Oracle Buyer 3-Fin in Bucharest, District 2, Romania

Buyer 3-Fin

Preferred Qualifications

Organization Name : Global Procurement, Contingent Workforce Program

Department Description:

The Global Procurement organization delivers sourcing, supplier management, and contract negotiation services to optimize spend and mitigate risk for Oracle. The department operates a Contingent Workforce Program (CWP) to manage the policy, process, and technology required to recruit, on-board, and maintain non-billable contractors at Oracle. The CWP includes a Managed Service Provider (MSP) that leverages multiple staffing agencies to obtain competitive rates and a Vendor Management System (VMS) that Oracle employees use to submit non-billable or billable contractor requirements to approved staffing agencies. It also manages external contractors spend that does not fall under the CWP process (non-CWP). The objective is to transition this spend under CWP process in the future. This role will focus on managing CWP countries to start with followed by non-CWP countries, if required.


The Senior Category Manager External Contractors - EMEA is a regional role and includes (but is NOT limited to) the following responsibilities:

  • Managing the relationships with Oracle’s MSP and VMS partners and ensuring that contractual SLA’s and KPI’s are met

  • Taking lead on identifying sourcing projects and executing them in agreed timescale

  • Working and influencing internal stakeholders / business partners and assist them in the process of sourcing and engaging suitable contactors in a timely manner, provide guidance on risk mitigation and local legislative requirements

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with the internal business units as well as with staffing agencies, suppliers, and other external stakeholders.

  • Ensuring various specific objectives or KPI’s like driving increase in managed spend, savings or greater adoption of the CWP are met.

  • Identifying, proposing, and implementing business process improvements projects as well as application or VMS enhancements

  • Educating internal employees/stakeholders and business partners on corporate policies and procedures

  • Enforcing corporate policies and monitoring activities to ensure that policy objectives are met

  • Negotiating and/or reviewing pricing , commercials and associated supplier agreements of varying complexity and for various services to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with Oracle’s guidelines

  • Reviewing and dispositioning supplier agreements inherited from Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities

  • Managing regional/global projects and drafting business summaries and/or executive approval requests

  • Conducting high-dollar as well as ad-hoc sourcing activities including RFI’s, RFQ’s, and RFP’s

  • Analyzing spend trends to identify cost savings opportunities and achieve target savings

  • Providing assistance on Human Capital Management (HCM) queries and issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 – 8 years of relevant work experience and a BS/BA degree or equivalent

  • Knowledge and experience of sourcing and/or category management process within Fortune 500 organizations will be preferred.

  • Specific experience in the field of staffing and/or managing contingent labor spend category is preferred.

  • Procurement experience including sourcing, cost/price analysis, contracting, and supplier management

  • Experience of leading complete RFP/RFI process to select new suppliers as partners; as well as renegotiating existing contracts

  • Highly cultivated interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build relationships with and influence individuals both up and down the organizational hierarchy

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to work effectively with both internal and external stakeholders on a regional, global, and/or virtual basis

  • Pro-active and ability to drive transformational change

  • Excellent communication, organization/time management and problem solving skills

  • Solid multi-phase project management skills

  • Candidate must be confident, self-motivated, and driven to deliver business results including delivering cost savings consistently.

  • Candidate must also have strong organizational skills and be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and negotiation skills


Romania -based position

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Responsible for obtaining materials, components, equipment, and services while ensuring the best quality at the best value.

As a member of Oracle

  • s International Electronic eBusiness Center, you will consolidate, negotiate and manage a regional supply base. interface between our regional subsidiaries, suppliers, and/or Corporate Finance team. Place, expedite, and status orders daily in accordance with Oracle

  • s Global Purchasing/Finance policy. Monitor the cost, schedule, and scope of assigned standard and nonstandard contracts. Manage supplier invoice holds. Analyze global spending trends and recommend cost saving opportunities. Identify, propose and initiate implementation of process efficiencies/improvements. May provide feedback to Product Development on product usability. May assist in training of new buyers and end users.

Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. Extensive commodity knowledge, excellent written and oral communication, customer service, computer and negotiation skills, and ability to multitask. 5 year experience and BS/BA degree or equivalent.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

Job: Finance

Location: RO-RO,Romania-Bucharest, District 2

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle