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Sourcing Manager, Data Center Facility Operations

Posted: 23 May 2022 Closes: 22 Jun 2022
National, Netherlands Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 791412294

As a Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for managing commercial relationships with Meta's service and equipment partners. In this role, you will be responsible for end-to-end sourcing and supply chain services for construction and facility operation services that are deployed in Meta's EU & APAC Data Center footprint. This role will be accountable to partner in developing sourcing strategies, develop a partner management plan, work closely with the Facebook Infrastructure Data Center team and execute with speed and agility to achieve all quality, delivery, and business goals.

Sourcing Manager, Data Center Facility Operations Responsibilities:

  • Work with on-site operational managers to assure timely placements of agreements for critical services, upgrades and retrofits
  • Assure all required services are in place well in advance Data Center startup
  • Manage service contracting, contract renewals, terminations and service amendments in assigned region
  • Work with operational managers to appropriately contract General Contracts for Data Center upgrades, retrofits and/or repairs
  • Analyze sourcing practices in region and partner with other regional sourcing managers to develop standardization across Data Center fleet
  • Lead multiple simultaneous strategic sourcing initiatives, following standard sourcing methodology, and lead cross functional teams in executing sourcing strategies
  • Oversee, manage and coordinate on-site outsourced sourcing support leads
  • Own, negotiate, and maintain the contractual relationship with Facebook's external partners
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to develop and implement sourcing strategies in support of the long-range plans
  • Manage supplier performance on a regular basis through the use of quality, delivery, and cost metrics
  • Develop a supporting supplier management plan, and execute to achieve performance metrics
  • Responsible for conducting spend analysis, analyzing supplier markets, identifying sourcing value levers and executing competitive RFI/RFPs/RFQs/RFx
  • Develop, negotiate, and manage supplier contracts
  • Travel to Data Centers as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical or business-related field of study
  • 4+ years of work-related experience in sourcing or supply chain
  • Experience working contracting services technical environment
  • Experience managing suppliers in global engagements
  • Experience improving and managing supplier performance in production environments
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple work threads to maximize impact

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's in Business Administration
  • Demonstrated experience in Data Center Infrastructure or an equivalent mission critical service procurement environment
  • Experience leading cross-functional mission critical infrastructure facility services programs
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