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Facebook Sourcing Manager, Professional Services 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.


Meta's Reality Labs' division is a rapidly growing business unit dedicated to building the metaverse and computing platforms of the future. The Global Sourcing team is essential to enabling our internal hardware development and operations. We pride ourselves on sourcing and managing suppliers who can bring best-in-class capabilities that help our stakeholders research, develop, and ship cutting edge technologies. We are a fast-paced, customer-focused Sourcing organization who prioritize maximizing value and working collaboratively with our stakeholders and suppliers in a win-win fashion.

Required Skills:

  1. Identify, develop and deploy best practice supplier management, sourcing, and category management practices including responsibility for the development and maintenance of Sub-Category plans in alignment with business units

  2. Analyze spend data, internal requirements, and external supply markets to develop strategic sourcing strategies and plans aligned with the business goals

  3. Manage complex sourcing projects (i.e. eRFx) and lead contract negotiations that optimize value to the company

  4. Negotiate and manage a wide variety of contracts for any of several service categories (i.e. Engineering Services, Outsourced Operations, Data Collection, Quality Assurance, Consultancies)

  5. Develop strong collaborative relationships with key business partners and cross functional teams to strategically manage spend and establish a preferred supplier program to channel spend appropriately

  6. Serve as "Account Manager” interfacing with the business units at an executive level to understand budgets and business roadmaps

  7. Act as sourcing subject matter expert in consulting with the business on sourcing strategies, processes, policies, and best practices

  8. Develop strong partnerships with Procurement Operations, Accounts Payable, Finance, Contingent Workforce and Legal teams

  9. Lead process-improvement projects to streamline Source-to-Pay processes

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, supply chain, procurement, management or related field

  2. 5+ years of experience in Sourcing or Procurement with indirect categories

  3. 3+ years of experience in category management developing and implementing indirect services category plans

  4. Experience managing global contract documents through execution

  5. Experience in taking large quantities of data, performing analysis and making succinct recommendations on sourcing opportunities

  6. Influencing and changing management experience with experience managing multiple priorities

  7. Experience implementing strategic sourcing and process improvement initiatives

  8. Experience in planning sourcing, negotiating, contracting and supplier management

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in business, finance, accounting, supply chain, procurement, management or related field

  2. Direct experience Sourcing for Engineering services on behalf of consumer hardware businesses

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