APAC Sourcing Specialist (based in Singapore)

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Facebook is currently searching for a seasoned professional to be part of the team that is responsible for the Strategic Sourcing in Asia Pacific. This person will report to the APAC Sourcing Manager and will be key in the development and transformation of the Global Sourcing Organization. The APAC Sourcing Specialist will work closely with multiple business groups driving strategic sourcing strategies that support the business to ensure the best options for Facebook are obtained. This position is located in Singapore.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company to strategically manage spend and the supply base for assigned categories
  • Understand the strategic business objectives and procurement requirements and develop sourcing strategies and category roadmaps to support the business objectives
  • Identify and be an agent for proper local billing and taxation
  • Source, negotiate, contract and manage spend categories such as Marketing, Professional Services and HR
  • Manage complex sourcing projects and lead contract negotiations that optimize value to the company
  • Identify and report key performance metrics to measure success and drive continuous improvement
  • Act as sourcing & procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business on procurement strategies, processes, policies, and best practices
  • Prepare sourcing RFx, contracts, statements of work and related procurement documents
  • Provide regular communication and training on processes and systems
  • Perform the supplier management function in collaboration with the business
  • Develop strong partnerships with Procurement Operations, Accounts Payable, Contract Management, and Legal teams
  • Manage, coordinate, and support special projects as needed
  • Have a hands on behavior for operational tasks as needed
  • Availability for business trips primarily in the region and United States
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS degree in business, supply chain, procurement, finance or management plus 8 years related experience
  • Proven ability to think and perform both strategically and tactically
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in regional or global spend category management within Marketing, Professional Services and HR
  • Global sourcing, negotiations, contracting and compliance experience required with a particularly strong business background in APAC
  • Proven skills in partnering with stakeholders in order to develop the best strategies for the businesses
  • Highly motivated and able to think clearly under pressure
  • Ability to think strategically and operationally/tactically
  • Basic understanding of various currency dynamics and restrictions
  • Working knowledge of Singapore's business environment and local vendors
  • Ability to challenge, drive and build change and improve the end-to-end processes
  • Superior Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Must speak English
  • Approximately 20% travel anticipated primarily within region and the United States
  • Ability to flourish in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Oracle ERP and Procurement module and tools experience preferred
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