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Strategic Sourcing Category Manager

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.

Role Description

Dropbox is seeking an experienced Sourcing Manager to join the foundation of our growing Supply Chain team. You will be responsible for building the software and professional services sourcing landscapes that will enable Dropbox to scale beyond our current one billion files/day stored by 700M+ users and support new product launches.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a trusted adviser, and subject matter expert, leading Software and Professional Services procurement across multiple Dropbox teams 
  • Leverage experience in IT Application Services Category - IT Project Development / Application Maintenance Support / SaaS implementation
  • Lead the strategic vendor relationships with key partners including vendor selection, pricing negotiations, new product introduction, and contract negotiations
  • Strong ability to determine contractual/financial exposure and lead contract negotiations
  • Knowledge of software and professional services contracting trends, licensing models - traditional and emerging contract/vendor performance models
  • Where applicable, understanding of government and industry regulations that will influence contracting approach and vendor behavior (for example, SOX, SECURITY)
  • Implement “best in class” sourcing improvements
  • Build strong relationships for constant collaboration with key internal stakeholders including, product, engineering, finance, legal and business leaders
  • As a Sourcing Manager at Dropbox you are responsible for developing and executing Sourcing Strategy across global vendors. We're looking for a self starter who will thrive in an often-times ambiguous environment and isn’t afraid of a challenge. 

Requirements

  • BA/BS or equivalent with 5+ years of relevant experience; 8+ years experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years as a Sourcing or Procurement Manager at a major technology company with large cloud infrastructure footprint. 
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to influence, develop productive working relationships, and lead technical teams and key stakeholders from different business functions
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain and procurement principles and processes
  • Strength in negotiations, cost/price analysis is essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Experience delivering compelling presentations and leading meetings

Total Rewards

US Zone 1
$159,000—$215,000 USD
US Zone 2
$143,100—$193,500 USD
US Zone 3
$127,200—$172,000 USD

The range(s) listed above is the expected annual salary/OTE for this role, subject to change.

Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation.  We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range.

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:
• US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro
• US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington DC metro, and West Virginia (DC metro)
• US Zone 3: All other US locations

Dropbox is a Virtual First company and is open to hiring candidates in all authorized locations. However, for this role, the locations posted are preferred.

Benefits

Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, Volunteer time off and more
  • Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support  

Mental Health and Wellness benefits Free Dropbox space for your friends and family 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.