Are you a skilled dealmaker who loves to negotiate and derives a deep sense of joy from closing a deal? Yelp is in search of an experienced professional to join the ranks of its Technology Sourcing team. This is a unique opportunity to work with virtually every team across the enterprise and to have a direct impact on the company’s trajectory. Your focus will be to support the adoption of technology for both corporate tools and systems as well as production environments and partnerships that bring our product to customers and consumers alike.
We’d love to have you apply, even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Yelp, we’re looking for great people, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.
What you will do:
Lead full cycle technology sourcing projects, including strategy, identifying the right potential partners, outreach, competitive bidding, pricing & contract negotiation, and contract approval.
Build sound relationships with external vendor partners and internal business collaborators.
Handle multiple projects simultaneously, from quick contract renewals to in-depth new strategic partnerships.
Organize a large database of partnerships, be data-driven, and provide clear reporting back to management on the status of renewals or other important contract terms.
Analyze spend and other data to solve problems, monitor purchasing activity, and conduct benchmarking.
Ensure that all contracts are executed & cataloged, and that approved payments reflect contractual terms.
We are looking for:
Preferably 4 years (or more) of technology sourcing related work experience.
Solid understanding of Technology Sourcing (software, hardware, telco, or datacenter).
Ability to credibly maneuver a wide range of projects spanning the business that are often highly technical in nature.
Analytical experience grounded in solid business/finance fundamentals.
Outstanding communication skills in all forms - written, presentation and negotiation.
Ability to collaborate effectively with C-suite & senior executives as well as seasoned supplier partners.
Enthusiasm to embrace diverse & dispersed teams across the company on a daily basis.
B.S. degree or equivalent experience.
At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.”
We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.
We will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law (including, for example, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance for roles based in San Francisco).
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or 415-969-8488.
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