Procurement Analyst (Position located in Utrecht, Netherlands)
KnowBe4, Inc. is the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide use KnowBe4's platform to mobilize their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make better security decisions, every day.
We have ranked a best place to work for women, millennials, and in technology nationwide by Fortune Magazine as well as #1 or #2 in The Tampa Bay Top Workplaces Survey for the last six years.
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The Procurement Analyst will assist in the sourcing, planning, and contracting for direct procurement and indirect procurement of goods and services upon request from various departments internationally. In addition, this position will be responsible for researching price discrepancies, and analyzing data for presentation to key stakeholders. The individual in this role must have the ability to identify opportunities and influence key stakeholders to execute on procurement decisions and supply initiatives that are in the best business interest of our brands. This person will also support the Controller organization in rolling out an International Procure to Pay workflow, and will actively collaborate with the International Accounts Payable Specialist also located in Utrecht. The ideal candidate will handle the complete procurement process including, but not limited to, vendor onboarding, receiving/tracking new requests, obtaining quotes, preparing RFx's (as needed), negotiations, PO creation, and managing contract revisions along with Legal.
Identify, recommend, and participate in process improvement initiatives based on industry best practices for procurement
Negotiate with vendors to obtain the best possible terms
Work with multiple departments across several countries during the procurement process to help facilitate the purchase of goods and services
Analyze and track vendor performance on a continual basis
Provide valuable and actionable data to support year over year cost savings and cost avoidance
Assist in developing and managing efforts in sourcing and procurement
Create forecasts of spend and analysis and present results to executive leadership
Assist budget owners and requesters in the preparation of requests for proposals (RFP), request for qualifications (RFQ), procurement contracts, amendments, and other related procurement documents.
Monitor and strategically manage supplier relationships
Identify and resolve contractual issues while collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree Business Administration, Finance or a related field required
A minimum of 3-5 years in an analyst role
Previous experience in Supply Chain and/or Procurement preferred
Experience with Gmail and Excel
Experience in SaaS company preferred
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change
Excellent time management and organization skills
Team player with strong communication and problem solving skills as well as leadership capabilities
Strong analytical skills (researching, analyzing and interpreting data)
Strong negotiation skills
Exceptional organizational abilities, time management and interpersonal skills
Note: An applicant assessment and background check may be part of your hiring procedure.
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