Strategic Sourcing Manager - Marketing

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Marketing
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Meta is seeking an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager to lead category management for Creative Marketing Services. You'll keep a pulse on industry trends and business requirements and consult with the business to identify and deploy best practices in procurement, category management, and supplier management. You'll collaborate with various business groups across Marketing, including our internal global agency and cross-functional teams like FP&A, Legal, Risk, Contracts, and Compliance, to maximize company value, optimize Marketing’s budget, and mitigate risk. Ideal candidates are self-directed and eager to shape the future of creative advertising and brand content for Meta, Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Threads, WhatsApp, Mixed Reality and our hardware products.
Strategic Sourcing Manager - Marketing Responsibilities
  • Develop multi-year category plans aligned with Business and Global Source to Pay priorities
  • Use industry trends, relevant data analysis, internal spend data and requirements to create strategies that will proactively identify optimization opportunities to help our Business meet their goals
  • Lead the development and execution of sourcing plans and supplier spend management strategies, including handling of complex sourcing projects and contract negotiations that optimize value to the company
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with key business partners to understand their needs and become a trusted partner to strategically manage their spend and supplier relationships
  • Establish supplier positioning and manage strategic relationships with key suppliers, including influencing their processes, resource decisions, performance management and policies to create mutually beneficial and sustainable partnerships
  • Develop strong partnerships across Source to Pay, Finance, Operations, HR, Privacy and Legal teams and act as the collaborator to bring teams together and influence a Meta-wide solution
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, work with various business groups to simplify processes. Contribute to implementation, planning, and change management of process improvement initiatives across Global Source to Pay.
  • Ensure adherence to procurement policies and manage the remediation and resolution of sourcing issues. Provide regular communication and training on procurement processes and systems to stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Act as procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business to identify, develop and deploy best practice procurement, category management and supplier management.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, supply chain, procurement, finance, management or related field
  • 5+ Years of experience in Sourcing & Procurement for Marketing, Creative Marketing or Agency Operations for a brand/client side or related discipline
  • Demonstrated success in sourcing, negotiating, and delivering complex contracts, with expert negotiation skills in both financial and business matters
  • Experience using data analysis, industry trends, relevant data, and internal spend data to create strategies and identify optimization opportunities
  • Proven track record of implementing category, strategic sourcing and process improvement initiatives
  • History of building and leveraging relationships with business leaders and supplier executives to achieve business goals
  • Previous experience driving change, managing conflict, unifying diverse perspectives, decision-making, securing support, and building consensus to achieve goals
  • Demonstrated experience exceeding the demands of various internal stakeholders across multiple business units and regions
  • Experience using varying types of communication to effectively articulate complex ideas and strategies to C-level executives
  • Experience working in a self-directed environment, maintaining a focus on teamwork and interpersonal communication, in ambiguous situations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in creative marketing or agency operations for a brand/client side
  • Experience supporting Marketing teams to build marketing business and staffing models
  • Experience working at an advertising agency in creative, agency operations, or account management
  • Experience developing and executing strategic sourcing category plans
  • Experience working in a high-growth environment
  • Understanding of various international markets and the experience managing and navigating the complexities of global sourcing strategies
  • Familiarity with relevant software or technology used in sourcing and procurement
  • Certifications or advanced degrees in procurement, supply chain management, or a related field
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$111,000/year to $162,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual compensation is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base hourly rate, monthly rate, or annual salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base compensation, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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