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Global Procurement Manager R&D (m/f/x)

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

Job Description

Dynatrace is seeking a proven and dynamic leader to serve as our Global Procurement Manager based in our Engineering HQ in Linz or in our office in Vienna. This role will help develop and launch a centralized global procurement function as well as enhance our internal processes and controls.  A successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of business process transformation including automation initiatives.  As Global Procurement Manager, the individual will possess a high level of business acumen with a desire to partner with business leadership and assist as they scale their functions to support our fast-growing business.  We are building out this overall function to scale with the +30% growth our overall organization is seeing.  

We 'are looking for a Team member who is excited to support the buildout and development of a new Global Procurement Organization. Acting as a strong relationship-builder who can engage internally and externally to ensure that business needs are met quickly and efficiently. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • This role will be highly impactful to the business, driving process and procedure changes to create a more effective and efficient organization. 

  • Deliver bottom line results managing and owning IT & R&D spend. 

  • Develop, implement and execute sourcing strategies for the new Global Procurement Function. 

  • Document and share best practice methods, processes, policies, and ideas across the business functions; drive innovative thinking and process development throughout the organization. 

  • Managing sourcing and supplier engagement activities including Vendor Management, IT Software Library creations, spend pattern analysis, contract analysis, bid evaluation, negotiations, and supplier consolidation. 

  • Implement supplier selection processes and overall supplier performance metrics, using optimized spend analytics. 

  • Establishes preferred strategic supplier relationships 

  • Lead strategic projects in EMEA region to drive best practices in sourcing and supplier management 

  • Identification of strategic sourcing opportunities and support development & implementation of local (Austria) /regional (EMEA) category specific strategies. 

  • Build strong, trusting cross-functional relationships with leaders in all business functions. 

  • Work independently in a professional and organized manner while juggling multiple tasks. 

  • You will support the Director of Global Procurement and the Procurement Managers in the areas of procurement market research, data analysis and the presentation & benchmarking of market information/competition.  

  • Help to develop requirements & sourcing of CLM (contract lifecycle management) tools to ensure all contracts are effectively tracked, monitored and analyzed for alignment with business goals and compliance with contract terms. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and professional  record in overall Technology, SaaS & Tech Research and Development Procurement.  

  • 3+ years of strategic sourcing experience with demonstrated expertise in influencing business strategy, vendor relations, and negotiations. 

  • Experience negotiating SaaS and general service agreements for cloud-based platforms and applications. 

  • Experience working at a Global level with a proven track record of implementing procurement tools & processes to support a fast-growing function.  

  • Experience scaling supply chain operations and help support developing high performing teams within a fast growth, high change technology company 

  • Exceptional organization and communication skills and ability to multi-task, manage and prioritize tasks. 

  • Business fluent verbal and written communication skills in German and English required. 

  • Enlist strong process and project management skills/ability to manage change. 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Travel < 15%

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly.

  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research.

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging from full remote options to hybrid ones combining home and in-office work.

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries

  •  An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow.

  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals. 

  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team.

  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side.

  • Attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages.

 

Please kindly apply with your resume in English
 

Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 55,000 gross per year based on full-time employment. We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.    

In addition, if you are not living in the country you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance, support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, and a dedicated buddy program. 

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