Procurement PDP

This page contains the different roles within the Procurement path. Choose the relevant role you want to learn about. You can also enter the “Professional Path” (coming soon) to access the relevant skills and resources. đź”™

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Tactic Buyer (N/A)
Procurement Specialist
Senior Procurement Specialist
IC Path
Procurement Projects Lead (N/A)
Management Path
Procurement Manager

Components

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Impact
Independence and complexity
Professional skills and craftsmanship
Collaboration and communication
Culture and maturity

Tactic Buyer (N/A)

Professional Path

Not available yet – coming soon.

Procurement Specialist

Professional Path
Impact

Ownership on their procurement processes, makes an impact with a fast and efficient procurement process and positive requestor’s experience.

Behaviors

  • Learns from mistakes and understand what needs to be done in order not to repeat them
  • Knows where to get help when needed
  • Identifies opportunities to improve procurement processes that are under their responsibility
  • Focuses on what’s important; doesn’t get distracted by things that will not push us forward
  • Influences decision-making through data
Independence and complexity

Works independently on their processes, applies professional judgment and raises flags when needed in order to solve complex issues.

Behaviors

  • Works on tasks that optimize learning and development
  • Inspired to solve challenges independently
  • Manages his or her time independently
  • Works on medium complex tasks independently and on complex processes with manager guidance
  • Asks and is willing to learn
Professional skills and craftsmanship

Manage the procurement process of mid-complex requests.

Behaviors

  • Improves streamlining the procurement process
  • Negotiates using analysis of supply and demand trends in order to lower procurement costs
  • Performs all procurement phases including managing the purchase-to-pay process and working closely with all relevant stakeholders from different departments (Legal, Security, Privacy, Finance & business units)
Collaboration and communication

Working closely with the requestors and other stakeholders (Legal, Security & Finance), collaborates with them and with the procurement team in order to improve the processes.

Behaviors

  • Identifies problematic tasks, raises flags in advance, and gets the help they need to do their work
  • Engaging communication with all stakeholders and can collaborate with everyone
  • Guides new team members on operational processes & systems
Culture and maturity

Works in line with monday’s core values, especially the transparency, fast execution & ownership while holding a “can do” approach.

Behaviors

  • Fast executer, energetic, positive attitude, approachable, learn from other team members
  • Asks for help when needed
  • Cares to make an impact & taking accountability

Senior Procurement Specialist

Professional Path
Impact

Taking care of all end-to-end processes while making sure the quality of the procurement process is kept high.

Behaviors

  • Making an impact by raising creative solutions to solve complex situations
  • Strives to excel in goals. Set higher goals to themself
  • Works on cross-organizational projects
  • A professional go-to for all kinds of projects
  • Owns the full procurement process & understands the business needs
Independence and complexity

Works on complex procurement processes & able to solve complex issues.

Behaviors

  • Working with mass scales independently and knowing how to manage their time
  • Proactively finds creative solutions in challenging situations & processes
  • All work requires only very light editing or no editing
Professional skills and craftsmanship

A highly experienced procurement specialist with ample knowledge and wide-ranging experience. A profound understanding in the field of their expertise, and independent work capability.

Behaviors

  • Ability to work on every request given to them and understand the context rapidly
  • Onboards new team members to the team as their trainer\buddy
  • Manages the procurement process of his field end-to-end. including managing other stakeholders: Champions, Legal, security, Privacy, Finance
  • Negotiation expert – uses various negotiation tactics, knows how to choose if negotiation is needed and how to gain the best commercial offer based on his wide knowledge
Collaboration and communication

Great communicator, promotes collaboration within and outside of their team. Gives a feeling that he or she can solve anything.

Behaviors

  • Strong executive presence
  • People want to work with them, want their advice, and want to use their work as examples
  • Working with the business owners and their team, collaborate with them in order to improve the processes
  • Collaborates and works with the different departments in order to improve the process: Finance, Legal, Security
Culture and maturity

Communicates and drives and advocates the company culture, manifest monday’s culture and values to new joiners, Sets an example to all monday’s values (impactful, inclusion, ownership, product customer-centric), and initiate actionable plans to maintain our culture.

Behaviors

  • Shows interest in the “big picture” – department and company-wide
  • Doesn’t give up on solving difficult problems
  • Fast executer and maintain a positive attitude

Procurement Projects Lead (N/A)

Professional Path

Not available yet – coming soon.

Procurement Manager

Professional Path
Impact

Owner and responsible for the team’s performance and ongoing training and support. Drives the evolution of procurement to better impact the business.

Behaviors

  • Monitors horizontally the procurement processes and offers professional guidance when challenges arise
  • Making an impact by encouraging the team to find creative solutions for challenges and think out of the box
  • Works on cross-organizational projects with other organic functions/colleagues
Independence and complexity

Solves day-to-day procurement issues within the team while driving them to meet the goals on a high scale work volume.

Behaviors

  • Remaining hands-on while seeing the big picture of the numbers and the processes and reflecting them to the team and to the management
  • Tracking and monitoring the team’s load to balance it within the team members and raising flags to the VP Ops in advance when needed
  • Working with the team and the different stakeholders from the different departments to make sure the team is meeting goals and deadlines
Professional skills and craftsmanship

Strong procurement background, able to train, mentor, and monitor other team members. Responsible and accountable for quality, strategy, and execution on their team.

Behaviors

  • Resolving professional dilemmas, identifying bottlenecks, and answering ad-hook professional questions on a daily basis
  • Inspiring and influencing the team members to think creatively and out of the box
  • Guiding and supporting the team to manage the procurement process independently end-to-end
  • Staying connected to the day-to-day by working on startegic procurement requsts
  • Creates an atmosphere of learning and impact
Collaboration and communication

Working with the business unit’s champions & managers, collaborates with them and with the procurement team in order to improve the processes and meet targets and deadlines.

Behaviors

  • Sharing knowledge and creating alignment with the procurement team and other stakeholders (Legal, Security, Finance)
  • Oversee the big picture of the procurement process
  • The go-to person when any stakeholder needs to discuss the procurement process and share their team’s needs
  • Improves the procurement process based on feedback we get from different stakeholders within the company
  • Communicates the procurement process & changes to the company
Culture and maturity

Communicates, drives, and advocates the company’s culture.

Behaviors

  • Sets an example to all monday’s values (impactful, inclusion, ownership, product customer-centric)
  • Leading the team to act accordingly and evaluates candidates in light of the values as the gatekeepers of the company’s culture