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Facebook Strategic Sourcing Manager, Marketing in Boston, Massachusetts


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


You will be responsible for leading a team of Sourcing Managers that are responsible for developing and executing category strategies for Creative and Production services across all of Facebook’s Marketing teams. You will work closely with a variety of cross-functional teams including Marketing, Business Affairs, Legal, FP&A, Tax, and others as necessary. You are someone who is a self-starter and comfortable working with limited direction while taking full ownership of the areas of responsibility. You have experience managing a team and is someone who can solve problems, recommends pragmatic alternatives, and exercises good business judgment.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead and develop a team of experienced category managers to identify KPI’s and develop/achieve category objectives for Creative and Production aligned with the Global Sourcing team’s overall objectives

  2. Lead and participate in meetings with business leaders, across all Facebook teams and varied functions (Marketing, Finance, Legal, etc.) to establish both short and long-term business OKR’s

  3. Build strategic relationships with external suppliers/agencies and internal business partners to drive results and influence business decisions

  4. Scope and prioritize new sourcing opportunities to build strategic pipeline within project areas

  5. Lead global initiatives focused on standardization and optimization

  6. Advise on policies and make recommendations for continuous improvements

  7. Be accountable for collaborating with Facebook’s Supplier Diversity, Sourcing Operations, Buy Desk and Contracts Teams to identify and achieve goals and metrics

  8. Drive completion of simultaneous projects by proactively considering new alternatives and driving critical thinking to optimize results

  9. Support the creation and implementation of programs to assess and promote supplier performance and development (e.g., establishing quarterly and annual goals, conducting quarterly business reviews, formal scorecard measures)

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 9+ years of experience in sourcing across Marketing services or related

  2. Experience managing and leading a team

  3. Experience making recommendations and influencing senior executives on sourcing initiatives that challenge the status quo

  4. Experience working with regional teams outside the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree

  2. Experience planning and leading negotiations with large Global Agencies and then managing those relationships from a Sourcing perspective

  3. Experience in managing transformational projects that require high-level of change management

  4. Experience presenting to leadership and cross- functional partners internally and externally

  5. Experience working in Creative and Production services

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at