Procurement Manager

New York, New York, United States, Remote

LEAD THE PROCUREMENT TEAM AT SISENSE 

You will play a key role in scaling the Sisense business by partnering closely with all the departments in the company, including R&D, IT, Product and Marketing to develop a strategic and seamless procurement process. 

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR TEAM: 

We’re a high-performing and agile team, committed to enabling Sisense’s success as the leading analytics platform for builders of complex data. In this inaugural role, you will be responsible for leading the company’s procurement function, collaborating with all departments to align financial planning and purchasing decisions, and acting as the key point of contact between Sisense and its vendors. You will report to the General Counsel, who has experience scaling legal and operational functions at multiple high-growth technology companies. 

HOW YOU’LL RAMP: 

By Day 30… 

  • You will have a good understanding of the Sisense business and the key stakeholders in the procurement process 

  • You will be familiar with the PO process within our purchasing system 

  • You will be working with Legal and Finance to develop a clear escalation path for approvals of nonstandard provisions and obtaining and tracking all necessary purchase approvals

By 60… 

  • You will be owning the PO process within our purchasing system, including issuance, tracking and trouble-shooting workflow and approvals

  • You will be negotiating commercial terms including pricing, securing favorable payment terms, contractual terms and service level agreements

  • You will be maintaining vendor contract database including tracking of commitments and storage/retrieval of archived agreements

By 90… 

  • You will be offering best-in-class training and support to both internal (i.e. company departments) and external (i.e. vendors) stakeholders on the overall procurement/purchasing process and tool

  • You will be identifying new cost-saving opportunities by working with internal stakeholders to define strategic direction and identify potential suppliers for stated procurement initiatives

  • Monitoring and updating relevant departments regarding vendor pricing

  • Work closely with Legal and Finance to improve efficiency within the purchasing process 

  • Creating, enforcing, and streamlining the use of standard business and legal terms for vendor contracts

  • Owning procurement policies, communication and maintenance

WHAT YOU’VE ACCOMPLISHED… SO FAR: 

  • Experience in IT/technology and general goods and services procurement

  • Proven experience creating proposals, evaluating vendors and providing recommended improvements to a vendor procurement process design for a fast growing company

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities and adapt to changing priorities as well as differing priorities within stakeholder departments

  • Capable of educating end-user staff on governance rationale, concepts and processes

  • Awareness of contract law, regional standards around the world

ABOUT SISENSE: 

  • We're a passionate, venture-funded team with more than 2000 customers, including Nasdaq, GE Healthcare, Honda, Verizon, and Philips, working out of our office in Midtown. 

  • We believe strongly in a data-driven approach to all that we do. We're constantly measuring and optimizing everything about the business. 

  • We have close relationships with our customers. 

  • We’ve been recognized by Comparably, Glassdoor, and Gartner for our amazing company culture. 

  • We have super high customer retention — better than best in class SaaS companies.

 

I'm In!