Procurement Specialist (REMOTE - United States) at Vendr

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About Vendr
Vendr is forever changing how companies buy and renew SaaS. With over $550+ million in SaaS purchases across 1,200+ suppliers, the Vendr SaaS buying platform enables the world’s fastest-growing companies to purchase SaaS, without friction and at a fair price. Headquartered in Boston with a second location in Charleston and over 130+ employees, we are building a team that can take us to the future state of frictionless buying. Some customers include HubSpot, The Washington Post, and DraftKings.

In March 2021 we announced that we raised $60 million at a $600 million valuation for our Series A, backed by Tiger Global (2021), Craft Ventures (David Sacks), Sound Ventures (Ashton Kutcher & Guy Oseary), Y Combinator, and others.

Since 2018, we have:
- Managed $550M+ in software spend
- Saved $99M+ for our customers
- Given our customers thousands of hours back to focus on the important parts of their job

And we’re just getting started. This is your chance to join as we enter hyper-growth and make a massive impact, forever changing the way people buy and sell B2B SaaS. 


The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for helping Vendr make transformational changes in the way that SaaS is transacted. In this role, you'll work in tandem with our Executive Buying Team to expedite SaaS buying while delighting customers and suppliers with your excellent project management skills. This individual will support the Executive Buying Team by helping with processes, communicating with customers and suppliers, and deal facilitation. You will be responsible for working closely with our customers and suppliers to help coordinate legal, security, and finance reviews and approvals in a timely manner while providing world-class customer service. This role will report directly to the VP, Customer Team, and join as one of the first team members. 

What you'll do:

  • Partner with the Vendr Executive Buying team to help support our customers and suppliers close deals faster
  • Work closely with our Customers to understand their purchasing process, special terms, and help streamline their procurement workflow
  • Ensure that contracts meet security and legal compliance and track the status of approvals in VendrApp
  • Identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and automation
  • Manage internal and external functional project management, planning, prioritization, alignment, and coordination
  • Effectively communicate with customers and suppliers around deal status, blockers, and highlighting dependencies

What we need:

  • 2 years of Project Management, Procurement, or Vendor Management experience, ideally within a SaaS company
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets, PowerPoint/Google Slides
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results working cross-functionally 
  • Strong work ethic with a “get stuff done” mentality 
  • Problem solver, strong attention to detail, extremely organized 
  • Self-starter and quick learner with the ability to work independently
  • Flexible, agile, and adaptable; used to wearing multiple hats; does not get easily overwhelmed
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment



Vendr is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. While we are interested in qualified applicants who are permanently eligible to work for any employer in the United States, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship for employment visas at this time.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Location

Office TBD!, Boston, MA

What are Vendr Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vendr 100% of dental premiums.
Vision Benefits
Vendr 100% of vision insurance premiums.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vendr 100% of heath insurance premiums.
Wellness Programs
Wellness reimbursement
Mental Health Benefits
calm app subscription
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
varies from position
Match charitable contributions
Vendr volunteers, monthly charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
up to 12 weeks of paid leave,
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vendr offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Parking
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Remote stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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