Strategic Sourcing Manager
Posted on 2/14/2023
Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Negotiates with internal and external stakeholders to eliminate roadblocks in executing against the sourcing strategy
  • Directs and identifies sourcing and savings opportunities
  • Oversees negotiations, manages contracts, and relationships with vendors
  • Manages policies and metrics to ensure that savings goals are realized
  • Oversees relationships with technical buyers, engineers and management to identify new product needs, identifies new sources in order to meet business requirements
  • Responsible for quality control of vendor products
  • Works in support of other business leaders and in conjunction with Supply Chain
  • Drives consistency and standardization across sourcing engagements by leveraging best practices and tools to improve business outcomes
  • Manages working sessions that promote collaboration, achieve synergy and desired outcomes
  • Resolves conflict in a tactful manner
  • Successfully facilitates meetings with remote participants leveraging available tools and technology
  • Ensures completion of meeting follow-ups and negotiates win/win conversations
  • Understand the terms of the strategic contracts in order to effectively navigate and manage the relationships
  • Leads contract negotiations in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively engages and builds effective working relationships with strategic suppliers
  • Supports procurement in monitoring performance of suppliers and applies appropriate tools and techniques to ensure expected contractual outcomes
  • Continuously works to improve the quality of service from our strategic suppliers, as well as, increasing the overall value of the service and satisfaction to our internal customers
  • Experience in cloud, networking and IT sourcing required
  • Need prior contract document writing experience in the technology industry
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in strategic sourcing, category management, supply chain or procurement
  • Has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating contracts, specifically statements of work
  • Strong communication, change management and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective in building and maintaining relationships between suppliers and business leaders
  • Has the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management and staff internally and externally
  • Skilled in developing and managing service level agreements or performance measures with suppliers
  • Strong risk management assessment skills
  • Strategic thinker who is action-oriented, driven to succeed, and results-oriented
  • Demonstrates financial acumen
  • CPSM and business or IT related degree preferred
  • Travel required up to 10% if based in Denver (25% if based in Chicago or SF)
  • Embody the Company values

51-200 employees

Crypto mining & cloud computing on flared-gas
Company Overview
Crusoe is on a mission to align the future of cloud computation and crypto with the future of the climate—particularly reducing the routine flaring of natural gas. Crusoe provides oil and gas companies with a fast, low cost and simple solution to natural gas flaring through harnessing natural gasses and using them to power computing systems and crypto mining rigs.
  • Industry competitive pay
  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents
  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options in a fast-growing, well-funded technology company
  • Pet-friendly offices
  • Teladoc
  • 401(k) with a 4% match
  • Unlimited time off
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company paid commuter benefit; $100 per month
  • Calm
Company Core Values
  • Cultivate an idea of meritocracy
  • Think like a mountaineer
  • Relentless commitment to resource efficiency
  • Tap into the collective genius
  • Be and become yourself