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.