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Indirect Sourcing Manager (IT)

Posted on Sep 28, 2021 by Zoox

San Mateo, CA 94404
Immediate Start
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This role will be responsible for Zoox's strategic sourcing and IT partnerships within the Indirect Procurement space. This includes working cross-functionally to understand needs for third-party engagement across the business, finding and evaluating potential partners and suppliers, drafting and issuing RFQs, leading or assisting in negotiation of all key terms and conditions as well as pricing, managing commercial and supply chain issues, identifying and executing on cost reduction opportunities, and overall management of third party relationships across various categories of spend.


Support various departments in procurement of IT Hardware, Software and Services
Support and inform internal stakeholders with respect to supplier selection and management
Identify sourcing alternatives to drive efficiencies via benchmarking, competitive quotes, and engineering changes
Negotiate the cost and other terms and conditions of such purchases by collaborating with the stakeholders and legal team
Ensure smooth procure to pay process by working with the stakeholders and finance team
Support ERP implementation, policies and procedures for a growing organization


6+ years of experience in procurement, program management, finance, consulting, or business development in a technology related industry
Bachelor's degree required
Strategic sourcing, financial and business opportunity analysis, comfort with legal frameworks and contract negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills with ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders
Superior analytical skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to achieve business objectives
Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise, and problem-solve
Ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects with various stakeholders
Organizational skills to manage and track transactional details

Bonus Qualifications

Experience procuring IT, Software, Hardware, and Professional Services highly desirable
SAP ERP implementation experience highly desirable
Experience working in a fast-paced and evolving environment
Experience in contract drafting, redlining, and working cross functionally with legal
Process improvement skills
Experience with Business Intelligence platforms and Procure to Pay ( P2P ) analytics

Reference: 1337344876

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