Opensea

Senior Procurement Manager

Job Description

Posted on: 
March 9, 2022

We are looking for a Senior Procurement Manager who will help negotiate our vendor contracts and build strong relationships with our internal business partners.  In this role, you will be key in building both external and internal relationships, negotiating vendor pricing, contract MSAs and T&Cs, and identifying and eliminating business risks associated with 3rd party vendors.  This role will partner heavily with Strategic Finance, Commercial Legal, and Accounting teams to help ensure necessary approvals are made before contract execution. This role reports to the Head of Procurement.

Responsibilities

  • Meeting with business partners to understand vendor needs and timing
  • Meeting with vendors to negotiate favorable pricing and terms creating value for OpenSea
  • Partner closely with OpenSea Commercial legal on contract redlines
  • Partner closely with OpenSea AP team to ensure timely payments are made to our vendors
  • Knowledge across multiple vendor categories such as (but not limited to):  Marketing, IT, Infrastructure, HR, Security, and Professional Services
  • Making practical decisions while working under tight deadlines to keep pace with OpenSea’s hyper fast growth
  • Continually working on Procurement process improvement with Head of Procurement

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years of experience in strategic sourcing and/or procurement
  • Ability to operate collaboratively through influence as a trusted partner
  • Demonstrated ability to partner effectively cross functionally
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, and work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational, planning, analytical, verbal, and written communication skills

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