Facebook Project Manager, Sourcing and Operations Engineering in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:

The Infrastructure Sourcing & Operations Engineering Program Management team designs, implements and continuously evolves systems and processes to support scalability for all aspects of the Sourcing & Operations Engineering (SOE) function. In this role you will work closely with SOE to ensure that our systems and operational programs are accurate, efficient, and scalable as we continue to grow our global footprint and expand impact. We are looking for a Project Manager, to support the Sourcing and Ops Engineering. In this role as a Supply Chain Project Manager, you will be chartered with the enablement of processes and solutions across the Supply Chain sourcing department, striving to identify, plan and drive implementation of process improvement opportunities. One of the early challenges ahead of you will be to drive projects that support the Services Sourcing and Contract Management operations, enabling solutions across the e-Sourcing, Contract Management and Procurement functional areas. The ideal candidate will have a strong operational background in sourcing and procurement operations, including (but not limited to) NDA, RFx, Contract and Procurement and an experience in Project Management, in a Supply Chain processes and IT solutions enablement environment. In this role, you will not only work closely across the Sourcing and Operations Engineering group, that support the direct procurement for the Facebook Infrastructure, but you will also interact with the engineering and TPM community. The understanding of the indirect procurements will be a plus, to ensure you can drive specificities of the direct procurement in a global company wide procurement solutions enablement. This role expands across strategic and tactical impact, leading projects from the early phases (supporting the business case development) to the implementation and post Go Live support. Ability to be hands-on the solutions (Oracle based, but not only), running reports and analyzing data is a must have. You will be part of a team reporting to the Manager of Sourcing & Operations Engineering Program Management. If you like a fast pace challenging environment where you can make impact, this role is for you!

Required Skills:

  1. Engage with business stakeholders, by partnering with the operations, to understand and assess their pain points and objectives.

  2. Partnering with IT and other groups (e.g. Corporate) to understand their initiatives, priorities and overall directions.

  3. Collaborating within the Program Management team to interlock your projects within a comprehensive Supply Chain roadmap that addresses other functional domains (e.g. SC Planning, Product Lifecycle Management, Supplier Lifecycle Management, Business Intelligence).

  4. Actively participate into the overall roadmap, prioritization and intake process that establish the projects Plan of Record.

  5. Drive all aspects of a project, from intake, business case development, implementation and support, leading multiple project team players who belong to different organizations (Operations, Engineers, IT, Corporate).

  6. Accountable for all projects deliverables, ensuring quality delivery and expected outcomes.

  7. Monitor projects outcome and retrofit into road-mapping and stakeholders’ priorities.

  8. Be the trusted partner of the Operations Business Groups you will support and their related partners (Engineers, Technical Program Managers), as well as the IT organization.

  9. Be an active positive team member, providing mentorship and development support for peers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience in an operational sourcing and procurement role, covering (but not limited to) NDA, RFx, Contract and Procurement.

  2. 3+ years of experience in a Project Management role in the context of Supply Chain processes transformation that required IT solutions enablement.

  3. Experience working (both operationally and as a PM) in a Oracle based environment, with understanding of other technologies (custom / in house development)

  4. Understanding and experience in building business case and metrics for projects, based on data analytics and fact based rationale.

  5. Oracle experience is a must and run reports (Tableau, etc.)

  6. Pro-active and self-driven, focused on delivering business value and getting things done.

  7. Ability to focus under pressure and execute on multiple tasks simultaneously.

  8. Ability to transact and use the different solutions

  9. Interpersonal and communication skills

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.