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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

Our Finance team ensures that Indeed complies with the highest standards of business, law and ethics, while providing Indeed's clients with excellent customer service and Indeed's management with the information and guidance required to succeed around the world. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help support the people who help people get jobs.

Your job.

Indeed is seeking a highly motivated Global Procurement Team Lead to join our Global Procurement team. You will manage a team of Procurement Buyers, purchasing goods and services for Indeed. You must possess an analytical mind, an ability to build and strengthen relationships with internal stakeholders as well as external vendors, and a desire to make a meaningful impact on a dynamic, high-growth technology company. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can both manage and execute multiple projects under pressure in a fun, fast paced and results-oriented work environment. This role will be based in Austin, TX and will report to the Global Procurement Manager

About you.

Responsibilities:


  • Manage a team of Procurement Buyers

  • Prepare and convert purchase orders from approved requisitions

  • Purchase goods and/ or services in line with specified cost, quality, delivery targets focused on defined Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)

  • Liaise between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes, new projects and activities

  • Support the purchasing function and stakeholders communicating any supply challenges which may impact on business operations

  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization

  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers, including market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers

  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation

  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities

  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers reviewing opportunities to achieve savings

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly metric reports

  • Work closely with the wider procurement function and review opportunities for continuous and business improvements

  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications

  • Project management focus from inception through to completion


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 4+ years of experience across procurement commodities. (i.e. IT, Business Services & Professional Services)

  • Experience implementing and managing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

  • Working knowledge of commonly-used procurement concepts, practices, and procedures, including purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown

  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures for the E2E P2P process

  • Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Customer focused

  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities

  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets

  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle urgent or time sensitive situations

  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

  • Computer literate (i.e. advanced MS Office and Google Suite knowledge)





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