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Salesforce.com, Inc Sr. Manager, Procurement M&A Integration in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Job Category

Program/Project Management

Job Details

Global Procurement and Sourcing (GPS) is part of the CFO’s organization. Our team touches everyone at Salesforce that interacts with a supplier, purchases something, engages a contractor, or supports a data center. We leverage the Salesforce platform to drive efficiency and standardization in our processes.

Role Description:

We are looking for a Sr. Manager, Procurement M&A Integration who will focus on Strategic Sourcing activities to integrate the supply chain of our acquired companies. You will work with a Procurement M&A Integration team that is responsible for aligning procurement processes and providing training and support for our new employees on both interim and end-state processes. The end-to-end integration is highly data driven and you will use your analytical skills to prioritize and identify opportunities for supplier and contract consolidation, renegotiation, or termination. You will also work with the team to evolve the integration strategy and process based on lessons learned and new system capabilities. This is a highly cross-functional role within Procurement and the Finance organization, as well as with Real Estate, IT, Technology & Products, Marketing, Legal, and Security.

Your Impact:

Success will be measured by your ability to work with the acquired company and Strategic Sourcing to rationalize the supply base and create a roadmap of contract transitions while you minimize disruption of work. Communication, engagement, and alignment with your stakeholders are key. Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Identify shared and net new suppliers between the companies, and determine appropriate transition plans and actions in partnership with the acquired company and internal teams

  • Develop a prioritized list of supplier transitions and revisit as new information is obtained

  • Create a pipeline of future contracting activities by contract expiration and renewal date

  • Identify opportunities to leverage buying power by utilizing global deals and suppliers across the region and enterprise

  • Serve as a liaison between Global Strategic Sourcing, the business, M&A teams, and the Supplier community

  • Enforce interim operating rules between acquisition close and procurement cut-over

  • Contribute to the transition of Contingent Workers to Salesforce programs

  • Create and utilize custom reports and dashboards in Salesforce to interpret and transform data into actionable information to move the integration activities forward

  • Build and maintain presentations to share information and status with stakeholders

  • Respond quickly to service or business disruption to get back on track

  • Identify opportunities to improve the Procurement Integration program and data strategy in order to increase efficiency, ensure compliance, or drive down speed to integrate

  • Build relationships and drive partnership with other functional integration teams by using your strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Basic Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of experience in Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or business consulting

  • Advanced understanding of supplier contracts

  • Passionate about customer success

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues and do what it takes to resolve quickly

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Self-motivation/willingness to take initiative

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in building category strategies, sourcing pipeline, savings methodology

  • Success in developing and executing strategic procurement plans that result in cost savings and efficiencies

  • Knowledge of procure-to-pay processes

  • M&A integration experience

  • Experience with the salesforce platform

  • Knowledge of Finance Business Systems - Oracle, Coupa, and emerging P2P platforms such as e-Procurement, contract management, RFx tools, and supplier relationship management (SRM)

About Salesforce

Founded in 1999, Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform their businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way. We harness technologies that can revolutionize companies, careers, and, hopefully, our world.

Salesforce is built on a set of four core values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, and Equality. By making technology more accessible, we're helping create a future with greater opportunity and equality for all. This has taken our company to great heights, including being named one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®" 2020 — 12 years in a row.

There are those who choose to work with the best and brightest. And then, there are those who want to do more than just a job. They are the ones improving lives, not only their careers. Having an impact now instead of later. Doing something that’s so much bigger than themselves, an industry, and their company.

We believe everyone can be a Trailblazer. Join Salesforce and discover a future of new opportunities.

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Founded in 1999, Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform their businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way. We harness technologies that can revolutionize companies, careers, and, hopefully, our world.

Salesforce is built on a set of four core values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, and Equality. By making technology more accessible, we're helping create a future with greater opportunity and equality for all. This has taken our company to great heights, including being ranked by Fortune as one of the “Most Admired Companies in the World” and one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” eleven years in a row, and named “Innovator of the Decade” and one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” eight years in a row by Forbes.

There are those who choose to work with the best and brightest. And then, there are those who want to do more than just a job. They are the ones improving lives, not only their careers. Having an impact now instead of later. Doing something that’s so much bigger than themselves, an industry, and their company.

We believe everyone can be a Trailblazer. Join Salesforce and discover a future of new opportunities.

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