Stripe Strategic Sourcing Lead

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Stripe is building a world class Procurement team that strives to maximize value for the organisation through supply optimization strategies, supplier negotiations, ensuring appropriate service level agreement terms, and holding suppliers accountable for meeting business requirements. We’re looking for a Strategic Sourcing Lead to join our Financial Operations team and help us build a leading procurement model for Stripe and drive organizational transformation.

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will focus on establishing trusted business partner relationships across Stripe to ensure early and active participation across the full lifecycle of strategic sourcing and corporate procurement, including: sourcing strategies, RFP development & analysis, supplier selection, contract negotiations, contract preparation/review/analysis, and supplier onboarding.

You will: 

  • Work closely with internal teams to drive enterprise-level procurement solutions and increase supplier management effectiveness
  • Lead cross functional sourcing and supplier management programs which deliver cost savings and value while mitigating risk with critical suppliers
  • Be an active champion across the company supporting our third party risk programs and fiscal initiatives when engaging in Procurement activities
  • Deliver on strategic sourcing management goals including cost savings and spend under management, and implement any necessary process enhancements to ensure that those goals are achieved
  • Help to develop and execute a roadmap for Strategic Sourcing including resource needs and technology requirements
  • Evaluate existing supplier base and identify rationalization and/or RFx opportunities in partnership with business teams and Finance, allowing Stripe to maximize negotiating leverage
  • Participate in establishing short-term and long range planning and budget development of the company to support strategic business goals  
  • Develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection strategy domestically and internationally  
  • Develop and regularly publish strategic sourcing KPI trends and spend insights for Finance leadership 

 We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 10+ years of procurement experience including 5+ years strategic sourcing experience in a varying set of spend categories 
  • Led high-impact transformational projects with clear goals and accountabilities to ensure successful delivery (on time, within budget, meeting agreed upon success criteria)
  • Knowledge of the legal terminology and language related to supplier agreements and contracts, particularly in the technology space  
  • Has excellent presentation, communication and influencing skills with conviction to speak their mind amongst executives  
  • Strong knowledge of technologies in the Procurement ecosystem (CLM, e-sourcing, spend analytics, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently in a scaling and rapidly changing environment 
  • A strong work ethic based on a desire to exceed expectations
  • Ability to partner cross-functionally across the breadth of Stripe teams
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to evaluate business value against supplier risks

 Nice to haves:

  • Global Sourcing experience, project management skills  
  • History of scaling procurement expertise through stakeholder training and development of effective process changes
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