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SaaS Technology Category Manager, Tech Procurement

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote
    Support & Operations

The Platform team creates the technology that enables Spotify to learn quickly and scale easily, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many disciplines, we work to make the business work; creating the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Join us and help to amplify productivity, quality and innovation across Spotify.



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Are you looking to make a significant impact on how Spotifiers work and partner with industry-leading SaaS companies?
Spotify’s Technology Procurement team, part of the Platform Mission, is searching for an expert SaaS Technology Category Manager with a commercial focus to accelerate our innovation and impact at scale. We are a uniquely positioned procurement team within R&D, passionate about our most important technology and SaaS relationships. You thrive in controlled chaos and demonstrate autonomy in identifying innovative solutions. You have a growth mindset and a passion for sustainability and want to enable Spotifiers to move faster and be more productive.
We work (and play) in a distributed team (EST, GMT, CET) using agile practices, and partner closely with business and technology stakeholders, Legal, Security, and Finance. Your work contributes directly to the success of Spotify!

What You’ll Do

  • Drive and develop some of the most important relationships and deals in SaaS.
  • This role will lead, qualify, and develop two portfolios – Sales & Customer service, and Analytics.
  • Improve long-term value for Spotify from key supplier relationships.
  • Partner with teams to run proof of concepts, product and supplier evaluations, and contract negotiations.
  • Stay on top of the technology market, supplier core competencies, and competitive positioning to act as a strategic partner and advisor.

Who You Are

  • Considerable experience driving negotiations with major SaaS suppliers. Familiarity with Salesforce is an advantage.
  • Experience driving agile, sophisticated, multi-functional projects.
  • Influence decision-making at all levels within an organization using a variety of contexts and data.
  • An excellent communicator and storyteller, presenting concepts and ideas in different formats, depending on the context.
  • Experience in running global Enterprise Software programs across multiple suppliers.
  • Anticipate the needs of your internal customers, deliver quality insights and quickly remove any blockers to shared progress.
  • A strong writer, able to convey strategic and complex situations through text in a simple and understandable manner.
  • Thrive in remote work situations. You will be able to easily collaborate with your team distributed throughout multiple time zones.

Where You’ll Be

  • You will work out of Sweden.
  • Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.

Our global benefits

Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.

Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.

Global parental leave, six months off – fully paid – for all new parents.

All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.

Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

Learn about life at Spotify

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service.

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote

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