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Procurement Manager

Heyday AI

Heyday AI

Operations
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

We’re looking for a Procurement Manager to help us optimize Hootsuite’s global procurement process. You’ll be working on company-wide cost saving initiatives, strategic sourcing and procurement operations to increase Hootsuite’s profitability. While working remotely or in a hybrid work arrangement, a blend of virtual (in accordance with Hootsuite’s distributed workforce strategy), and in Hootsuite’s office, you will report to our Senior Manager, Procurement, Proposals and Customer Assurance.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Oversee and project manage purchases from across the organization, including in some cases business critical engagements, acting as a central hub that brings together business partners, Hootsuite’s control functions (like Finance, IT, Legal, Privacy, etc.) and Hootsuite’s supply chain
  • Provide advice to all levels of the organization, including executives, on departmental purchasing priorities, technology stack and negotiation strategy
  • Design, build and implement purchasing related processes to drive efficiency, compliance and cost savings
  • Develop and analyze systems designed to provide data driven insights into the organization’s spend, and then use those insights to continually improve processes and execution
  • Manage and optimize the company’s consolidated software budget, ensuring value, accountability and efficiency
  • Work with the finance department and other stakeholders to optimize the company’s intake-to-pay cycle
  • Drive revenue by quarterbacking sales RFPs, as well as developing comprehensive processes designed to enable the sales team to execute on RFPs more successfully

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Extensive relevant procurement / purchasing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Some practical experience in SaaS procurement, including familiarity and comfort level with hardware procurement
  • Post-secondary education with a focus on business, supply chain, finance or a related field; bonus points for CSCP, SCMP or other supply chain management certifications
  • Commitment to Results: consistently achieves results, demonstrating high performance, and challenging self and others to deliver results
  • Negotiation: successfully obtains commitment to a solution or idea, while maintaining integrity and relationships
  • Customer Focus: demonstrates a desire to proactively help and serve internal/external customers meet their needs
  • Priority Setting: focuses time/energy on the most important issues/opportunities. Clearly understand how to assess the importance of tasks and decisions
  • Decision Making: consistently chooses the best course of action (from a number of alternatives) to address business problems and/or opportunities
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listening attentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Process/Project Management: skilled at figuring out and managing the processes and timelines necessary to get work accomplished

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others

In all we do, our six guiding principles light the way:

Step Up: Show the world what it looks like to live and work by these guiding principles. #StepUp

One Team: Make Hootsuite a place where everyone feels safe, welcome, valued, and empowered to do their best work without compromising who they are. #OneTeam #FreeToBeMe

Customer Obsessed: Focus relentlessly on helping our customers succeed. #CustomerObsessed

Go Fast, Be Agile: Widen our competitive advantage by committing to speed and simplicity over perfection and complexity. #GoFastBeAgile

Play to Win: Commit to building an incredible, profitable company for our customers, our employees, and our stakeholders. #PlayToWin #NoExcuses

Neighbours & Allies: Give back to our communities and be an ally. #SocialForGood #Allies


Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Canada Pay Range For This Role
$96,100$134,700 CAD