Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Dropbox, Remote - Canada

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Role Description

Dropbox Strategic Sourcing team is seeking a Sourcing Analyst to support our business partners in various functions. This is a great opportunity for you to get exposure to different departments, products, and services at Dropbox. This role is excellent for a recent graduate with a Supply Chain Management degree or related field or someone with at least 2-3 years of related work experience. This role will be exposed to all things Sourcing and Procurement across indirect categories of spend with mentoring, guidance and training provided. You should be a self-motivated and result driven individual who has strong analytical background in order to optimize complex projects. Additionally, the candidate is expected to be a strong communicator and influencer, with the ability to concisely and effectively communicate with multiple stakeholders and drive innovations and changes. Our procurement team is filled with creative out-of-the-box thinkers and you should be too! As a sourcing associate you will become a person of many hats; negotiator, actor, analyst, mediator, project manager etc.
2 primary functions of this role are: (1) Assist in and or drive contract negotiations (2) Partner with Sourcing and cross functional teams on transformational projects. 

Responsibilities

  • Support Dropbox’s purchasing and T&E policies 
  • Encouraging and supporting use of digital strategic sourcing tools to augment the team
  • Partner with our business partners to do their best work by enabling third party purchases in a timely manner while protecting Dropbox’s customers, reputation, operations, legal and financial risk
  • Contribute to savings and non-financial targets for the sourcing portfolio
  • Perform financial analysis and present findings to stakeholders
  • Evaluating efficiency of processes and adjusting as needed
  • Review contractual and non-contractual documents
  • Able to work cross-functionally on sourcing related initiatives

Requirements 

  • High level of interest in procurement and sourcing  
  • Able to navigate ambiguity and remain resilient through ups and downs
  • Financial acumen and experience or experience working closely with Finance and Accounting
  • Experience working in a metrics-driven or data-driven environment
  • Ability to provide insight for data and reporting
  • Detailed oriented and process driven
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • A very high level of self-motivation, initiative, passion, excitement to work cross-functionally and excellent interpersonal skills are a MUST have for this role!
  • 2-3 years of experience in a related field or recent college grad with a Supply Chain degree or related degree

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