Person, Flooring, Wood, Floor, Hardwood, Furniture, Plywood, Couch, Sphere

 

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

 

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

San Francisco | California | United States

Pinterest brings millions of Pinners the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We are looking for a strategic sourcing analyst and data expert who thrives in a fast-paced, hypergrowth environment.  The position requires an independent thinker with indirect buying/sourcing expertise and the ability to develop metrics related to sourcing, savings, and/or compliance initiatives.   The strategic sourcing analyst will have experience in all aspects of indirect buying categories and will help with the development of business KPIs, potential cost models/efficiencies, supplier analytics, and other analysis in support of Pinterest’s needs.   

What you’ll do:

  • Design and implement strategic sourcing reports to measure KPIs
  • Drive continuous improvement of the Strategic Sourcing function by introducing or improving business analytics and leading projects that result in new metrics, efficiencies, structure, or other enhancements
  • Understand the finance function (e.g. accounting, financial planning, procure-to-pay, sourcing strategies, supplier analytics, etc.), develop analysis with these functions/processes in mind and monitor results
  • Support the sourcing team in all data analysis, RFx development, ad-hoc reporting, and general requests
  • Support analysis of complex bid award scenario analysis
  • Develop opportunities for optimal cost savings through analysis of current spend vs. external category/commodity analysis and benchmarking
  • Lead and manage data analysis initiatives, proactively anticipating the team’s needs based on best practices, industry conditions and KPIs
  • Create meaningful dashboards via our internal tools, e.g. data warehouse, ERP system, ticketing tools, etc
  • Establish and maintain communication channels with leadership, key team members, and internal business units for data gathering/analysis and to support their business requirements
  • Interpret the difference between what stakeholders ask for vs. what they actually need 
  • Help develop a preferred supplier ranking/program, including criteria related to spend, stakeholder perspectives, performance, etc.
  • Assist in the development of tool training and education materials

What we’re looking for: 

  • Minimum of 7 years within Sourcing and Procurement related activities 
  • Bachelor's degree is required; Finance, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Advanced skills in quantitative applications such as Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse solutions, Microsoft Excel, Google Suite, etc. are preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret information from various sources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

#LI-DA2

Apply Now

Not You?

Thank you

Recommended Jobs

Writer (Contract)

San Francisco California United States San Francisco, California, United States Writing Brand, Marketing and Communications > Writing
Pinterest brings millions of Pinners the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We're looking for a Writer to join Pinterest's Creative Strat...

Designer (Contract)

Chicago Illinois United States Chicago, Illinois, United States Brand Design Brand, Marketing and Communications > Brand Design
Pinterest brings millions of Pinners the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We're looking for a Graphic Designer to join Pinterest's Crea...

Communications Designer (Contract)

San Francisco California United States San Francisco, California, United States Brand Design Brand, Marketing and Communications > Brand Design
Pinterest brings millions of Pinners the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We’re looking for a Communications Designer to join the Adver...

Communications Designer (Contract)

New York New York United States New York, United States Brand Design Brand, Marketing and Communications > Brand Design
Pinterest brings millions of Pinners the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We’re looking for a Communications Designer to join the Adver...

Recommended Reading:

Our Mission

A couple words from CEO Ben Silbermann on how Pinterest chooses to do the right thing on the internet

What's new on the platform

Want to stay up to date on what Pinterest is up to? Check out our company blog!

Building an Inclusive Company

In 2015, Pinterest first published our diversity and inclusion hiring goals to keep ourselves accountable. Five years later, check in on how we're doing and how those goals have evolved.

Our Employee Resource Groups

Pinterest is home to 10+ ERGs, hear from them on how they're inspiring and staying inspired at Pinterest.