• Oracle
  • Santa Clara , CA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 1411 Lewis St

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Senior Category Manager, IT Procurement-19000PPO

Preferred Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have the following: Bachelors degree or college diploma in the field of business, finance, or similar fields. 8+ years work experience in purchasing or procurement of IT products and services, including all aspects of strategy development and execution. Solid working knowledge of current IT Enterprise technologies across a wide variety of areas. Strong familiarity and technical competence with purchase management software and/or automated procurement systems.


  • Draft, negotiate, and review contracts and supplier agreements
  • Review M & A agreements, assess disposition and potential break fees
  • Create and manage complex sourcing events for various products and services
  • Analyze spending trends and recommend cost savings opportunities
  • Manage and cultivate relationships with suppliers as well as internal stakeholders
  • Facilitate and manage Supplier Business Reviews as well as create and maintain supplier scorecards
  • Interface with lines of business to understand unique requirements and opportunities to better tailor current processes to end users needs
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions that have been created by internal sources
  • Manage and resolve invoice or payment discrepancies
  • Additional duties as required
  • Additional Qualifications :

  • Organized, detail-oriented and refined time management skills
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Experience with Oracle applications (desired)
  • Work independently and demonstrate sound judgment under high stress, time critical deadlines
  • Dedication to standard process implementation
  • Excellent research & problem solving skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines and able to work effectively in team environment
  • 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.


    Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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