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Strategic Sourcing Data Analyst
Ref No.: 20-02781
Location: Menlo Park, California
Duties:
  • Facebook is currently searching for a seasoned professional to work in Finance to be part of the Marketing Sourcing team. This person will work closely with multiple business groups driving strategic sourcing strategies and analyzing data for media services that support the business to ensure financial compliance to contract terms are enforced and Facebook business teams understand where they can extract additional value from their vendors.
  • The Data Analyst will clean and analyze various data points based on commercial contracts terms and sourcing activities for our Strategic Sourcing Manager for Media.
  • This position requires extensive knowledge and experience with data analysis and understanding of commercial contract financial terms.
  • The Data Analyst must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with frequent tight deadlines under minimal supervision and must also be comfortable working collaboratively, efficiently and effectively with both internal clients and external vendors.

Skills:
  • Review commercial contract terms and develop plan to ensure financial contract compliance through review of POs, invoices, weekly/monthly financial reports from vendors that cover media spent and staff plan utilization.
  • Engage in frequent verbal and written communications with Facebook and vendor's teams.
  • Support sourcing projects including preparing RFx's, managing competitive bids, obtaining quotes, negotiating, examining and analyzing bids and proposals, etc.
  • Ensure business activities and contracts comply with internal policies and guidelines.
  • Specific project work will vary including various sourcing and source-to-pay activities.
  • Experience partnering with a team of channel, retail, e-commerce, marketing, sales, and product development teams to develop and build alignment around long- and short-term vendor strategies
  • Proven track record of implementing process improvement initiatives based on data analysis
  • BS degree in business, supply chain, procurement, finance or management