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Procurement Business Partner, Google Procurement Organization

Company: Google Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience, including experience in procurement/strategic sourcing.
  • Project and/or program management experience, with change management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated analytical skills that drive creative problem solving. Leadership qualities including effective interpersonal and team building.
  • Persuasive written/verbal communication skills coupled with multi-tasking and organizational capabilities, with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, bias to action and effectively translate strategies into actionable plans. Results-oriented.
  • Demonstrated influencing and change management skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple complex priorities. Team player with a positive attitude who can work with a diverse set of stakeholders and ecosystem partners.

About the job

In the Google Procurement Organization (GPO), our aim is to unlock value for Google to reinvest in what matters most. We do this by bringing velocity, efficiency, and security to buying at Google, while partnering deeply across Google to deliver solutions fit for purpose. As a centralized organization operating in a high complexity environment, we bring "one voice" to stakeholders and suppliers to ensure the best outcomes. Our organization fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation while providing opportunities for ongoing career growth and development.

Within the Google Procurement Organization, the Business Partnering team acts as a liaison between Procurement and Google Product Areas and Functions.


  • Act as a business partner and liaison between Procurement and Google product area(s) to be the 'voice of procurement' to support and manage the end-to-end procurement portfolio.
  • Ensure business needs are aligned with the development and implementation of procurement strategies by collaborating closely across procurement and business product area(s).
  • Collaborate across the Google product areas to manage and support planning efforts and governance, including monitoring value creation goals and adoption of best practices and innovation.
  • Analyze and leverage data and analytics to enable both business and procurement strategies aligned to business priorities, allowing Google to operate at its highest possible level.

Keywords: Google Inc., Chicago , Procurement Business Partner, Google Procurement Organization, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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