Description

At Shutterfly, we’re all about people — bringing them together, making them feel welcome, and connecting them to experiences. We make our customers’ memories last a lifetime by capturing, preserving, and sharing them through photography and personalized products. Through our family of brands, trend setting products, cutting edge technology, and best in class customer service, we help our customers, and each other, share life’s joy.

Shutterfly is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager who will negotiate contracts, analyze commercial terms, and optimize pricing across several categories of indirect spend – IT, Marketing, HR, Services, CAPEX, etc. In this individual contributor role, the candidate will develop category strategies with vendors and leverage market intelligence to develop new supply sources. A successful candidate will have experience in best-practice procurement methods and business processes, as they work to build strong partnerships with internal stakeholders, influence and align roadmaps, and cultivate vendor partnerships.

What You'll Do Here:
• Manage contracts and license agreements to ensure that obligations are met and the process for tracking renewals or replacement of existing agreements is managed and scalable
• Prepare RFQs, RFPs, bid documents, analyze and evaluate proposals, and administer the evaluation process
• Actively manage designated suppliers and contribute to initiatives aimed at bettering financial and operational performance
• Negotiate favorable terms and conditions
• Provide thought leadership from a procurement/sourcing perspective and work with business partners to develop new and creative strategies
• Help troubleshoot and resolve process issues impacting internal stakeholders
• Work with legal and finance on approval of agreements per signature authorization policy

The Skills You'll Bring:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or a technical field
• Minimum of 5 years experience in a professional procurement function
• Strong negotiation skills and demonstrated ability to work with suppliers
• Understanding of technical solutions available in the marketplace
• Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication
• Proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders and influence senior leadership
• Strong financial and analytical skills


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