Procurement Manager at Atlassian

Finance & Accounting, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney finance full-time
Posted 23 days ago

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Atlassians can choose to work remotely or return to an office, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

Atlassian is seeking a specialist in procurement processes, operations, and project management for our global procurement organisation. This role will be responsible for leading strategic and highly visible initiatives that improve the procurement service offerings for our rapidly growing international organisation. Reporting to the Head of the Procurement Center of Excellence you will oversee key processes and projects that interact directly with our employee base, including source to pay process and systems, process automation, data analytics, reporting, and M&A integration. This is a key role as part of a robust team with cross functional leadership opportunities to enable Atlassian’s procurement organisation to scale to support our growing needs!

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Identify, define, and lead the delivery of multiple transformational procurement initiatives focused on process and operational improvements, collaborating across the global procurement organisation and with other departments, including Finance, Tax, IT, HR, and Legal.
  • Seek opportunities and design solutions that make our systems and processes more efficient, scalable and deliver the highest level of quality to Atlassian.
  • Assess and implement cutting edge technology and automation, including robotic process automation (RPA) and NLP to add efficiency to our end to end processes.
  • Define, measure and track the success of process improvements
  • Manage Procurement compliance on a global basis in conjunction with Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance, Legal, and Finance to increase compliance agility, speed & transparency to regulations
  • Administer efficient data collection processes, tools and analytics for metrics development to report to partners and key decision makers, removing pain points and streamlining processes for rapid execution
  • Socialisation to all cross functional partners to increase awareness and drive proactive action on compliance and sustainability strategies
  • Represent procurement as our mergers & acquisitions integration lead, improving the procurement M&A integration plan, leading procurement integration activities, and optimising the process for future M&A activities
  • Establish and grow business relationships across Atlassian’s business units to prioritise, gain support for, and coordinate process improvement initiatives
  • Assist in Supplier Relationship Management initiatives
  • Mentor other team members and business partners on procurement methodologies
  • On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

  • Demonstrated successes leading operational improvements, change management and program management
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of procurement policies, processes, and tools.
  • Expertise and experience across the full lifecycle of procurement activities including sourcing strategies, RFP development & analysis, supplier selection, contract negotiations, contract preparation, and review and analysis.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present business and technical issues, ideas, and recommendations clearly in verbal, written and presentation formats to a variety of partners, including senior management.
  • A proven track record to work independently and prioritise workload with strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • A real passion for project management, with cross-functional team leadership skills, an ability to monitor multiple project schedules simultaneously, identify risks, and clearly communicate goals to project partners.
  • Outstanding relationship building skills, with a clear ability to inspire change, manage conflict, bring together disparate points of view, and make decisions that deliver on objectives
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, IT, Finance, or a related field
  • A consultative approach to support a broader organisation and impeccable attention to detail.
  • A demonstrated ability to identify inefficiencies, issues and risks and a solutioning mindset to propose new and innovative solutions balancing technology with policy and process.
  • Experience with procurement tools is required, experience with Coupa, Tableau, Jira, Aravo is a plus.
  • More about our benefits

    Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

    More about Atlassian

    Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

    Additional Information

    We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

    Atlassian is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in the application and interview process, and while performing job functions. Please note that you will have the opportunity to request accommodations at each stage of the assessment process. To request accommodations before scheduling an interview, please reach out to [email protected] and someone will follow up shortly.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.

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