Strategic Sourcing Manager

Cribl does differently.

What does that mean? It means we are a serious company that doesn’t take itself too seriously; and we’re looking for people who love to get stuff done, and laugh a bit along the way. We’re growing rapidly – looking for collaborative, curious, and motivated team members who are passionate about putting customers first. As a remote-first company we believe in empowering our employees to do their best work, wherever they are.

As the data engine for IT and Security many of the biggest names in the most demanding industries trust Cribl to solve their most pressing data needs. Ready to do the best work of your career? Join the herd and unlock your opportunity.

About The Opportunity

This role will be reporting to our Dir, Procurement within our Finance department. As a Strategic Sourcing Manager at Cribl, you will be a pivotal player in overseeing our corporate service spend, with a primary focus on marketing, consulting, and professional services. This role may also involve assistance in other categories as needed. As a young team, you will be instrumental in shaping our procurement strategies and ensuring that our service spend aligns with our overall Cribl’s objectives.

What You’ll Accomplish

  • Effectively capture and articulate internal requirements to align with business needs.
  • Communicate proactively with vendors and manage supplier relationships to ensure alignment with our business objectives.
  • Drive supplier performance to promote success and growth within our company.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in performing data analysis related to Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), spend optimization, and cost modeling.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to influence and guide decision-making processes.
  • Negotiate contracts and costs with vendors to ensure optimal terms for Cribl.
  • Manage vendor relationships from procurement to payment (P2P) and oversee the entire procurement cycle.
  • Develop and monitor procurement goals, ensuring they are in line with company objectives.

What You’ll Bring

  • Possess a strategic mindset with thought leadership abilities.
  • Strong communication, organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with proven leadership experience in a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • 5+ years of experience in Category Management/Strategic Sourcing/Procurement in well established companies
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills – self starter and change agent capable of influencing strategy and decisions
  • Demonstrated experience forging relationships with executives, stakeholders, & suppliers
  • Ability to lead various financial analysis such as cost modeling, total cost of ownership, build vs. buy
  • Able to work with a high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in G-suite, Excel (can perform complex functions) , PowerPoint, Zip, Netsuite, Navan or similar systems

Preferred Skills

Hypergrowth company experience

Enterprise SaaS Company Experience

Marketing category experience

Salary Range ($111,000 – $159,000)

The salary for this role is dependent on geographic location. The salary offered within the range described will be based on the individual candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a competitive salary, Cribl also offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance, paid holidays and paid time off, a fertility treatment benefit, 401(k), equity, and eligibility for a discretionary company-wide bonus.

Bring Your Whole Self

Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed, and we work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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Posted By

Nicholas Fratto


United States

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