The Procurement Operations Specialist will report to and support Tanium’s Procurement Operations Manager, working hand and hand with them to continually identify areas of opportunities for process improvement and the development of efficiencies. The candidate taking this role should be prepared to work heavily within the procurement systems including Coupa, Apttus, ITSC (ticketing), and Smartsheet with the ability to learn new systems as Tanium strategically transitions over time.  This role will require a basic understanding and working knowledge of vendor contract inclusions and terminology.  It is important the candidate has excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic.  They must thrive in process-oriented tasks balanced with the ability to strategically problem solve.  Analytical skills are a plus for this role.


What you’ll do:

    • Provide administrative support for Tanium’s Procurement Operation Functions, including but not limited to the:
    • Day to day quality control of the Procurement system
    • Contract Renewal Program 
    • Vendor Management Program  
    • Procurement ticketing queue
    • Support the Procurement Category Managers in maintaining the contract renewal database to meet critical milestones
    • Support in preparing for Tanium’s ISO certification and other periodic audits
    • Basic data analytics and reporting
    • Coordinate contracts through the contract lifecycle, including identifying contractual requirements, tracking critical milestones, and reporting
    • Onboard and offboard vendors experience is preferred
    • Coordinate with Coupa Systems Administrator when system issues are encountered and assist with testing
    • Contribute to Procurement Operations Projects and help facilitate implementation.
    • Organize, prioritize, and track multiple action items.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Education:

    • BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Finance, or other related fields required or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Experience:
    • Min 2 years of related administrative, contracts or procurement experience
    • Project management and Process Management skills helpful
    • Solid experience reading and working with vendor contracts
    • Data analytics skills using excel, and PowerBI or similar platforms
    • Experience in business or administrative operations
    • Highly proficient in excel and O365 suite
    • Experience with Coupa or other web base P2P platform
    • Experience with project management software such as Smartsheet, MS Project, or similar preferred
    • Experience collaborating with a PMO organization preferred
  • Others:
    • Organized, and dependable with strong attention to detail Demonstrates ability to prioritize workload and manage time effectively
    • Demonstrates initiative and motivation
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to think outside the box to find solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to follow up with stakeholders to achieve results
    • Person of high ethics and integrity
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Ability to work autonomously at times with strong judgement
    • Self-starter
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