Director, Procurement

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Joining Collibra's Finance team:

Collibra’s Finance team is united by our relentless focus on building trusted business partnerships, solving difficult business challenges, scaling systems and processes for growth, and making a meaningful impact on our business. 

We embody our values of “We are one Collibra” by working, learning, and having fun together; as well as being “Open, direct and kind” with each other.  We are passionate about the role finance can play in shaping our business, take full ownership over the work we do, and are driven to get things done.

The Director of Procurement at Collibra is responsible for:
  • Building and scaling Collibra’s global procurement function.  Reporting into the VP, Finance, you will build a high-performing procurement team and partner closely with senior leadership across all functions to establish best practices in procurement strategy, systems, processes and policies.
  • Partnering closely with senior leadership across all Go-to-market, Product, Engineering, and G&A functions to understand and support business strategy and investment priorities.   Procurement should be seen as a strategic partner to drive economic value through cost-saving / cost-avoidance which can be reinvested back into driving Collibra’s growth.
  • Managing the procurement lifecycle with current and future vendors.  You will manage vendor relationships, monitor contract expirations, partner closely with internal stakeholders on strategies, and initiate renewal negotiations with suppliers.
  • Representing Collibra in commercial negotiations with vendors to drive favorable pricing and terms, and ensure risk mitigation.  You will lead strategic, potentially complex, multi-faceted negotiations with vendors, including technical service providers critical to Collibra’s day-to-day operations and long-term success.
  • Developing and communicating procurement best practices across the organization.  As a strategic partner to the business, you will develop, communicate, and implement an engagement model for the business built on procurement best practices.
  • Creating and monitoring procurement KPI’s/metrics.  You will develop metrics to measure procurement’s impact on the organization and track progress to goals.
You Have:
  • Risen through the ranks as a procurement analyst/manager yourself, and now have 8+ years experience in sourcing and/or procurement.
  • Deep knowledge of, and experience negotiating with many of the key, strategic vendors typical of a high-growth, SaaS technology company
  • Experience building and/or scaling procurement teams, tools, and processes in a high-growth, dynamic environment.
  • Implemented and driven adoption of company-wide, global procurement processes/best practices
  • Built, managed, mentored, and/or developed a high-performing procurement team
You Are:
  • A thoughtful collaborator, and great listener, keenly focused on understanding business challenges, building strong relationships and driving even stronger outcomes
  • A highly analytical problem-solver, with a propensity for taking action.
  • Able to “zoom in and out” of details when needed.  You love to “roll up the sleeves” and get into the data and analysis while keeping the bigger picture in focus.
  • An excellent communicator capable of translating complex, nuanced, or detailed analysis into clear, actionable summaries or recommendations.
  • Extremely organized, comfortable in ambiguity, and highly adaptable while creating clarity and focus in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Reporting to Collibra's VP of Finance, the Director of Procurement's measures of success are:
  • Within your first month, you will begin to develop cross functional relationships and understand the top priorities and procurement pain points of the business
  • Within your third month, you will have established a procurement strategy and roadmap for the future, while tackling “quick-win” pain points across the organization
  • Within your sixth month, you will have hired your first two direct reports and made progress on implementing a new procurement system and/or process
Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Manager Racial Injustice training and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.


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An Insider's view of Collibra

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There are a lot of options for when I want to be “distracted” from my work. The office has an amazing mix of personalities that blend together very well. It’s great to have exposure to the individuals who started this company, as well as the rest of the c-suite employees. The office is collaborative so it feels like your opinion actually matters.

Akil

Sales Development Representative

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Cross-team collaboration within Collibra is integral to my position. As an FP&A Analyst, I act as a financial advisor to co-workers across different teams to ensure business decisions and their corresponding impacts help achieve not just Collibra’s business goals, but Collibra’s financial goals as well.

Billy

FP&A Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Back in the summer of 2016, I started working at Collibra as an SDR. Fast-forward just two years, and not only have I had the opportunity to create a new account executive role, but I'm now the global sales leader for that team! Collibra is growing fast and there are loads of exciting opportunities available to those who want to work for it.

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Manager, Junior Account Executives

What makes someone successful on your team?

The customer advisory management team looks for people who are determined to drive value for our customers. They’re people who build strong relationships, identify challenges, and love to find solutions. It’s why our customers love us!

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Manager, Customer Advisory Management

What are Collibra Perks + Benefits

Collibra Benefits Overview

We strive to provide all Collibrians competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefit programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide bi-monthly lunch following our all-hands meetings.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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