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Global Procurement & Vendor Manager

Sydney, Australia
5 months ago
Full time role

Job Description

At Zoomo, our vision is to decarbonise the last mile delivery space. Whilst growing to be the world leader in providing e-bikes, for commercial use, we remain focussed on enhancing the rider’s experience for our customers.

Expect to join a fast-paced and supportive environment where opportunities are big and career development important. Zoomers represent over 20 nationalities and our leadership team originates from 8 different cultural backgrounds. You could be working with an ex-scuba instructor and master bakers on one day and an ex-professional basketball player and a rave enthusiast on another. If there is something different about you, you will fit right in.

The Role

Procurement at Zoomo is one of the most pivotal functions enabling the company’s ambitious targets. In today’s highly disrupted and fast-moving world, finding the right vendors and setting up the right partnerships is paramount to keep Zoomo on its hyper-growth trajectory. Our procurement function is not only outward-facing but also deeply embedded in many internal departments assuring Zoomo’s high-quality standards, ambitious cost targets and breakneck deployment speeds are always met.

We are looking for a procurement professional ready to take the next step and build a global procurement function from scratch, futureproofing Zoomo’s sourcing of goods and services by finding the right suppliers that not only provide best in class products and support but are able to support Zoomo’s growth.
If you are the Queen of negotiations or the King of RFx, a self-starter seeing the true value in a product, if you are passionate about sourcing vehicles & electronic goods across the globe, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and run efficient RFx processes with quick turnaround times for bikes, mopeds, accessories, IoT and other services able to scale with the company.
  • Lead cross-functional scoping activity for tendering with Zoomo hardware product team, operations, finance, supply chain, and legal
  • Assess, select and sign best in class suppliers around the globe able to meet Zoomo quality standards
  • Negotiate superior terms enabling Zoomo’s high paced asset deployment strategy
  • Create and manage a vendor performance program allowing Zoomo to improve vendor delivery
  • Own Zoomo's pricing and terms roadmap
  • Embody Zoomo’s mission & values

Requirements

  • 2+ years of working experience in a procurement, buyer, category, or sourcing position in companies buying/selling manufactured goods internationally
  • Sound knowledge of procurement concepts, processes, activities, and contract law
  • Track record of successful negotiation of multi-million dollars contract
  • Experience with scoping, running, closing tendering process efficiently
  • Superior communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in influencing and guiding cross-functional teams for procurement projects at all levels
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks at once and take initiative in a constantly changing work environment
  • Experience in electronic, automotive, or micro-mobility industry highly regarded
  • Experience in a scale-up company highly regarded
  • Ability to speak Mandarin or one European language highly regarded

Benefits

We are a startup in every sense of the word. Expect autonomy, visibility, breakneck pace, ground breaking technology, barriers to overcome, problems to pursue. Do you want to be part of a huge growth story, lead the charge and smash through barriers? Do you get your energy from seeing the direct impact of your work on customers who need our solution? If so, we want to talk to you!

At Zoomo, we offer:

  • The chance to be part of an organisation in hyper-growth mode with plenty of opportunity for personal development
  • Flexible workplace with a team of extraordinary, motivated and fun co-workers
  • Autonomy and ownership of the work you do, with flexible hours
  • The full support of an experienced management team in helping you meet your targets and your professional development goals via daily contact, weekly check-ins, in-person workshops, etc.
  • Comprehensive remuneration package and benefits

Zoomo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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