Strategic Sourcing Manager (Future Opportunities)

Company Description

Please note: This job posting is not for immediate hire but rather an opportunity to submit an application for future consideration.

Twitter promotes and protects the public conversation. Twitter is the town square of the internet. At Twitter, we work with one goal in mind: to improve Twitter for our customers, partners, and the people who use it across the world. Brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority – This mindset is what drives us forward.

The Position

Responsibilities:

  • Identify cost saving opportunities, forecasting and inventory strategies to reduce total cost of ownership and you will be ultimately responsible for negotiating and implementing vendor agreements and contracts that meet our platform requirements;
  • Develop strategies to deliver against capacity requirements and influence vendor’s processes, roadmaps and decisions to identify and mitigate risks as well as to develop and maintain contingency plans to proactively address constraints in support of those strategies;
  • Have a bias for action and passion about process improvement and working with internal and external partners to solve problems. You will gather data to identify the right actions and strategies and will excel at defining the right processes and mechanisms to solve problems and mitigate risks;
  • Manage supplier relationships, performance, reviews, scorecards, agreements and RFx events;
  • Leverage subject matter expertise to advise partners including Legal, Privacy, Information Security and Compliance throughout contracting process;
  • Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, perform supply-market research and conduct pricing audits and impact analysis for the pursuit of continuous cost improvements;
  • Collaborate as needed with each and every person in the organization in a personable, approachable manner;
  • Effectively communicate the impact of sourcing decisions to Business Partners and leadership as appropriate and actively enlist their support;
  • Collaborate to build best spend management practices and technology trends;
  • Consistently maintain a cost management and high level of ‘Stakeholder Focus’ attitude;
  • Create reports, processes and mechanisms to support business teams in making the right capacity decisions and understand future demand requirements.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Combined 5+ years of professional experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain;
  • 2+ years of experience with advanced Microsoft Excel; Google Suite knowledge a plus;
  • Experience in sourcing, procurement, consulting or account executive experience (i.e. RFP Proposals);
  • In depth knowledge of Rfx, contract and spend management tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience procuring and managing Data Center equipment and/or Hardware/Networking commodities;
  • Experience working with Jira, Cloudio, Apptus, Scout;
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent quantitative skills with the ability to dissect problems in a data driven approach to solving problem;
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically, with persistent attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects at a time and able to set priorities to meet deadlines. 

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Twitter provides reasonable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process upon request. Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially. To request an accommodation, please contact accommodation@twitter.com.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in San Francisco is USD $127,000 - USD $166,000. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.

Location

San Francisco

 

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