Manager, Technical Purchasing at Tinder | Powderkeg

Location: Dallas, Texas

Employment Type: Regular

Team: Undefined

Match Group is looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to help coordinate and manage purchasing projects globally.

Match Group, through its portfolio companies, is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Our portfolio of brands includes Tinder, Match, OkCupid, Hinge, PlentyOfFish, as well as a number of other brands, each designed to increase our users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Managing purchasing and vendor relationships through the entire lifecycle, including identifying business needs, contract negotiations, day-to-day relationship building/strengthening, and responding to escalations as needed
  • Tracking, analyzing, and reporting on planned and achieved purchasing initiatives globally
  • Implementing strategies and processes that will enable us to scale how we work with partners, including how to leverage internal intelligence regarding vendor relationships across the Match Group enterprise for shared and common services
  • Working closely with stakeholders across Match Group brands and cross-functional teams (Engineering, Product, Finance, Legal, Safety, Marketing) to identify and implement solutions to address their needs
  • Working in partnership with Legal and Finance to support negotiation of cost-efficient agreements
  • Coordinating with Finance, Accounting, and Tax teams as it relates to payment terms and invoicing

We could be a match if:

  • You have experience managing vendor relationships for a large organization
  • You have previously negotiated commercial contract terms (experience with contracts where annual spend greater than $1M is preferred)
  • You have excellent project management skills and experience working across various stakeholder teams to ensure deadlines are met
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to understand and meet stakeholders’ needs across a wide variety of functions
  • You have strong agency, can handle ambiguity in a fast-moving environment, and thrive on a high level of responsibility and autonomy
  • You have a high level of enthusiasm and the ability to organize large groups with different objectives
  • You have 2+ years technical purchasing experience (software, hardware, SaaS, and cloud)
  • You have strong negotiation and relationship management skills
  • You are an excellent and confident communicator (both written and spoken)
  • You have a positive attitude, are adaptable, resourceful, a team player and self-starter, someone who can work with limited oversight
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree

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Why Match Group?

Our mission is simple – to help people find love and happiness! We love our employees too – here are some examples how:

Annual training budget for each employee

100% employer match on 401k contributions

Specific COVID-19 allowance for home office set-up

Matched giving to qualified organizations

100% paid Parental Leave for up to 20 weeks

Happy Hours and Company events

At Match Group, we represent a collection of unique brands - but we all focus together on the health and safety of all of our employees. That's why we require that employees are fully-vaccinated when in person at any US office or company-sponsored fun. If you need to talk through this in-person vaccine requirement, our People team can work with you through our accommodations review process.

_We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value the rich dynamics that diversity brings to our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), gender identity or expression, uniformed service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. Period. _

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Manager, Technical Purchasing
  • Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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