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Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Analyst



IT, Operations
Chicago, IL, USA · Tempe, AZ, USA · Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

About the Team

The Global Strategic Sourcing and Procurement team at DoorDash is responsible for aligning effective sourcing and purchasing strategies with long-term business goals. This team conducts the business process to analyze, review, and implement third-party external spend, while ensuring procurement resources are efficient and focused on important categories or larger company initiatives.

About the Role

The Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Analyst will be a generalist on the Global Strategic Sourcing and Procurement team. This is a new individual contributor role for our team, who will be involved in several categories such as Business Process Outsourcing, Professional Services, Marketing and Real Estate. This person will drive success in processes, systems, and contract negotiation. You will drive efficiency and savings by adopting a ”spend it like it is yours” mindset.

You will report into the Manager, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement on our Global Strategic Sourcing team in our Finance organization. You will work hybrid, going onsite to a local DoorDash office.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Guide business stakeholders through DoorDash procurement and sourcing standardized processes, including: Corporate policies, Purchase Requisition/Order platform management, Contract Lifecycle Management and Template management (RFx, vendor scorecards, new request intake, requirement gathering)
  • Perform contract review and contract execution activities, including: Non-Disclosure Agreements, Statements of Work, Master Service Agreements, etc. You will ensure key commercial terms are negotiated and documented in applicable agreements.
  • Demonstrate a customer-centric approach when resolving issues.
  • Influence, educate and manage internal stakeholders on best practices for sourcing and contracting towards long-term solutions.
  • Benchmark and facilitate best practices, analyze and monitor compliance, and drive improvements through reporting and recommendations.

We're excited about you because…

  • 1-3 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Operations, Strategy, or related role in well established companies
  • Demonstrated the ability to take complex concepts and present them in a consumable way to influence stakeholders
  • Experienced with Google Suite or related software, such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experienced with Coupa (or comparable P2P system) and Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) platform.
  • Participated in improving strategic sourcing best practices and negotiation.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.