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Director, Procurement

Greenlight

Greenlight

Operations
Atlanta, GA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Greenlight is the leading family fintech company on a mission to help parents raise financially smart kids. We proudly serve more than 6 million parents and kids with our award-winning banking app for families. With Greenlight, parents can automate allowance, manage chores, set flexible spend controls, and invest for their family’s future. Kids and teens learn to earn, save, spend wisely, and invest.
At Greenlight, we believe every child should have the opportunity to become financially healthy and happy. It’s no small task, and that’s why we leap out of bed every morning to come to work. Because creating a better, brighter future for the next generation depends on it.
We are seeking a highly experienced Director of Procurement to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading procurement strategies and initiatives for the organization, working collaboratively with IT and Finance departments to ensure procurement needs are met while delivering cost savings, and managing the day-to-day operations of the procurement function. This is an individual contributor role and reports directly to the VP of FP&A.

Your day-to-day:

  • Develop and implement strategic procurement plans and policies to support Greenlight's goals and objectives
  • Increasing procurement value-add through establishing best practices for competitive vendor analysis, duplicative vendor identification, and strategic and risk-based priority assessments
  • Source and engage reliable suppliers and vendors, focused on sourcing cloud-based Saas as well as SLA contracts (via best class sourcing methodologies)
  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiating contracts and terms of business to drive savings and quality improvements, as well as ensuring vendor compliance with established SLA’s
  • Closely collaborating with Accounting, Compliance, FP&A, IT and Legal to create and enforce policies and procedures for engaging new and existing suppliers that reduce friction in the business while managing an appropriate level of risk
  • Managing requisitions through the procurement flow and providing timely communication with business stakeholders for an effective and seamless experience
  • Understanding and balancing internal stakeholder priorities in order to lead negotiations to secure optimal pricing and terms and conditions to drive value for Greenlight
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the procurement function, including purchase order processing, contract management, and vendor performance evaluation
  • Monitor industry trends and best practices and identify areas for continuous improvement for procurement processes
  • Monitor and report on procurement performance, identifying opportunities for cost savings and process improvements
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to drive procurement-related projects and initiatives forward

What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field; Master's degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in procurement, preferably in a medium sized business environment
  • Proven track record of delivering cost savings through procurement initiatives
  • Experience negotiating contracts and managing supplier relationships
  • Strong understanding of procurement practices and procedures, including purchase orders, contract management, and vendor evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing teams
  • Not sure this one’s for you? Don’t count yourself out. Show us what you’ve got and we’ll reach out if there’s a great fit.

Work perks at Greenlight:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and HSA match
  • Paid life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits
  • Traditional 401k with company match and Roth IRA
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid company holidays and pop-up bonus holidays
  • Wellness & professional development stipends
  • Mental health resources
  • 1:1 financial planners
  • Fertility healthcare
  • 100% paid parental and caregiving leave, plus cleaning service and meals during your leave
  • Flexible WFH, both remote and in-office opportunities
  • Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches, and occasional in-office happy hours
  • Employee resource groups
Who we are:
It takes a special team to aim for a never-been-done-before mission like ours. We’re looking for people who love working together because they know it makes us stronger, people who look to others and ask, “How can I help?” and then “How can we make this even better?” If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and help parents raise a financially smart generation, apply to join our team.
Greenlight is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on age, race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.