Procurement Manager

Paris
Finance /
Permanent /
Hybrid
πŸ‘« About the team

Our Finance team is the go-to team for all things finance related at Equativ, including very operational topics. The team is composed of a FP&A team, an Accounting team, a US Finance team and a Finance Ops team.
In the context of continuous growth of the Group, we are reinforcing the team by adding a Procurement team to reinforce our controls on external spends

✏️ What you'll do

The primary responsibility of this role will be to improve our purchasing processes, structure them and improve our ROI on external spends that way. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that internal customers are satisfied in terms of cost, quality, deadlines, and service level agreements from suppliers. This includes developing and executing strategies to source and negotiate software contracts, managing supplier relationships, and ensuring that the company gets the best possible value for its software purchases.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and results-oriented individual with excellent communication, negotiation, and IT purchasing skills. They will also be able to liaise with very senior stakeholders at the group level.

Responsibilities:

    • Develop a strategy and action plan for the software scope with a focus on leased servers and partially cloud by analyzing the needs of internal clients
    • Develop and execute strategies to source and negotiate software contracts
    • Manage supplier relationships
    • Ensure that the company gets the best possible value for its software purchases
    • Liaise with group-level senior and director stakeholders

πŸ’ͺ About you

    • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a related field
    • 7+ years of experience in software procurement
    • Strong understanding of purchasing, cloud services, and IT software
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Fluent english, both written and orally, is mandatory
πŸ‘‹ About us 
Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, LiquidM and Nowtilus β€” four proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply- side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication.

Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally with a team of more than 550 people in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology. Learn more at Equativ.com.

The company is ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and in the Financial Times’ FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

Equativ (formerly Smart AdServer) has been awarded the HappyIndex@Work label and is proud to be among the best companies in the ChooseMyCompany ranking, recognized for its flexible working environment.

Come and lead the charge with us in building a transparent ecosystem based on quality!

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Equativ is an equal opportunity employer. Equal access to employment, services, and programs are available to everyone, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation throughout the application and/or interview process, please contact the recruitment team at ta-team@equativ.com