Purchaser Indirect Job in United States
Sinch , United States

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 23, 2021
Last Date
May 23, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Do you get a kick out of finding the best solution and price for your company? Do you thrive in a role where you have a global scope? Are you interested in joining one of Sweden’s leading tech brands and a leading player in global enterprise communications? We are looking for a commercially minded procurement professional to join our team!

Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. We are a leading global Communication Platform as a Service (CPaaS) provider, offering messaging, voice and video communication solutions to a large global customer base. Sinch has been listed as a top 10 growth company by Financial Times and #1 by Bloomberg.

The essence of the role

As our Purchaser indirect spend you will be part of Sinch global purchasing organization, a newly established function. This is a unique possibility to be part of building a procurement function from scratch in a fast-growing global company. You will have freedom to form the role to your own standards. You will gain insights into current contracts and vendors, drive and send out RFQ, evaluate tenders and negotiate contracts. You will drive a behavioral change to improve how Sinch works with procurement. To achieve that change you need stamina and a firm yet flexible stand. You’ll be the first dedicated resource for purchasing of Marketing and Facility Management and as such you will develop our way of working, support, plan and strategize, adding your perspectives to our mutual build of the purchasing function. You’ll be working directly with our stakeholders in the business as well as collaborate with legal, finance and business control. A business in fast growth adds further complexity and an ever changing agenda.

As our new IT purchaser you will:

  • Run RFQ/RFI process
  • Work closely together with IT, marketing and facility management departments to find the best solutions for Sinch
  • Initiate and drive re-negotiations to optimize costs
  • Be part of building the new Sinch purchasing function
  • Provide summaries and recommendations on key initiatives
  • Identify system and process improvement opportunities that simplify the purchasing process.

You will be based in Stockholm or Atlanta and limited travel might occur in this role.

Requirements

You are commercially minded procurement professional who is structured, detail oriented with the ability to prioritize. Communication comes naturally to you - both in negotiations but also with internal stakeholders. You’re good at making structure but you certainly don’t need it to be in place already. You’re flexible in terms of handling highs and lows and mixing operative work with strategic.

In order to contribute in this role, you have:

  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience from Procurement in companies with international presence. Preferably in IT, Marketing and Facility management
  • Experience from leading vendor negotiations
  • Experience from running RFQ/RFI
  • Experience from working cross border internationally
  • Academic background at bachelor level or above

Big plus!

You’ll stand out from the crowd if you have:

  • Experience from Telco, Messaging or OTT related industries.
  • Experience working abroad
  • Legal education

Job Specification

Sinch

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