Head of Procurement

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The Finance team is a team of ambitious professionals, focused on making the finance process smoother and more efficient. We’re keen on converting financial data into meaningful information and insights, which we do by automating workflows and analyzing data. The financial team supports business stakeholders in making decisions, driving strategy, and achieving the lofty goals of an ever-growing unicorn with confidence. Our team owns and executes accounting, controlling, budgeting and planning, data and financial analysis, treasury and procurement functions.

As our Head of Procurement, you will be responsible for setting up procurement processes based on industry best practices, implementing a procure-to-pay tool organization-wide, and building a robust internal controls framework. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the efficient and cost-effective acquisition of goods and services while maintaining compliance and minimizing risk.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement procurement processes and policies based on industry best practices, promoting transparency, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness;
  • Lead the implementation and optimization of a procure-to-pay tool organization-wide, streamlining procurement activities and enhancing visibility;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to establish and maintain strong supplier relationships, negotiate favorable terms and pricing, and manage supplier performance;
  • Implement a robust internal controls framework to ensure compliance with procurement policies, regulatory requirements, and industry standards;
  • Evaluate and mitigate risks associated with procurement activities, including supply chain risks, contractual risks, and compliance risks;
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance procurement effectiveness, such as vendor consolidation, process automation, and strategic sourcing strategies;
  • Monitor and analyze procurement data and metrics to identify cost-saving opportunities, drive cost reduction initiatives, and support decision-making;
  • Develop and lead a high-performing procurement team, providing guidance, coaching, and mentoring to foster professional growth and maximize team performance.

Core Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or a related field; relevant certifications are a plus;
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, or supply chain management, preferably in a SaaS, technology, or cybersecurity company;
  • Proven track record of setting up procurement processes and implementing procure-to-pay tools in complex organizational environments;
  • Strong knowledge of procurement best practices, industry trends, and regulatory requirements;
  • Experience in building and managing internal controls frameworks and ensuring compliance;
  • Excellent negotiation, contract management, and supplier relationship management skills;
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to leverage data and metrics to drive insights and support decision-making;
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a high-performing team;
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Data Handling

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After you apply

Our recruitment process differs depending on specific positions and/or hiring teams. However, it tends to include the following three main stages and usually doesn’t exceed any more than five steps.

Step 1.

Get to know

The goal of the first step is to get to know each other better. So during that, we talk more about the role and ask you to share your story.

Step 2.

Technical evaluation

We test each applicant's technical knowledge and problem-solving ability through various assessments.

Step 3.

Meet the team

The final step is for you to meet the team, discuss your task, and dig deeper into the role you’re applying for. If everyone’s happy with the result, the closing step will be the offer.

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