Oracle Rocklin , CA 95765
Responsible for overseeing activities related to the procurement of materials, parts, components, and equipment. Manages a professional staff.
Develops and implements policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities. May review and approve purchases up to a specified dollar amount. May negotiate major contracts involving large dollar amounts. Interacts with suppliers to resolve issues and maintain the Oracle/Supplier relationship. May analyze and summarize global commodity spending trends to identify cost saving opportunities. Monitors activities to ensure Oracle's Global Purchasing/Finance policy objectives are met. May review standard and nonstandard contracts. Identify, propose and initiate implementation of process efficiencies/improvements.
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated knowledge of commodities and assigned Local Countries. Knowledge of Internet Procurement, Purchasing Core Applications, Purchasing Legal Guidelines, Corporate Financial Policies, and Monaco Documents.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Director, Procurement Management Office/Mergers & AcquisitionsIntegration
Location: Rocklin, CA
About the Company:
After 30 years, Oracleremains the gold standard for database technology and applications inenterprises throughout the world: The Company is the world's leading supplierof software for information management, and the world's second largestindependent software company. The acquisition of Sun Microsystems gives Oraclea leadership role in the hardware arena as well. Oracle technology can be found in nearlyevery industry, and in the data centers of 98 of the Fortune 100 companies.Oracle is the first software company to develop and deploy 100 percentinternet-enabled enterprise software across its entire product line: database,business applications, and applications development and decision support tools.
About the Role:
This leadership role is responsible for all aspects of adynamic organization that manages global programs and support functions acrossthe Global Procurement & Source-To-Settle organizations. The Procurement Management Office is acollection of teams that includes: Mergers and Acquisitions integration,Supplier Diversity, Supplier Due Diligence, Sustainability, Software Complianceand Technology Lifecycle Management, as well as a Communications and Qualityteam.
The Director will play a pivotal role, including thedirection of department senior managers and their staff, in evolving anddelivering improved capabilities through ongoing process improvements whileleveraging automation where possible. S/he will be responsible for developing and translating departmentalgoals into performance objectives for each manager to include measurement ofthe departmental and individual performance goals against plan. They will jointly develop and implement anemployee development plan for each line manager and recommend strategies forimprovement.
As leader of the M&A integrations team, they oversee theteam responsible for the onboarding, communications and education activitiesfor acquired company employees across Procurement and Source-To-Settlefunctions. They provide support to theirM&A integration leads with discovery, integrating acquired companytransacting processes and programs within Oracle systems, suppliercommunications and onboarding, identifying solutions required for businesscritical operations and the cut-over and cut-off of acquired companysystems. Additionally, this leader willregularly interact with senior management across functional areas in support ofintegration and problem solving to ensure operational improvements are achieved.
10 years' experience in procurement
5 years' experience in supplier diversity and supplier due dilligence
Experience in mergers and acquisitions integration
Working knowledge and understanding of corporate travel programs
Ability to effectively prioritize
Work independently with minimal management oversight
Able to drive change management
Led and participated in global virtual teams
Demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Program and project management experience
Process and tool oriented
Solid business ethics and integrity