Global Procurement & Vendor Manager

  • Zoomo
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 21, 2021

Job Description

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

At Zoomo, we're leading the charge to enable our vision of people and things moving within cities using the most efficient vehicle for their trip. Saving money, time, and energy, whilst having fun. To that end, we are building the world’s most convenient, affordable, and safe e-bike platform.

Since its launch in 2017, Zoomo has grown exponentially across the globe. In the short span since the founders went full time in 2019, Zoomo has raised over $30M from some of the world’s savviest investors and built world-leading utility e-bikes and a disruptive business model for their distribution and maintenance. We’re a fast-growing startup with a global footprint across the U.S., U.K, Europe, and Australia, and are now the trusted partner to some of the world’s leading and most innovative companies like Uber, DoorDash, Dexus, Domino’s, Pizza Hut, Wholefoods, Gorillas, Just Eat, Getir and many more.

The Role

Procurement at Zoomo is one of the most pivotal function enabling the company’s ambitious target. In today’s very disrupted and fast-moving world, finding the right vendors and setting up the right partnerships is paramount to keep Zoomo on its hypergrowth trajectory. Our procurement function is not only outward facing, but also deeply embedded in many departments from which requirements and needs are collected assuring Zoomo’s high quality standards, ambitious cost target and breakneck deployment speed are always met.

We are looking for a young 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 not only providing best in class product and support but 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 by sourcing vehicle & electronic goods across the globe, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and run an efficient and quick turnaround time RFx process 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, 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 pricing and terms roadmap.
  • Embody Zoomo’s mission & values

Requirements

  • 2-4+ 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
  • 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

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

51-100

Sectors

Energy, Transportation