Vendr – Procurement Specialist – Boston, MA

November 23, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Procurement Specialist

Company: Vendr


Job description: About Vendr

Vendr is forever changing how companies buy and renew SaaS. With over $1.7 billion in SaaS purchases across 2,500+ suppliers, the Vendr SaaS buying platform enables the world’s fastest-growing companies to purchase SaaS, without friction and at a fair price. Headquartered in Boston with a second location in Charleston and over 300+ employees, we are building a team that can take us to the future state of frictionless buying. Some customers include HubSpot, The Washington Post, and DraftKings.

The Vendr culture is one where kindness, teamwork, mutual support, and bold initiative are encouraged. Read more about .

In June 2022, we raised at a $1B valuation, co-led by and with return investments from , (Ashton Kutcher & Guy Oseary), , and others.

Since 2018, we have:

  • Managed $1.7 Billion+ in software spend
  • Saved $280M+ for our customers
  • Given our customers thousands of hours back to focus on the important parts of their job

And we’re just getting started. This is your chance to join as we enter hyper-growth and make a massive impact, forever changing the way people buy and sell B2B SaaS.

The Procurement Project Manager will be responsible for helping Vendr make transformational changes in the way that SaaS is transacted. In this role, you’ll work in tandem with our SaaS Consultants to expedite SaaS buying while delighting customers and suppliers with your excellent project management skills. This individual will support the SaaS Consultant Team by helping with processes, communicating with customers and suppliers, and workflow facilitation. You will be responsible for working closely with our customers and suppliers to help coordinate legal, security, and finance reviews and approvals in a timely manner while providing world-class customer service. You will report directly into the Manager of Managed Services, and join a rapidly growing team.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a partner to the Vendr SaaS Consultant team to help support our customers and suppliers expedite customer workflows
  • Work closely with our Customers to understand their purchasing process, special terms, and help streamline their procurement workflow
  • Ensure that contracts meet security and legal compliance and track the status of approvals in the Vendr application
  • Identify areas of opportunity and communicate with cross functional teams for process improvement and automation
  • Manage internal and external functional project management, planning, prioritization, alignment, and coordination
  • Effectively communicate with customers and suppliers around workflow status, blockers, and highlighting dependencies

What we need:

  • SaaS experience is preferred
  • 3-5+ years of Project Management, Procurement, Vendor Management, or Account Management experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets, PowerPoint/Google Slides
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results working cross-functionally
  • Strong work ethic with a “get stuff done” mentality
  • Problem solver, strong attention to detail, extremely organized
  • Self-starter and quick learner with the ability to work independently
  • Flexible, agile, and adaptable; used to wearing multiple hats; does not get easily overwhelmed
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to excel in a customer-facing environment

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Why Vendr

  • We’re rapidly growing, (2-3x growth YoY in ARR, 2x headcount growth YoY)
  • We’re a disruptor, we’re changing the way saas is purchased and managed
  • We have the right value proposition at this time, (we save companies time and money and help them grow efficiently)
  • We’re a startup with durable growth, (25M+ ARR, 530+ active customers, financially backed with our recent Series B raise)
  • We have great people and a strong culture, (check out our values

) * Competitive pay & benefits **applicable to U.S. employees, ask our team for details on our International benefits**

  • Medical, Dental, Vision with company paid premiums
  • HSA contribution
  • Flexible/unlimited PTO
  • 12 paid company holidays in addition to PTO
  • 4% 401k matching
  • WFH stipend
  • Education & wellness reimbursement
  • Annual company-wide shutdown in July
  • All Mac environment

Vendr is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. While we are interested in qualified applicants who are permanently eligible to work for any employer in the United States, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship for employment visas at this time.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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Location: Boston, MA

Job date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 05:10:12 GMT



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