Senior Contracts Negotiator

Fastly

Contract Position

Summary

Fastly is seeking a highly skilled Senior Contracts Negotiator to join their Indirect Procurement Team, responsible for sourcing, commercial negotiations, and reporting across all internal departments and indirect purchasing categories.

What you'll do

  • Negotiate and structure complex new and existing supplier contracts through a data-driven negotiation strategy
  • Communicate relevant contract details to key stakeholders (e.g. Law, Finance, Engineering, IT, Sales, Marketing, etc.) as required
  • Drive Procurement goals including supplier consolidation, segmentation, and spend reduction in every negotiation
  • Perform regular reviews of existing contracts; track deadlines, research alternatives, and identify cost-saving opportunities
  • Manage all aspects of the Supplier Lifecycle from sourcing to offboarding
  • Align purchasing practices to support Fastly’s overall business strategy
  • Build relationships and partner closely with key business stakeholders to drive negotiation and cost savings success
  • Coordinate appropriate resources in support of new purchases (e.g. IT, Quality/Regulatory, R&D, etc.)
  • Track and maintain monthly Procurement Team metrics for senior leadership and board review
  • Create and maintain audience-specific purchasing documentation for the Procurement Team and all internal stakeholders
  • Delight internal customers and business partners through excellent customer service

Requirements

  • 10+ years of related experience in a sourcing, buying or negotiation function with a proven track record of success
  • Experience reviewing various types of contracts (including but not limited to: Software (both SaaS and On-Prem), Sponsorship, Contractor / Consulting, Advertising, Benefits, Events and successfully negotiating beneficial outcomes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with a passion for details
  • An agile, highly-motivated, self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who is able to quickly adjust to the changing priorities of a growth company
  • Excellent relationship development skills to foster partnerships across all departments and levels of the organization, including multiple time zones and diverse geographical locations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Proficient with Excel and Google Sheets, e.g. formulas like XLOOKUP/SUMIFS, pivot tables, executive level presentations
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • A sense of curiosity and desire to learn everyday

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Location

Denver, CO

Contract Length

Not specified

Compensation

$111,000 - $138,750 (per year)

Keywords

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