Skip to main content
Uber CareersUber Careers

Head of Network Sourcing & Operations

Finance Operations, Finance & Accounting
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, world-class, curious and technically savvy leader to be among the few leading a very important team at Uber while gaining valuable experience leading the network sourcing and operations for the company that is transforming today's world.

Head of Network Sourcing and Operations will lead the network sourcing and operations team based around the world in 5 cities in 3 countries and will report to Head of Connectivity Sourcing and Operations. This role will be a key partner to the network leadership based in Uber's HQ in San Francisco and their teams located worldwide in various countries like Brazil, Mexico, India, Netherlands, Australia etc. So if you're ready to lead sourcing and operations for one of the world's most complex and interesting networks, please get in touch.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a team of 8-10 Network Sourcing Managers, Network Design & Deployment Managers and Network Optimization Managers, located in Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Hyderabad, Gurugaon and San Francisco.
  • Manage a global team. Comfortable working across various time zones to achieve results.
  • Work with partner organizations and manage Statement Of Work (SOW) for resources provided to Network Sourcing & Operations team.
  • Hire and retain good talent.
  • Attend and represent Uber's interests at key national and global network conferences.
  • Build deep relationships with key network suppliers and partners to craft win-win solutions.
  • Establish great working relationships with various network teams at Uber including Production networks, Corporate networks, Autonomous car networks and contact center networks.
  • Be the point of escalation for all topics related to Network Sourcing and Operations (Deployments and Optimizations).
  • Drive key projects and negotiate key deals. Provide negotiation support to the team.
  • Provide regular status updates to key network stakeholders.
  • Perform quarterly reporting to management on key metrics, successes and improvement area of the team.
  • Use eRFP tools to source network related products and services.
  • Provide actionable strategies to management including outlining scenarios, benefits, risks, and change management impact of each of those options.
  • Lead the team to perform network supply market analysis, supplier identification and outreach, RFI/P development and execution, online bidding, supplier response analysis and negotiation
  • Collaborate with and champion operational excellence and process improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure business objectives are being met or exceeded, and strategic sourcing processes and systems are in compliance.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Engineering, Program management, Autonomous Technology Group, Strategic Finance, Legal, Procure-to-Pay and Accounts Payable teams

What You'll Need

  • MBA or relevant graduate business degree
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications Engineering or any other related engineering field.
  • 14+ years of engineering or business experience in a tech or network service provider environment preferred.
  • Expert deal-maker
  • Excellent understanding of network landscape
  • Well connected in the network/telecom industries.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience in partnerships, supplier/partner management and cost negotiations
  • Ability to think strategically and operate tactically
  • Ability to drive change and improve end-to-end processes
  • Ability to flourish in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity

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.