Sourcing Specialist III (32984-1)

Sourcing Specialist III (32984-1)

Job Title: Legal & Product Security – Contracts & Sourcing Specialist III (32984-1)Duration:12 months with scope of extensionClient: Social media giantJob type: W2Location: RemoteJob Description:Meta’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 the world, 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 Meta 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.Meta is seeking a Sourcing Specialist that has experience in a global Source to Pay environment; this person will collaborate cross-functionally with business teams across the company to understand their business objectives and bring in the right third party partner to support their business needs. Candidates should love problem-solving, partnering to deliver solutions, and demonstrate a passion for customer service. This is a unique opportunity that will help Meta realize organizational cost savings to meet Meta’s performance objectives. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a global company, and possess strong skills in prioritization, time management, customer service, teamwork, and collaboration.Responsibilities:-Review and facilitate requests for goods and services to ensure the request is handled in a timely manner through the optimal purchasing channels to optimize total cost, comply with policies.-Act as a procurement subject matter expert when consulting with business partners to identify, develop and deploy best practice procurement, category, and supplier management.-Consult with and advise business partners on policies and processes regarding their purchasing needs, and troubleshoot/problem solve their questions and issues-Develop and manage RFx events (including rapid sourcing events) throughout the lifecycle and negotiate with suppliers to generate the best total cost and quality for Meta.-Support the development and application of selection criteria and evaluation methodologies to meet the complex needs of business partners.-Ensure requests for goods and/or services comply with internal policies to reduce downstream holds and positively impact payment cycles-Build and maintain effective relationships with internal business partners to share best practices, and also understand and challenge business decisions-Build and maintain effective relationships with third party suppliers to ensure compliance with Meta policies and business performance expectations.-Develop and maintain accurate and complete documentation for operational processes such as category playbooks or any other process-Assist in special team projects and other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications:-3+ years of Procurement Operations and/or Source to Pay experience-BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or other related field-Experience in planning, sourcing, negotiating, contracting, and supplier management-Experience working with ERP systems, contract management, eSourcing, workflow, and project management tools-Strong understanding of Indirect and Direct Procurement across multiple spend categories-Experience with process improvement and scaling processesPreferred Qualifications:-Previous experience managing KPI and CSAT measurements-Previous experience running quarterly business reviews (QBRs)-Strong communication skills and proficient in stakeholder management-Strong ability to build relationships and maintains a positive attitude-Familiarity and experience with sourcing and procurement processes and related activities, e.g. RFI, RFP, scopes of work, negotiating, contracting, etc.-Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and G-Suite-Great attention to detail, and thinks independently and outside-the-box-Strong ability to multitask, prioritize, and execute efficiently in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment-Strong data analytical skills-Experience working with enterprise engineers and/or project managers on internal purchasing tools 

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