Manager, Non-IT Indirect Materials in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Scottsdale
  • Job Type:
    Procurement
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/21/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0033330

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 237 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal’s Global Sourcing Team is seeking a Sourcing Manager that will hold primary responsibility for indirect categories such as: Real Estate & Facilities, Professional Services, etc. – based on the selected candidates’ skill-set.

The Sourcing Manager is accountable for developing, managing and executing the sourcing strategy for assigned indirect categories (such as Real Estate & Facilities, Professional Services, etc.) in North America, and in some instances, Globally. This individual will work closely with business units to manage sourcing strategies that drive significant value and impact for the BU operations and profitability. The candidate will set the direction for the category area, building both short/medium and long-term opportunities to drive sourcing excellence. The candidate must possess excellent sourcing and stakeholder management skills. This position is part of the PayPal Global Sourcing Team, which oversees $1Billion+ in global spend of indirect products and services, supporting all business units within the company. With staff currently located in three countries around the world, we partner closely with the business teams to minimize risk and maximize value through Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management. 


Required Skills:

  • Great communicator, with a strong willingness to help facilitate understanding and solutions
  • Superior analytical ability to quickly gather facts, perform root cause analysis and draw conclusions 
  • Strong negotiation skills to influence leadership on strategic direction, business case value proposition & sourcing recommendations
  • Strong contract/vendor negotiation preparation/execution skills to achieve desired outcomes
  • Strong ability to drive and implement change across stakeholder group
  • Ability to manage multiple project/tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills for interaction with team members and stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or related discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience required in Sourcing with a Fortune 500 company, a leading consultancy, or other major industry
  • Banking, Technology or Financial Services experience
  • Experience in managing non-IT indirect spend categories
  • Experience in project management
  • Strong negotiation, analytics, strategy/planning skills

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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