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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
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
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
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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