Director of Procurement & Facilities
Emburse
Admin
6d ago

At Emburse our mission is to help make our users’ lives and their businesses better. We are dramatically transforming how organizations manage corporate expenses and invoices.

We humanize work by automating manual tasks and saving users’ time, so they can focus on what matters most their family, community, or more rewarding work.

We help CFO's give their employees a simple and amazing experience while ensuring compliance and reducing costs. Our solutions are tailored for companies from start-ups to enterprises.

We have more than 16,000 clients and 9 million users globally.

Emburse has offices across North America, including Los Angeles, Montreal, Portland (ME), San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto, as well as locations in the UK, Germany, Spain, and Australia.

Our core values - Sincerity, Empathy, Empowerment, Individuality, and Teamwork - reflect who we are as a company. They are central to the decisions we make and the interactions we have with our teams, customers, and partners.

As a people-focused company, we are seeking candidates who align with our values.

Emburse is a proud recipient of a 2020 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius and a 2020 IDC SaaS CSAT Award for Travel and Expense.

These awards celebrate companies that have gone above and beyond to provide their communities, clients, and front-line workers with support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are a people-first company, and this award is a testament to our mission to humanize work.

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What you'll do

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing the sourcing, procurement, and facility management processes for the organization
  • Lead spend analysis efforts to understand aggregate organizational spend by category for the purpose of developing sourcing, category management and transactional procurement strategies
  • Develop a strategic sourcing plan and category roadmap that leverages organizational spend to increase purchasing power, reduce cost, improve quality and eliminate redundancy
  • Recommend and implement procurement policies that drive contract compliance and reduce leakage
  • Implement contract negotiation best practices that optimize the use of discounts, payment terms and billing frequency to improve EBITDA and cash flow
  • Establish purchasing strategies, develop supplier relationships, and recommend enhancements to the global purchasing process
  • Provide thought leadership on demand and supplier trends to identify opportunities for better business outcomes
  • Drive adoption of global sourcing strategies across the enterprise and ensure ongoing teamwork
  • Work with Business Partners and functional colleagues to gather business requirements for category strategy development
  • Develop Procurement KPIs to evaluate and monitor the efficiency of an organization's procurement management.
  • Develop and own the real estate strategy. Identify when we should open offices, when we should close them or consolidate them.
  • Identify how we can get more leverage from our real estate portfolio

  • Keep and maintain an updated real estate portfolio at all times
  • Oversee the design, planning, budget and build-out / construction of the company's physical office spaces in compliance with local building codes
  • Lead the bidding / RFP, selection, and contract negotiation processes for facility contractors and vendors, and oversee performance results and the lifecycle of the relationship
  • Participate in the budget planning process and ensure the department is operating within the approved budget in a cost-effective and timely manner
  • What we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Sourcing, Supply Chain Management or Business (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Experience in the technology industry with knowledge across a wide range of procurement categories
  • 10+ years experience of related work including procurement / sourcing experience with increasing global responsibility and experience in a matrixed company environment
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Facilities Management & Services including managing corporate facilities, reviewing legal lease agreements, and managing real estate lease negotiations
  • Emburse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

    In addition to federal law requirements, Emburse complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company has facilities.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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