Global Strategic Sourcing Manager, Marketing & Product Technology
Finance Operations, Finance & Accounting in San Francisco, CA
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.
We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.
About the Role
As the Sourcing Manager, your mission is to help the Product Teams (primarily Marketing and Product Technology) drive the highest ROI. The position will report to Uber's Head of Global Marketing Sourcing (which includes Marketing & Product Technology). You will use your experience as a deal making professional with world-class negotiating skills to deliver significant value for stakeholders' and driving operational efficiency. This role requires extensive experience negotiating commercial terms for Product, Advertising and Technology services including data agreements, in-house vs outsourced business case decisions, and technology decisions to name a few. You will manage projects end to end.
What You’ll Do
Engage with product and marketing stakeholders on aligning to growth objectives for Uber and translating those into a portfolio of suppliers with best in class capabilities.
Superb analytic capabilities to deliver spend insights and explain pricing models.
Someone who's been there/done that managing marketing contract negotiations or executing on large transactions, preferably in the consumer internet, product, technology, and marketing sector.
Deliver fast execution and get best responses from the right set of vendors using BATNA as your key tool in such a way that enables rapid deal flow.
Extensive contracts experience as you will need to lead contract negotiations with selected media players and agencies and review, red-line, and negotiate a variety of contracts to optimize value and manage risk at an Uber pace.
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders. Share ownership and accountability for driving and delivering results serving internal business partners.
Research vendor space and industry trends, benchmarking, and innovate to create improvements on industry best practices.
Develop & implement innovative strategies that drive and measure smart spending, continuous analysis of supplier performance, and overall business value.
Deals, Deals, Deals - You have tons of experience negotiating ultra-fast deals that contribute to mitigating long-term risk. You make it look easy.
Handle any ad-hoc projects and operations as needed in a variety of categories.
What You’ll Need
At least 5+ years of financial planning or sourcing experience preferably at a large consumer brand
Ability to perform quantitative analysis, influence decision makers, and understand marketing like a marketer
Able to influence others & create meaningful business collaborations.
Ability, interest, and Self-driven to do what it takes to deliver truly exceptional results in a break-neck timeline
Impeccable spreadsheet and math skills
Knowledge of Scenario planning and financial planning experience is a nice to have
Other Desirable experience includes experience working with Brand & Sports Marketing, Creative Agency and Production Negotiations, and Media CPM Negotiations
About the Team
As the Sourcing Manager, your mission is to help Marketers drive the highest ROI. The position will report to Uber's Head of Global Marketing Sourcing. You will use your experience as a deal making professional with world-class negotiating skills to deliver significant value for stakeholders' and driving operational efficiency. This role requires extensive experience negotiating commercial terms for Brand and Advertising services including agency agreements, in-house vs outsourced business case decisions, and technology decisions to name a few. You will manage projects end to end.
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