Samsara is a fast-paced, creative, and customer-oriented tech company located in the Potrero Hill District of San Francisco. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for leading global activities related to the procurement of corporate goods and services including technology, marketing, facilities, etc. Supports internal business peers in establishing and managing purchasing agreements. This position will require a great deal of pro-active problem solving and extensive contract negotiations.
This is a full-time position at our office in our SF HQ and includes $200 Lyft/Uber commuter benefits each month; stock options; up to 4% 401(k) match; catered lunch four days a week; and 100% coverage on medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the organization to strategically develop, implement and optimize sourcing processes and tools.
Lead process and tool optimization and continuous improvement.
Management and oversight of procurement operational services.
Identify and develop a reporting structure for key performance metrics to measure success and drive continuous improvement.
Conduct supplier analysis, evaluate potential suppliers, and support the overall supplier qualification process, develop and create sourcing plans, requests for proposal, and other sourcing documents, evaluate and recommend purchasing and sourcing decision to leadership
Review spend analysis, assess and prioritize opportunities
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal results
Measure and track internal cost savings performance to targets
Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 5+ years experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, or partner management
Extensive technology contract experience with Hosting, SaaS, Subscription and Cloud infrastructure providers strongly desired
Team player with collaborative style and proven track record of building successful relationships with stakeholders and suppliers
A minimum of 5 years of proven experience in leading process and tool development
At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.