Oracle Lead Category Manager in Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Lead Category Manager

Preferred Qualifications


The Facilities Lead Category

Manager role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Manage strategic supplier performance

through Oracle’s Supplier Relationship Management Program

  • Executive-level

presentations and facilitation of Supplier Business Review meetings

  • Leading

strategic sourcing activities including RFI’s, RFQ’s, and RFP’s

  • Performing

cost analysis and benchmarking to optimize TCO

  • Negotiating

commercial terms for Facilities Management, Facilities Operations and

Construction Services agreements

  • Identifying,

proposing, and implementing business process improvements

  • Working

closely with counterparts and LOB’s in all region relative to global

strategies and initiatives

  • Reviewing

and dispositioning of supplier agreements inherited from Merger and

Acquisition (M&A) activities


  • BA/BSin Business or Supply Chain and a minimum of 8 years in a similar role

  • Strongsupplier relationship management skills, including creating supplierscorecards and conducting Supplier Business Review (SBR) facilitation

  • Procurementexperience including sourcing, cost/price analysis, and contracting

  • Indepth knowledge of sourcing and negotiating contracts in FacilityOperations, Logistics and Construction and/or Construction Management(I.E. Mechanical Electrical Services, Janitorial Services, Corporate FoodServices, Integrated Carriers, Parcel, Freight, Employee ShuttleServices and General Contractor, GMP, Design Build and ConstructionManagement)

  • Highlycultivated interpersonal skills and a proven ability to buildrelationships and influence individuals both up and down theorganizational hierarchy

  • Excellentoral and written communication skills

  • Provenability to work effectively with both internal and external stakeholderson a regional, global, and/or virtual basis

  • Demonstratedtrack record of managing programs/projects, meeting deadlines, anddriving business process improvement and automation

  • Confident,self-motivated, and driven to deliver business results including costsavings

  • Havestrong organizational skills and comfortable multi-tasking in afast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment

  • Stronganalytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and negotiation skills

  • StrongMicrosoft Office skills



Position will require limited travel, up to 10%, across Latin

America and into limited sites within the US.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Responsible for obtaining materials, components, equipment, and services while ensuring the best quality at the best value.

As a member of Oracle

  • s International Electronic eBusiness Center, you will consolidate, negotiate and manage a regional supply base. interface between our regional subsidiaries, suppliers, and/or Corporate Finance team. Place, expedite, and status orders daily in accordance with Oracle

  • s Global Purchasing/Finance policy. Monitor the cost, schedule, and scope of assigned standard and nonstandard contracts. Manage supplier invoice holds. Analyze global spending trends and recommend cost saving opportunities. Identify, propose and initiate implementation of process efficiencies/improvements. May provide feedback to Product Development on product usability. May assist in training of new buyers and end users.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Extensive commodity knowledge, excellent written and oral communication, customer service, computer and negotiation skills, and ability to multitask. 8 year experience and BS/BA degree or equivalent.

Job: Finance

Location: CR-CR,Costa Rica-Santa Ana

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle