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Indirect Procurement Buyer (Contract)

 

Indirect Procurement Buyer (Contract)

San Francisco | California | United States

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet. We’re looking for an experienced indirect procurement buyer who thrives in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment. The position will primarily support incoming purchasing and contract requests to validate data for accuracy and execute order placement. The right candidate will demonstrate a well-rounded understanding of the interdependent processes and company policies related to purchasing, accounting, finance, and, legal functions.  

What you'll do:

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to manage global purchase requests and contract submissions to successful completion.  
  • Communicate and interpret key terms to understand financial implications for users and impact on cross-functional teams.
  • Address concerns, questions, and, drive resolution to ensure requests are submitted timely, accurately, and in accordance with company policies.  
  • Monitor in-process requests and follow up to ensure the successful completion of requests.
  • Engage the correct parties for resolution from inception to closure.
  • Effectively communicate status to appropriate internal stakeholders and external third parties.   
  • Consistently draw from past experience and ongoing benchmarking to optimize processes.

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum of 5 years within Indirect Procurement or related activities.  
  • Bachelor's degree is required in a finance, supply chain management, or related field.
  • 2+ years experience leveraging Oracle Purchasing, iProcurement and/or Contracts Systems
  • Advanced skills in quantitative applications such as Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret information from various sources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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