Sr Purchasing Analyst

Req ID: POS-49122

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Sr Purchasing Analyst

  • Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Do you thrive in a startup vibe? Were you built for a small, nimble and dynamic team that's ready to win? If you answered yes, we want to talk to you! We are now going back to our roots as a standalone business unit to focus on our SaaS business—an area where we see growth potential. This business unit is unique, and we certainly aren’t afraid to stand out from the crowd and tackle the bigger competitors.
 

As a Senior Purchasing Analyst,  you review, manage and execute contracts, you will have a seat at the table with our Leaders and Executive team to create & drive the procurement engine to support a +$200M business realizing double digit growth in a fast-growing market.  Your goal: Create easy procurement processes, work swiftly, and ensure proper controls in order to support our ShareFile business.

Role Overview:

Now, let’s get to the details. Your role is to review, manage and execute contract related documentation in a timely manner.  You will be the point person for anything procurement related for the ShareFile business unit.  This includes:

Strategy

  • Trusted Advisor: Serve as a trusted advisor for Executives on any risks to the business
  • Annual Planning:  Serve as a key stakeholder driving the annual transition/planning process helping drive to ideal spend initiatives through procurement strategies
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME):  Serve as an SME for all procurement processes, including new SOWs, New and Renewal of Contractors, contracting policies, procedures, contract templates, forms, and other materials. (Oracle Procurement)

Execution

  • Perform independently, take initiative, and provide creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Provide Recommendations: Drafts and recommends new and revised contracting policies, procedures, contract templates, forms and other materials.
  • Negotiate agreements in accordance with Cloud Software Group guidelines. Negotiate Master Agreements, NDA’s, statements of work, commercial terms, rate cards, and other terms as appropriate to optimize value for ShareFile
  • Execute Contacts: Review and administer agreements in alignment with Cloud Software Group Guidelines.  Execute amendments, addendums, letters , and other contract-related correspondence
  • Lead the contract renewal process: including stakeholder engagement, commercial term and contract negotiation
  • Manage and handle escalations in the contracting process appropriately
  • Forecast Management:  Partner with FP&A and Executive to ensure closest to pin expense forecasting. 
  • Continuous Improvement & Automation
  • Continuous Improvement & Automation – Take a continues improvement lens to all procurement processes. Practice continuous improvement to simplify the business & shift from reactive to proactive & predictive. 

Your Superhero Uniform Includes:

  • 7+ years related experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of contract review principles and legal terminology
  • Strong knowledge of Procurement practices
  • Proven capability to create, facilitate and negotiate contract terms
  • Subject matter expert with comprehensive knowledge of contract management
  • Strong undergraduate degree in a related discipline – business, finance, management, or corporate law
  • Proficiency with Procure-To-Pay software required (ideally Oracle, & NetSuite)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications required: Word (document review and redlining Excel (V-Lookups, pivot tables, formulas)
  • Relevant Professional certifications (ISM, IACCM, CCMA, etc.) desirable

Your Superhero Strengths Include:

  • Ability to work across an organization
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Startup mindset – highly passionate, team player, high sense of urgency, willingness to roll up sleeves and ability to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced business
  • Lens for continuous optimization, automation to drive efficiency, scale, and accuracy
  • Strong technical skills with continuous learning mindset to develop a deeper understanding of the business

Cloud Software Group is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status, and other protected classifications.

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