IT Vendor Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

The IT Logistics team at Block is responsible for helping to provide the necessary equipment & devices to our team members, across all business units, to help them maintain productivity and creativity.  The scope of our services include IT hardware and professional services procurement, Asset management, Vendor relationship management, including, but not limited to laptops, desktops, monitors, and all supporting peripherals/accessories.  We help to manage the entire product lifecycle of these corporate engineering devices, from vendor selection, vendor onboarding, asset database management, inventory & storeroom management, forecasting, procurement, receive/deploy, and end of life.

This person will be required to come into our offices in Oakland, CA on an as needed basis. 

Our IT Vendor Managers are responsible for:

  • Managing daily IT Logistics operations
  • Driving continuous improvement 
  • Vendor Performance
  • Strategic growth initiatives on a regional and global scale  

Our Vendor Management program owns aspects of:

  • Product lifecycle management
  • Inventory planning and forecasting 
  • Business continuity planning 
  • Change management
  • Monitoring health & compliance of procure->pay
  • The overall relevant user experience of our supported users  

Our Vendor Managers lead: 

  • Vendor selection 
  • RFP/RFQ 
  • Statement of work / contract negotiations 
  • Vendor onboarding 
  • Requisition->purchase orders
  • Regular/ad hoc analysis
  • Data-driven recommendations
  • Business reviews and operational meetings
  • Documentation & regular testing of internal processes
  • Collaboration across the global logistics team to maintain a standardized approach to managing our program




  • 2-3+ years applied experience in supply chain, inventory planning or business operations
  • Preferred Spanish fluency to source & engage suppliers throughout Latin Americas
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets, Tableau/Looker or relevant platform(s),applied experience in curating the message to the appropriate audience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to execute at both a tactical and strategic level with a persistent attention to detail. 
  • Experience translating data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in business operations and/or IT Logistics
  • Bachelor's degree in business, operations, or other relevant field or equivalent experience

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $45.38 - USD $55.48
Zone B: USD $42.21 - USD $51.63
Zone C: USD $38.61 - USD $47.16
Zone D: USD $34.04 - USD $41.63

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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