Lead Category Manager
Costa Rica-Santa Ana
hace 19 días


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 for Facilities Management, Facilities Operations and Construction Services 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 creating supplier scorecards and conducting Supplier Business Review (SBR) facilitation
  • Procurement experience including sourcing, cost / price analysis, and contracting
  • In depth knowledge of sourcing and negotiating contracts in Facility Operations, Logistics and Construction and / or Construction Management (I.
  • E. Mechanical Electrical Services, Janitorial Services, Corporate Food Services, Integrated Carriers, Parcel, Freight, Employee Shuttle Services and General Contractor, GMP, Design Build and Construction Management)

  • 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
  • Travel :

    Position will require limited travel, up to 10%, across Latin America and into limited sites within the US.

    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.


    CR-CR,Costa Rica-Santa Ana


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