Oracle Buyer 4-Fin in Rocklin, California
Global Procurement, supporting Real Estate & Facilities (RE&F), Global Physical Security (GPS) and Logistics organizations is seeking a Lead Category Manager for “Facilities Procurement” covering the Americas region.
The Global Procurement organization delivers sourcing, supplier management, and contract negotiation services to optimize spend and mitigate risk for Oracle. The Facilities Procurement team manages regional and global suppliers and programs that support Oracle’s RE&F, GPS and Logistics’ organizations. The team is managing over $500M in annual spend.
The Facilities Lead Category Manager role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
Manage strategic supplier performance through Oracle’s Supplier Relationship Management Program
Executive-level presentations and facilitation of Supplier Business Review meetings
Leading strategic sourcing activities including RFI’s, RFQ’s, and RFP’s
Performing cost analysis and benchmarking to optimize TCO
Negotiating commercial terms in telecommunication agreements
Identifying, proposing, and implementing business process improvements
Working closely with counterparts and LOB’s in all region relative to global strategies and initiatives
Reviewing and dispositioning of supplier agreements inherited from Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities
BA/BS in Business or Supply Chain and a minimum of 8 years in a similar role
Strong supplier relationship management skills, including supplier scorecards and Supplier Business Review (SBR) facilitation
Procurement experience including sourcing, cost/price analysis, and contracting
Knowledge of Facility Operations agreements associated to Food and Beverage, Janitorial, Physical Security, Construction Services and/or Construction Management and Logistics (I.E. Integrated Carriers, Parcel and Freight and Employee Shuttle Svs)
Highly cultivated interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build relationships and influence individuals both up and down the organizational hierarchy
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to work effectively with both internal and external stakeholders on a regional, global, and/or virtual basis
Demonstrated track record of managing programs/projects, meeting deadlines, and driving business process improvement and automation
Confident, self-motivated, and driven to deliver business results including cost savings
Have strong organizational skills and comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment
Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and negotiation skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Position will require limited travel, up to 10%, across the US and to Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores, CA.
Position will be based in Rocklin, CA.
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.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Extensive commodity knowledge, excellent written and oral communication, customer service, computer and negotiation skills, and ability to multitask. 8 year experience and BS/BA degree or equivalent.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire