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Procurement Sr. Manager

United States - Bay Area, California (Remote)

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing startup that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build tools to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that span the gaps.  Our tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. 

About the role

We are looking for our first experienced procurement operations hire with a strong background in the technology industry. This is a great opportunity to build out our procurement strategies, processes, and work with functional leaders to execute their purchasing needs, by negotiating with suppliers, and receiving the optimal products and services at the best prices. The initial focus will be to help develop world-class procurement processes and systems; thereafter, the focus will transition to  leading procurement operations. This role will have a high impact on spend management within HashiCorp.

In this role you can expect to

  • Partner with department leadership to optimize cost, terms or other service level benefits in vendor contracts;
  • Advise on and support with the implementation of a procurement system, including design, and testing;
  • Set strategy, define process, and own sourcing and procurement globally with emphasis on software licensing, consulting and third party agreements, IT and office equipment, leases, and other contracts
  • Coordinate closely with the Finance, Legal, IT / Information Security, and other departments to design global procurement policies;
  • Support departments with vendor / product selection, contract negotiations, and annual partner health checks;
  • Coordinate with and support the FP&A team in developing spend metrics and analyses for department leadership;
  • Identify creative ways to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness of procurement activities;
  • Steward purchase requests throughout the procurement workflow;
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects as requested;

 

You may be a good fit for our team if you have

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in procurement operations, vendor management, and contract negotiation;
  • A customer-service oriented attitude with internal business partners, and a high level of attention to detail and accuracy;
  • A seasoned Procurement skill  in purchasing strategies and tactical negotiation
  • Experience working with modern procurement systems (Coupa, SAP Ariba, etc.);
  • Prior experience implementing procurement systems, and processes from the ground up
  • Prior experience building a procurement function from the ground up

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be. #LI-GD1

Benefits at HashiCorp

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