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Senior Procurement Specialist (Hybrid)

GrowthSpace

GrowthSpace

Operations
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
Growthspace supports Global customers like Intel, Applied Materials, MSD, Siemens, and Johnson & Johnson, and unicorns like GainSight, Check Point, and Taboola, as well as many other firms in over 40 countries & languages. Growthspace has created an innovative platform in the employee development space that's personalized, data-driven, and connected to business KPIs — with a variety of one-on-one and group development options tailored to each individual using data.

Position Summary:

Growthspace is looking for a Senior Procurement Specialist to join our fast-growing company.

In this role, you will be a key player in our procurement team, responsible for managing the day-to-day and long-term relationships with the company vendors and partners, Building, negotiating, and managing strategic agreements with high-potential freelancers, and much more.

We are seeking an individual with a proven track record of success in managing end-to-end procurement processes, negotiating contracts, and fostering strong vendor relationships.

  • We are looking for a proactive, nologically fluent experienced developer with a can-do approach and strong interpersonal skills who thrives in a fast-paced work environment and is ambitious, persistent, and highly motivated to ship things to production and impact on engineering group growth.
  • Managing the day-to-day and long-term relationships with the company vendors and partners.
  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies to discover and create a profitable supplier and initiate business and organization partnerships.
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers.
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms and with current and potential technology vendors and partners.
  • Build, negotiate, and manage strategic agreements with high-potential freelancers.
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries.
  • Examine and test existing contracts.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company.
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements.
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs.
  • Source for solutions and analyze new market trends
  • Work together with multiple functions in the organization (R&D, FP&A, legal, operations, security, IT, operations, HR, etc.) to understand the needs and the best way to achieve results.
  • Renewals management- monitoring and executing renewals contracts according to the stakeholder's needs.
  • Support our PR system and our workflow implementation
  • Data analysis - of our spend coverage and agreements consumption

Requirements:

Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience as a procurement specialist/senior buyer in enterprise / multinational companies with a full P2P process.
  • Experience working with Freelancers - must
  • Experience in the tech industry, preferably from a SaaS company.
  • Outstanding negotiation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market.
  • Track record of cost reduction, Scoring, and consolidation projects
  • Experience with vendor management, sourcing processes, and tools. Ability to draft and manage the RFP process, perform spend analytics, and develop recommendations.
  • English communications skills at Mother-tongue level.
  • Availability to work US hours.
  • Service-oriented approach, Independent.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers.
  • Experience in collecting and analysing data.
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Familiarity with the HR Tech or L&D industry – an advantage.

Why Growthspace:

  • Work on a product that makes a real impact on peoples’ lives
  • Be part of a healthy, promising startup (& runway), backed by top investors
  • Work in a unique culture that encourages employees to do whatever it takes, own their domain, grow, get to the truth and care
  • Hybrid work model - 1 day a week from the office