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Sr Strategic Sourcing Manager - Software

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Posted 5 months ago in Uber


We’re disrupting the transportation space and growing rapidly in both the U.S. and internationally. This is an excellent opportunity for an intellectually curious technically savvy strategic sourcing professional to gain valuable non-traditional experience while working in one of Uber’s most critical and fastest-growing divisions. Uber is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager who wants to make their mark on a growing organization. The right candidate has truly exceptional negotiation skills, technically inclined, charismatic to build rapport with a variety of stakeholders and has to experience developing thoughtful processes and reasonable accountability measures. So if you're ready to go deep working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the skills, experience, passion, and a strong team mentality - read on and get in touch!

What You’ll Do

          Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company to manage to spend and the supply base focused on Software commodity space.

          Understand the strategic business objectives and procurement requirements to develop sourcing strategies and category roadmaps.

          Analyze internal requirements and external markets.

          Establish and achieve negotiation performance targets

          Manage complex sourcing projects and lead contract negotiations that optimize value for the company

          Manage competitive bids, RFx, obtain quotes, examine proposals, analyze bids, etc.

          Identify and report key performance metrics to measure success and drive continuous improvement.

          Act as procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business on procurement strategies, processes, policies, and best practices

          Negotiate contracts and statements of work

          Provide regular communication and training on processes and systems

          Perform the supplier management function in collaboration with the business

          Develop strong partnership with IT Engineering, Finance, Legal and Accounts Payable teams

          Manage, coordinate, and support special projects as needed

What You’ll Need

          BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or another related field. CPM a Plus.

          Experience as an engineer, in an IT or engineering department, is helpful but not required.

          5+ years of related experience in Technology Procurement.

          Able to influence in matrixed capacity and build strong business partnerships.

          Ability, interest, and self-driven to do what it takes to deliver truly world-class results.

          Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational, interpersonal & motivational skills.

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San Francisco,CA

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