Global Outsourcing Program Manager

Job Terms:
£124k per annum plus bonuses
Start date:
Posted By:
Shana Hector
12 months FTC

Job Description:

Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company to strategically develop, implement and optimize outsourcing and vendor management solutions
Act as a strategic thought partner for a continuously evolving billion dollar business. Work effectively with Facebook business teams as the primary Source to Pay business partner and category expert, addressing supply chain and supply market opportunities
Actively identify, track and manage issues and risks for the projects
Identify, develop and deploy industry-leading supplier management, procurement and category management practices
Prepare and manage outsourcing documents, contracts, statements of work and related procurement documents. Drive legal, financial and technological aspects of outsourced programs
Lead contract negotiations that optimize value to the company
Ensure program success through strong performance management and governance methodologies, in collaboration with the business
Balance business requirements versus technical constraints and maximize business benefits
Manage complex outsourcing projects (including planning, execution, measurement, and optimization of projects)
Establish strong collaborative relationships with Global Outsourcing Category Teams, Contract Management Teams, Procurement Operations Teams, and Procure to Pay to develop sound operational processes
Ensure regional/local processes are aligned to Facebook’s global operating model. Understand and apply policies, standards and practices established for vendor management
Build and cultivate strategic relationships with key suppliers
Ability to think strategically and operationally/tactically
Manage, coordinate and support special projects as needed


What a day to day looks like in this role?

- Looking at contracts and making sure they are aligned for the stakeholders requirements

- When it comes to the contract working with cross functional teams i.e legal

- Working effectively with cross functional teams

- They will support on the tatical items. i.e RFP reviews, getting requirements from the stakeholders

- Working on the contracts piece with Tiffany

- This role will be supporting will be supporting on multiple programmes. E.g whatsapp, reality labs are some examples of programmes they could be supporting

- Flexible working on different programmes

Minimum Qualifications
BS/BA degree
Knowledge of legal, financial and technology components of outsourcing
5+ years of experience in planning, outsourcing, negotiating, contracting and supplier management
Experience working with and building successful relationships with business stakeholders, cross-functional groups and third parties
Ability to drive change and improve end-to-end processes

Preferred Qualifications
MBA preferred
Experience working in a global and virtual environment, both internally and with suppliers
Experience with program management, vendor accountability and optimizing performance
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and experience applying these skills to resolve issues strategically
Experience negotiating, breaking down cost models and knowledge on the drivers of ROI

Client Description:

Our Client is the largest social media company in the world. They have substantial B2B and B2C advertising and media platforms, as well as a nonprofit initiative. With the mission of bringing people together, they now boast over 2 billion users, and are rapidly developing as they influence the world around us.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.