulting experience
  • Sourcing category expertise

Who Are We

At Anaplan, we’re relentlessly passionate about improving the way companies and people do business by empowering them with the technology, insights, and confidence they need to make better-informed plans and decisions.
With 16 offices worldwide, we’re building products used by over 600 clients that include some of the world’s largest brands and fast-growing companies in every industry, and we’re just getting started.

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At Anaplan, we’re relentlessly passionate about improving the way companies and people do business by empowering them with the technology, insights, and confidence they need to make better-informed plans and decisions.

 

With 20 offices worldwide, we’re building products used by over 850 customers that include some of the world’s largest brands and fast-growing companies in every industry, and we’re just getting started.

 

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