At Vendr, we're committed to helping finance and procurement folks thrive in their roles. As a result, we started this monthly series to publish the latest procurement job postings at leading SaaS companies to make the job search easier. Check out this month's list of open finance roles here.

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As the world opens back up and companies focus on growth, the demand for procurement professionals will continue. With the world moving toward remote and hybrid work, procurement needs and priorities will continue to change as we head through 2021. That growth (fueled by a lot of SaaS buying activity) means plenty of opportunities for procurement pros. 

We went to LinkedIn to find data on hiring for new roles in sourcing, procurement, and supply chain management. We're excited to find several roles featuring great opportunities for growth and challenge. Eager to attract top talent, these roles feature benefits and perks to make a move even more rewarding.

1. Canva

Vendr customer

Design platform Canva is searching for a Strategic Sourcing Lead in its Sydney, Australia office. This role within the newly-formed Procurement department is looking for an experienced negotiator with strong quantitative skills to help lead sourcing efforts for this fast-paced, multinational company.

They’re looking for a candidate with 3+ years managing people, and ready to “be a force for good” in the company mission of democratizing design. They will demonstrate strong qualitative skills, excellent negotiation and communication skills, and a passion for strategic sourcing.

The goal of this role is to build and lead the global strategic sourcing function across people, strategy, and execution. Want to “drive change in the company as a trusted advisor for supplier management, negotiations, and supplier business reviews”? This role could be for you.

2. Iterable

Vendr customer

Passionate about procurement, enterprise, and the customer journey? Lucky for you, the marketing platform company is hiring for a Procurement Manager

Reporting to the Director of Finance, you'll be responsible for developing outstanding procurement and PO processes from the ground up. Your strategy and processes will ensure leaders are equipped with the knowledge to complete purchasing needs and secure the best possible terms for the company. "This is a high visibility role that directly impacts Iterable's cash flow and profitability."

Recognized as one of the best places to work multiple years in a row, a Colorado best paying company, and a top 20 company among the SaaS 100, culture is at the core of Iterable's mission. 

3. Nutanix

Vendr customer

Chances are you've been dealt the cards of legacy IT and traditional processes at some point in your career. Nutanix is on a mission to modernize the data center by ditching legacy tools and embracing the power of cloud. If that resonates with you, they're hiring for a Global Strategic Sourcing Manager "who wants to make their mark on a growing indirect procurement organization."

The ideal candidate will develop robust global sourcing strategies, provide supplier management support, and collaborate to conduct RFI's and RFPs to ensure a competitive environment is maintained.

As a procurement leader, this position will perform benchmarking and market intelligence activities, sourcing plans/pipeline looking ahead 12 to 24 months, and more.

Eight to 15 years’ experience in procurement or purchasing and/or data privacy experience is a plus.

4. Crowdstrike

If you're interested in data security and breach prevention, Crowdstrike is currently hiring. In the Procurement Category Manager - Technology role, the ideal candidate will serve as the expert and source of truth for vetting and engaging suppliers. They will lead negotiations on procurement agreements, control costs through well-researched market intelligence, and manage people, contracts, and suppliers to support the mission of protecting clients.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years in category management and a bachelor’s degree or better (MBA preferred). A Certified Purchasing Manager is highly desirable in this position, as is a passion for information security. “We don’t have a mission statement. We are on a mission to protect our customers from breaches. You must be genuinely committed to our mission and eager to learn the details of our business”

5. Gusto

If you’re looking to step into procurement and have a passion for  small business, Gusto is in search of a Procurement Lead. The successful candidate will help support the company in providing health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools for small businesses. Their mission is to “create a world where work empowers a better life.”

This role will focus on assessing and monitoring the functions of the procurement team, including assessing supplier proposals, understanding the performance through the supplier life-cycle, and formalizing the company’s first purchasing policy. The right candidate will also help automate and streamline procurement procedures and activities.

The company seeks a candidate with four or more years experience in procurement, corporate purchasing, or related roles. The right person will show a strong attention to detail, experience with advanced Excel features, effective communication, and experience with procurement systems implementations. For the ideal candidate, Gusto offers comprehensive benefits including generous salary with location COL considerations.

6. LogMeIn

With the new world of remote work, being able to safely access your files, data, and workspaces is more important than ever. LogMeIn provides clients in security-focused industries like healthcare and finance with the tools to work from anywhere safely. Currently, LogMeIn is searching for a Senior Strategic Sourcing Lead (Technology) to help support their mission of simplifying connection.

The right candidate will understand corporate objectives and strategy, and work across departments to surface needs and execute on procurement plans. They will have advanced negotiating skills and deep knowledge in the IT sector, including 3-7 years of experience sourcing in SaaS, Software licensing, cloud-based services, colocation, hardware, network infrastructure, and VARs. They will hold a Bachelor’s or equivalent, with a MBA CPSM, or CPM certification preferred.

LogMeIn has a wide variety of benefits including fully remote work with hybrid opportunities and many unique perks for the right candidate.

7. Salesforce

If you’re interested in working for Procurement for one of the largest SaaS companies in the world, Salesforce is looking for a Senior Analyst, Global Procurement & Sourcing. As the number one CRM in the world, you will help clients across the globe connect with their prospects, customers, and clients in every way that matters.

For this role, the ideal candidate will be comfortable working with very large datasets, using a suite of tools to manipulate and visualize the data. You will also interface with the executive team and other stakeholders, and take a hand in continually improving and aligning reporting and analysis.

The right candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field like Finance, Stats, CS, or Economics. You will have five or more years working in business analytics, with a strong knowledge of Tableau and/or Alteryx, as well as Excel, GSuite, and SQL. A love of learning new platforms and systems is desirable.

8. Square

Those interested in working for one of the biggest names in finance will be interested in this procurement opportunity with processor powerhouse Square. Square is searching for a Strategic Sourcing Director. The role is focused on both the company sourcing and procurement initiatives, and also on “driving efficiency through process and system optimization.” The role specifically seeks a hands-on leader with strong collaboration skills, and a cost-savings mindset to procurement.

The ideal candidate will have 10 or more years of experience in sourcing and procurement, with a high-growth tech environment being preferable. Strong management and negotiation skills are a must, and a nimble, self-directed approach.

The company seeks candidates with a Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier university, focused in procurement, supply chain management, business administration, finance, or a related field. An MBA or other advanced technical degree is preferred. Beyond standard benefits, the company offers an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Wellness perks, parental leave, and learning/development opportunities.

9. Workiva

For those with an interest in facilities procurement, Workiva is in search of a Strategic Sourcing Lead - Facilities/Property Management. This SaaS company provides a cloud-based, connected reporting compliance platform that’s dedicated to allowing teams to “work better in the cloud.”

The ideal candidate will have global reach within the organization, ensuring the best terms and outcomes for the facilities and property management functions of the organization. You will negotiate optimal cost with vendors, drive strategic sourcing activities, analyze and evaluate spend and opportunity metrics, and support various internal teams toward short and long-term goals.

The right candidate will have three or more years of experience in procurement with experience in high risk contracts. They will be a dependable worker with a relationship-building approach and sound negotiation skills. While this position requires some travel, in return you’ll enjoy generous base salary and bonus potential, an  inclusive work environment, and opportunities for work-life balance.

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