Full-Time

Senior Global Technology Sourcing Manager

Posted on 4/30/2024

Square

Square

10,001+ employees

Economic empowerment through inclusive technology

Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience in IT sourcing, specifically in enterprise software/SaaS, Cloud services, and Network Hardware.
  • 5+ years of experience managing senior-level relationships with top-tier enterprise SaaS vendors.
  • 5+ years of enterprise technology procurement and contract negotiation experience with SaaS vendors, including deep knowledge of licensing models and key contract terms.
  • Experience leading large-scale software optimization initiatives, such as app rationalization and license optimization.
  • Proven track record of achieving 10%+ year-over-year savings, expertise in contract negotiations, and delivering measurable, valuable results aligned with organizational KPIs.
  • Strong understanding of data analytics and the ability to leverage data-driven insights for decision-making.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Familiarity with emerging technologies in the IT industry and the ability to anticipate and address potential sourcing challenges.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement robust category management strategies for IT categories.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to align category strategies with organizational objectives.
  • Lead the development of enterprise-wide sourcing strategies for technology.
  • Demonstrate expert negotiation skills in engagements with Cloud Service Providers and top-tier Enterprise Software Providers.
  • Champion the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) program with tier 1 and critical suppliers.
  • Collaborate closely with procurement team members and cross-functional teams to share best practices and lessons learned.

Block is a company deeply invested in economic empowerment through its innovative use of technology across multiple disciplines, including financial forecasting, system security, and inclusive People policies. This multifaceted approach not only fosters an inclusive workplace but also promotes continual learning and growth among its employees, making it a leader in nurturing and implementing new initiatives in its industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$601.2M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

16%