Procurement Buyer

Snyk Procurement’s function is going through an exciting transformation that will support Snyk’s continued hyper-growth and vision.  This is an exciting time to join and be part of the team. We are transforming and building the procurement discipline from existing good practices as well as introducing new best in class procurement, sourcing and spend management solutions including the deployment of our new Procure to Pay platform (Ivalua).

Buyer will be responsible for managing requisitions, orders, RFQs, contracts, suppliers, and creating purchase order and other reports.

As we mature, and on deployment of Ivalua, Buyer will play a key and expanded role by viewing and editing all requisitions that are pending Procurement action.


  • Supporting the current procurement process by ensuring Purchase Requisitions are assigned and actioned in a timely manner within Jira.
  • Review agreements within a designated threshold.  Ensure appropriate supporting documentation is in place including Data Processing Agreements.
  • Conduct bidding exercises with suppliers.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining our preferred supplier list.
  • Obtain and record financial approval for purchases.
  • Facilitating electronic signatures, capturing executed agreements in a centralized area and maintaining the renewal pipeline
  • Create and send purchase orders and where appropriate, virtual credit cards.
  • Assist Accounts Payable with reconciliation queries.
  • Escalate more complex agreements and requisitions to Sourcing Managers and Category Managers.
  • On deployment of Ivalua (currently scheduled for Q1 2022), we will migrate these processes and this role will further develop including new duties and opportunities:
  • Complete purchase requisitions: Free text requisitions or requisitions without backing contract are routed to Buyer for further action. (e.g., missing price, supplier) above a certain threshold
  • Manage requisitions, orders, RFQs, suppliers and items/catalogs and contracts, plus access to purchase order reports, initiates order payments, updates POs with design changes/revisions as needed
  • Create views to create reports, perform routine and as-needed compliance monitoring to contracts to monitor pricing, delivery and other KPI's as outlined in the contracts
  • Execute contract and PO lifecycle management activities, such as reporting for expiring or aged POs and contracts and execution of contract/PO administration/clean up/close out
  • Support supplier registration process
  • Coordinate with suppliers and business partners to resolve routine issues such as past-due PO's, match exceptions, discrepancies with freight charges and freight billings, price/invoice issue resolution, updating/incrementing PO's, etc
  • Support the solicitation of quotes and evaluation of bids as needed for items above the bid threshold not under contract and those that are not part of the global category management sourcing process
  • Be a business partner to Stakeholders across Snyk for Ivalua platform ensuring best user experience. Develop relationships and continually work with key stakeholders ensuring that commercial delivery and internal service are equally balanced
  • Monitor compliance to business unit and corporate policies and procedures
  • As organization matures, Buyer may manage an assigned sub-category
  • May perform other duties as needed to drive organizational success

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude with natural sense of urgency and able to adapt to ever changing circumstances.
  • Ability to complete routine procurement transactions effectively, efficiently, and accurately from requisition to purchase order close in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good understanding of procure-to-pay process and procurement-related policies, procedures, processes and risks, and ability to apply that understanding to daily work.
  • Proficiency in creating and manipulating basic spreadsheets and creating Word documents.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in diverse, cross-functional teams with limited guidance. Actively solicits differing opinions to ensure understanding of complex issues and acts in a manner that builds and maintains trust.
  • Solid judgment with ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (willing and able to own issues to resolution).
  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks
  • Good working knowledge of procurement-related software highly desirable.


Please apply below! We care deeply about the warm, inclusive environment we’ve created and we value diversity - we welcome applications from those typically underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this role, but are not totally sure whether you’re the right person, do apply anyway :)

About Snyk

Snyk is the leader in developer security. We empower the world's developers to build secure applications and equip security teams to meet the demands of the digital world. Our developer-first approach ensures organizations can secure all of the critical components of their applications from code to cloud, leading to increased developer productivity, revenue growth, customer satisfaction, cost savings and an overall improved security posture.

Snyk's Developer Security Platform automatically integrates with a developer's workflow and is purpose-built for security teams to collaborate with their development teams. Snyk is used by 1,200 customers worldwide today, including industry leaders such as Asurion, Google, Intuit, MongoDB, New Relic, Revolut and Salesforce.

Snyk is recognized on the Forbes Cloud 100 2021, the 2021 CNBC Disruptor 50 and was named a Visionary in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for AST.

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