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Procurement Specialist II

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Pinterest

1mo ago

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Logistics
  • £74.8K - £154K
  • San Francisco
    Remote

Requirements

  • 4+ years of strategic sourcing or purchasing experience with an emphasis in services and technology
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Outstanding communication, strategy, and negotiating skills
  • Exceptional analytical abilities
  • Experience influencing sourcing strategies
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, and collaborative
  • Engaging, team-player who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledgeable in Oracle Purchasing, Contracts Management Systems, Supplier Management, or other related purchasing tools or efficiency tools

Responsibilities

  • Works in conjunction with manager to support strategic sourcing initiatives and negotiate deals for G&A to optimize purchasing value and contain future costs
  • Develop RFPs, drive bidding by obtaining quotes and negotiating where appropriate
  • Become a trusted advisor to G&A stakeholders
  • Identify, evaluate and manage relationships with key suppliers
  • Create long-term pricing models with measurable service level/performance criteria
  • Develop sourcing insights, benchmark, and research market intelligence to stay current on industry trends

FAQs

What team will the Procurement Specialist II be working with at Pinterest?

The Procurement Specialist II will be working with the Strategic Sourcing team at Pinterest.

What is the main focus of this role in terms of cost reduction?

The main focus of this role is to help significantly reduce costs for the General & Administrative (G&A) team at Pinterest.

How skilled and leveraged is the Strategic Sourcing team at Pinterest?

The Strategic Sourcing team at Pinterest is highly skilled and highly leveraged, with the opportunity to make a significant impact on Pinterest's success.

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Technology
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2010
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Pinterest's mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love. It’s the biggest dataset of ideas ever assembled, with over 200 billion recipes, home hacks, style inspiration and other ideas to try. More than 430 million people around the world use Pinterest to dream about, plan and prepare for things they want to do in life.