Yext (NYSE: YEXT) is building the next big thing in AI search, and the next big thing is answers.

With the explosion of information and data online, search has never been more important. However, while the world of consumer search has innovated over time, enterprise search has not. In fact, the majority of enterprise search is powered by outdated keyword technology that only scans for keywords and delivers a list of hyperlinks rather than actually answering questions. Yext, the AI Search Company, offers a modern, AI-powered Answers Platform that understands natural language so that when people ask questions about a business online they get direct answers – not links.

We have a big, audacious mission to transform the enterprise with AI search. To achieve that, we need bright minds and diverse perspectives to join our growing company and help us continue to disrupt an industry. Does this sound like you?

Yext’s Finance Shared Services team is seeking a Senior Procurement Analyst. Reporting to the Procurement Manager, this individual will be responsible for data management with regards to purchases and contracts and work to develop purchasing best practices.  

What You’ll Do

  • Assess supplier proposals including compliance with procurement guidelines, company policies, and alignment with strategic company objectives
  • Monitor supplier performance through the life of the contract; Identify opportunities to drive value through improvements in supplier performance
  • Conduct regular supplier risk assessments to manage company exposure to any unnecessary risk levels
  • Oversee global spend data across all direct categories, including development of high-level, aggregate reports appropriate for executive-level review
  • Focus on development of repeatable, templatized processes for strategic sourcing, procurement and supplier management
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers, stakeholders, business partners and operational leaders to resolve any supplier issues with urgency and efficacy
  • Prepare and administer Request for Proposal (RFP) / Request for Quotation (RFQ) events
  • Review new contract listings in the P2P system ensuring details align with signed agreements and corresponding purchase orders.
  • Follow up on requisitions in P2P system considered aged or still pending approval, taking appropriate action to reconcile, cancel, or prompt the right people to take action
  • Review all POs that have recently closed.
  • Update FAQ and training-related resources

What You Have

  • BA/BS degree preferred or similar college level education
  • 4-6 years procurement or related experience
  • Experience with Coupa or similar P2P system
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member

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