Strategic Sourcing - Technology

Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Connecting people with great local businesses

Interested in taking on impactful Tech Sourcing projects that span basically every team at Yelp? Looking to improve your tech sourcing, vendor management, indirect procurement skills? If so, you might be the right person to help Yelp build relationships and develop strategic partnerships with our technology vendors.

What You Will Do:

  • Assist in the technology sourcing process, including strategy, identifying the right potential partners, outreach, competitive bidding, pricing and contract negotiation, PO processing, and contract approval.
  • Develop positive relationships externally with vendor partners and internally with business stakeholders.
  • Handle multiple projects at a time, 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, monitor purchasing activity, and conduct benchmarking.
  • Work with the IT Logistics team and Corporate Infrastructure leaders across Yelp sites to manage hardware & software license forecasts and fulfill procurement needs.
  • Monitor purchase order status: track production, shipping, & receiving status of shipments

We Are Looking For:

  • Solid grasp of Strategic Sourcing, ideally Tech Sourcing (software, hardware, telco, or datacenter), and at least 2-4 years of total work experience.
  • The ability to work seamlessly with engineering and other internal teams on a wide range of tech-related needs.
  • Analytical experience grounded in strong business/finance fundamentals.
  • Good communication skills in all forms - written, presentation, & negotiation.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Yelp

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