Procurement Analyst

San Francisco, California
Duration: Contract-to-Hire

Responsibilities

  • Supplier/Vendor Strategy: Plan, source and select new vendors. Optimize relationships with existing vendors.
  • Negotiation: Work quickly but effectively to negotiate the best available price and terms to meet savings goals, minimize risk and ensure compliance.
  • Contract Strategy and Execution: Understand key terms, lead contract negotiations, establish critical metrics and define SLA's.
  • Optimization of Economics: Own and develop financial analytics to support negotiations and/or purchasing activity, drive continual improvement.
  • Risk Assessment and Due Diligence: Manage the risk and due diligence process to move the vendor through the various stage gates from identification to contracting.
  • Process and Execution: Develop, select or implement processes and tools to support the Third Party and Vendor Management Program.

You

  • Problem Solver. You have strong problem-solving and analytical skills. You are a strategic and creative thinker.
  • Excellent Communicator and Project Manager. You can easily communicate, negotiate, direct, plan, and organize effectively across all levels of an organization and influence thinking and outcomes
  • Athlete. You can play a wide-variety of roles to get the job done
  • Fast Mover. We move fast... you are nimble with the ability to take decisive action to address business needs that meet corporate business objectives. You are ready and excited to learn on your feet and help build a growing business
  • High-energy, positive standout colleague. This is a highly collaborative and cross-functional role

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement for the technology category in one or more of the following areas: strategic sourcing, purchasing, vendor management, or management consulting.
  • Top-notch communication, analytical and organization skills, including experience manipulating data to derive insights for senior management or executives
  • Self-starter with ability to own projects from initial inquiry to completion

Nice-To-Haves

  • Prior banking or financial services industry experience
  • Familiarity with Federal regulations impacting the Financial Services industry (FDCPA, TCPA, OCC, etc.)
  • Experience in a high growth technology environment
  • Professional accreditation in sourcing or procurement

Apply Today!

For more information regarding this exciting position, please contact Julie Luangrath at jluangrath@vaco.com