Global Sourcing and Contracts Manager - Marketing

Facebook   •  

Menlo Park, CA

Industry: Technology

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8 - 10 years

Posted 21 days ago

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around theworld, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.Facebook is currently searching for a seasoned professional to work in Finance to be part of the Marketing Sourcing team responsible for management of our key strategic vendors, agreement negotiations, professional services, and purchases. This person will work closely with multiple business groups driving strategic sourcing strategies and executing contracts that support the business to ensure the best options for Facebookare obtained. 
This position is located in Menlo Park, CA. 
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop sourcing strategies, negotiate and manage a wide variety of contracts including, but not limited to the following Marketing Services: Creative, Experiential, Photography, Original Content, Social Monitoring/Listening, Market Research, Video Production
  • Identify, develop and deploy best practice supplier management, procurement and category management practices
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders to strategically manage spend
  • Analyze spend data, internal requirements, and external supply markets to develop strategic sourcing strategies and plans aligned with the business goals
  • Establish procurement performance targets and ensure alignment with the sourcing plans
  • Act as procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business on procurement strategies, processes, policies, and best practices
  • Develop strong partnerships with Procurement Operations, Accounts Payable, and Legal teams
  • Manage complex sourcing projects and lead contract negotiations that optimize value tothe company
  • Maintains accurate and complete contract records, working with various business groups to simplify process
  • Seeks to leverage best in class agreements, processes, and negotiation techniques
  • Lead adoption of e-Sourcing and other innovative tools when applicable
  • Act as procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business to identify, develop and deploy best practice procurement, category management and supplier management

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in business, supply chain, procurement, finance or management
  • 8+ years of experience in supply chain, procurement, or sourcing
  • Proven experience partnering with a team of channel, retail, e-commerce, marketing, sales, original content and product development teams to develop and build alignment around long- and short-term vendor strategies
  • Proven track record of implementing strategic sourcing and process improvement initiatives
  • Experience in planning, sourcing, negotiating, contracting and supplier management
  • Influencing and changing management experience with experience managing multiplepriorities
  • Proven track record in negotiations or equivalent contract analysis experience
  • Experience exceeding the demands of various internal stakeholders across multiplebusiness units and regions
  • Experience working global contract documents through execution

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Global experience in Sourcing Marketing Services

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