Procurement Manager (f/d/m)

Trade Republic

Trade Republic

Operations
Lehi, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

Please note that this position is based in Berlin, Germany - relocation support is provided if required.

LIGHTHOUSE FOR TALENT

At Trade Republic, we are on a mission to empower everyone to create wealth with easy, safe and free access to the financial system. With over four million customers we are the largest savings platforms in Europe, with users holding over €35 billion on our platform.

We are seen as the go-to-destination for top talent from across the globe. Everyday we strive to make Trade Republic a great environment to do the best work of your life, surrounded by exceptional, caring and passionate colleagues. In addition to learning and growing with a world-class team, you will build a destination for millions of people across Europe to create wealth.



ABOUT THE TEAM


The Procurement team is responsible for securing the best agreements for our company’s products and services. We work closely with all functions within the company to support their needs and find solutions that meet our high standards for quality and cost. We play a crucial role in helping our company stay competitive by establishing strong relationships with key partners and vendors.

As generalists, we get up to speed on new technologies and services on a daily basis to identify business opportunities, reduce risk exposures and anchor the firm in the broader tech ecosystem.



WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • You will contribute to the development and implementation of procurement strategies, which revolves around process-building to streamline the sourcing, evaluation and enrolment of key vendors onto the Trade Republic ecosystem
  • You will play an active role in designing, executing and managing the procurement process, which may involve creating requests for proposals (RFPs), evaluating bids, and coordinating the selection with internal stakeholders
  • You will negotiate new contracts and renewals with vendors, including tenure, the terms of price, payments, and other important details in coordination with Finance
  • You will assist in controlling costs related to procurement activities, including the cost of tech, licenses, services, and advisors
  • You will provide visibility to functions of the costs incurred and work jointly with them if corrective actions are required
  • You will maintain accurate records and documentation related to procurement activities, including contracts and purchase orders
  • You will contribute to the identification and management of risks related to procurement activities, including the risk of supplier failure



WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Qualifications: You have graduated from a top-tier university with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Economics or related field
  • You are technology savvy and have the ability to work cross functionally
  • You are highly organized with the ability to balance multiple projects
  • You build rapport quickly both internally and externally, with a client-first mentality
  • You run commercial discussions effectively and define negotiation strategies to meet your objective
  • You can make a good business case and convince people to help you execute
  • You keep your cool under pressure and interact confidently with stakeholders of all levels
  • You are curious by nature, a motivated self-starter and you care about making an impact
  • You get things done and are always focused on results
  • You are fluent in English, both written and spoken



WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY NOW

At Trade Republic you will get to do the best work of your career. We are a destination for people who are exceptional at what they do. Every day, we strive to build a world-class team and provide the space for people to do their best. We have a relentless ambition of raising the bar and expect the best from ourselves. Through our dedicated people-first management approach and transparent career paths, you will have the opportunity to develop and grow your career like never before. And because you are surrounded by a diverse team of high performers, you will be learning every day.

You will play an important role in fixing one of the largest challenges we face - closing the pension gap and democratizing wealth. Trade Republic is a place where your job, your career and your passions intersect. If this gets you fired up, just like it does for all of us at Trade Republic, then reach out!

Trade Republic embraces diversity and strives for equal opportunity for everyone. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, characteristics, perspectives and skills. We encourage applicants of diverse gender, age, sexuality, religion, ethnicity, disability status and parental status to apply to our roles, or those from other intersecting minority groups not listed. The more diverse and inclusive we are as a team, the greater our work will be. If we can support you on DEI related questions during the interview process, please reach out to talentacquisition@traderepublic.com.