We want you to think big and act bold through expressing your authentic best self! Anaplan is looking for a tenacious IT Sourcing Manager to join our Finance team in, San Francisco, CA. or Minneapolis, MN. This is a stellar opportunity to get involved in a highly visible, large scale SaaS cloud company. This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one else is solving, keep reading.
Anaplan is looking for a hardworking, energetic, experienced, and confident Strategic Sourcing Procurement Manager. The ideal candidate will be an integral part in supporting top-quality, global source to pay processes. You will have primary responsibility for your identified sourcing categories specifically partnering with Engineering, TechOps, and IT to define and execute a sourcing strategy.
This position reports to the Director, Head of Procurement based in Anaplan’s headquarters in San Francisco.
Come see for yourself what an exciting place to work for looks like.
Acquisition of goods and services across categories and regions with an emphasis on category management and commercial term negotiations for Engineering, TechOps, IT, and Product.
Work with partners’ multi-disciplinary teams to identify and capture business requirements.
Support all aspects of the strategic sourcing process, including RFx, vendor evaluations, and commercial negotiations.
Ensure compliance to procurement and accounting standards
Monitor purchase requisitions for all technical purchases, track and monitor approvals, ensure timely order placement.
Be an integral part in developing the category strategy for Engineering, TechOps, IT, and Product.
Ongoing contract and vendor management to ensure that Anaplan's business requirements are obtained.
Conduct spend analytics to identify areas of opportunity for streamlining and consolidation of spend.
Continuous improvement projects to enable a lean procurement organization focused on supporting critical spend (examples include update procurement intranet site, development of KPIs and SLAs).
You will be working across the company supporting your procurement and sourcing colleagues and cross-functional teams to develop and execute key procurement processes. You will help ensure Anaplan business needs are identified and met while supporting Anaplan's critical goals of speed, disruption and global scalability. You will provide "white glove" service to our partners and internal customers. You will treat our suppliers with respect and help ensure that we are the "customer of choice."
To be successful in the role, you must possess the following skills
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Finance, Supply chain.
Minimum of 5 years experience in procurement or sourcing.
Minimum of 3 years of technology sourcing experience (data centers, network,
storage, SaaS contract negotiation experience)
Adding additional insight, and a growth attitude, will elevate your contribution in this role
Superior Organization skills
Able to handle high transaction volume reliably
Superior analytical and problem solving skills
Good communication skills, including strong presentation skills
Solid business judgment
Ability to build relationships internally and externally