Strategic Sourcing Lead
Posted on 3/22/2023
Oregon, USA • Washington, DC, USA • Los Angeles, CA, USA • Texas...
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the Information Technology and Services sourcing landscape
  • Embracing, and exploring technology and able to consider how technology could improve operations
  • Treat problems like there's no other option than to create a solution for the problem
  • Able to navigate ambiguity and remain resilient through ups and downs
  • Experience assisting in, or leading the development and management of category plans or sourcing strategies
  • Advanced knowledge of procurement best in class practices, key contract terms and emerging market trends
  • Financial acumen and experience working closely with Finance and Accounting
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills and an ability to synthesize complex and technical information into clear recommendations on course of action
  • Ability to influence at an executive level both internally and externally
  • A very high level of self-motivation, initiative, passion, excitement to work cross-functionally and excellent interpersonal skills are a MUST have for this role!
  • Willingness to offer thought leadership, to think creatively, and to offer new ways to approach old problems
  • You will work very closely with the Head of Sourcing to drive innovation and adoption of Sourcing technologies
  • Lead strategic supplier relationships to drive innovation
  • You will build and develop relationships with Business Partners globally, including operational leaders, legal teams, finance and risk management
  • Own the development and implementation of key sourcing strategies and buying channels within your assigned domain
  • Negotiate and drive best-in-class deals for Dropbox. This is a strategic role and will include many of Dropbox's largest enterprise-level engagements
  • Define and communicate the Sourcing Strategy to Business Partners, Sourcing Leadership and other stakeholders
  • Drive the realization of top savings initiatives and continuously improve the category return on investment
  • Build strong relationships with Business Partners to drive Sourcing engagement, and act as the relationship owner with Senior leaders of each categories of spend
  • Provide continuous written and verbal updates to the Business Partners, Suppliers and other Stakeholders on the status of each deal
  • Actively seek out industry knowledge though research, trade shows, conferences and online training, establishing yourself as a trusted advisor
  • Regularly update executives at all levels of the company on deal status, category reporting, etc. This role will have direct visibility to senior-level executives across Dropbox
Desired Qualifications
  • Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox's total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)

1,001-5,000 employees

Smart workspace & storage solutions
Company Overview
Dropbox’s mission is to design a more enlightened way of working with their custom-built storage infrastructure designed for a variety of needs. The company is committed to keeping life organized and keep work moving with their secure file sharing, collaboration, and storage solutions.
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision coverage
  • Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match & immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off
  • 11 Company-wide PTO days
  • Volunteer time off and more
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance
  • Parental benefits
  • Mental Health & Wellness benefits
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
Company Core Values
  • Be worthy of trust
  • Sweat the details
  • Aim higher
  • We not I
  • "Cupcake image"