Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world.
The Professional Services Sourcing Lead, Procurement is responsible for the third-party contracts and relationships for Professional Services (Audit/ Tax Advisory, Consulting, Legal, etc.), HR services, Payments and T&E, as well as other projects / subcategories as needed. Reporting to the Professional Services Category Tower Lead (Director), the role has global responsibilities across all Booking Holdings brands, including Booking.com, Rentalcars.com, Priceline.com, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable, with a total category spend exceeding $1 Billion.
Responsibilities and Duties
Develop and implement procurement category strategies for Professional Services, HR, Payments and T&E, and other subcategories to deliver ~$10M annualized P&L savings
Drive savings and value delivery initiatives through sourcing, vendor consolidation and process improvement, managing the end to end S2P process
Foster close relationships with global business partners to support their objectives and company growth
Actively participate in the implementation of Procurement processes and tools as well as associated policies
Manage key third-party relationships (vendor management), develop reporting to provide stakeholders key information / insights and drive resolutions with any stakeholder and vendor escalations
Drive change in mindset of stakeholders and brands to work as one combined company to maximize value of contracts and vendor relationships
5-8 years of experience
Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to build rapport and credibility with business partners, including senior leadership
Excellent analytical ability and attention to detail
Experience building and managing relationships with senior business leaders within a Matrix organization
Cross-functional collaboration to identify savings and value-driving opportunities
Demonstrated change management and project management skills with flexibility to work both independently and in teams
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert negotiation skills
Category management expertise, with demonstrated expertise within the Professional Services, IT or Marketing categories
Payment-card sourcing / vendor management related experience
Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. Our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures. At Booking Holdings, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands:
Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.
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