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Manager, Strategic Sourcing



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

We’re looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager, Technology to join our Finance team! As a member of the Business Partner Finance team, you’ll play a key role in creating commodity sourcing strategies, identifying best-in-class suppliers, and building relationships that deliver value to Snap Inc. Working from our Santa Monica Headquarters, you’ll work alongside our global business partners to develop relationships with suppliers that’ll help us scale, as well as save on expenses.

What you’ll do:

  • Build collaborative relationships with internal business partners across our Engineering organization with solid understanding of their strategies and priorities

  • Identify opportunities to drive supplier innovation, consolidation, and cost savings

  • Create and implement commodity strategies that engage the right suppliers

  • Help instill a procurement discipline across the company and be seen as a key finance business partner

  • Lead end-to-end RFx services that generate value, including performance of requirements and data gathering with business partners through to project closure

  • Lead contract negotiations and the contract negotiation process securing advantageous contracts

  • Provide internal business partners with clear insights into cost drivers, risks, and opportunities

  • Help build out diverse supplier program and develop plans to achieve diverse supplier spend goals

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Confirmed ability to thrive in a multifaceted environment under short timelines and changing priorities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal

  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally and establish positive relationships

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

  • Someone who emphasizes customer service and collaboration with internal partners

  • Expertise in sourcing, negotiating, contracting, and supplier relationship management

  • Demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Office and G-Suite products

  • Excellent negotiating abilities

  • Someone who makes and recommends data driven decisions

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with significant levels of ambiguity

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience

  • 5+ years of strategic sourcing experience with an emphasis on technology, including software, hardware, telecom, user authentication, software maintenance and support, and consulting services

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree preferred

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and provide us some information.

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

Zone A (CA, WA, NYC):

The base salary range for this position is $138,000-$207,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $131,000-$197,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $117,000-$176,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.