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Procurement Operations Analyst

Palantir Technologies, New York, NY

Palantir builds software that connects data, technologies, humans and environments.

Duration: Full-Time


A World-Changing Company

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

The Role

As a Procurement Operations Analyst, you will sit on the Finance team and work across the procurement spectrum to ensure smooth and efficient purchasing, contracting, and supplier operations. As a motivated self-starter, you will be the liaison between procurement, vendors, and internal cross-functional teams to ensure that all purchases follow company procedures, meet expected service-level agreements (SLAs), have sufficient, thorough documentation, and that services and goods being rendered are compliant with the agreed upon contractual terms. 

Requirements

  • Organize and track contractual documentation between the company and vendors, and ensure completeness of the contracts repository.
  • Support Business Development teams, Procurement team, Contract Manager, and Legal Counsel in ushering contracts through the purchasing workflows.
  • Track, measure, report, and evaluate vendor performance in the context of existing contractual obligations.
  • Act as bridge between cross-functional teams such as Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Accounting, Legal, Information Security, Compliance and the various business departments to remove blockers and push transactions through to completion.
  • Identify and support improvements to end-to-end purchasing process, including supplier onboarding, contracting, and purchase order management.
  • Build and maintain program for ensuring company-wide compliance with Procurement Policy.
  • Work alongside the Contract Manager to ensure that vendors within the vendor base have passed the necessary compliance and information security reviews and are compliant with the requisite policies.

What We Value

  • At least 2 years of finance operations experience, preferably in a rapidly growing and/or evolving environment.
  • Proven ability to analyze and synthesize critical information.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business process inefficiencies and drive process improvements.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with various counterparts using effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with purchasing systems like Coupa or Netsuite is a plus.
Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that all Palantirians share the responsibility of upholding our commitment to these values and encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to join us in solving the world’s hardest problems. Palantir does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

Palantir is committed to making the job application process accessible to everyone. If you are living with a disability (visible or not visible) and need to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please reach out and let us know how we can help.

About Palantir Technologies

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

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