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Sourcing Manager
Ref No.: 18-16874
Location: Universal City, California
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:HR & Recruiting
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Position: Sourcing Manager
Location: Universal City, CA
Contract Term: 12 Months
Schedule: 9:00AM - 6:00PM, Monday - Friday
Pay Rate: $50.00 - $55.00/hour
Benefits: ACA Compliant Benefits Available
Screenings: Background and drug screenings prior to start date

Summary:
  • Works in the Global Sourcing & Procurement organization and is primarily responsible for building and maintaining strong oversight of existing and new IT professional services engagements and relationships.
  • Supports IT to govern delivery of IT services to ensure that  standards for outsourced services are maintained.
  • Candidates should possess world-class supplier management skills.
  • You will ensure that expected service levels and value are achieved from key supplier relationships, functioning as the front line to both the company and the Suppliers. Responsibilities
  • Primary focus on all types of IT Professional Services and related program management
  • Secondary focus on IT Hardware, Data Center/Hosting and related Software/Services
  • Align with business partners to drive Sourcing strategy creation and execution
  • Lead RFP activities
  • Leverage enterprise-wide spend
  • Provide strategic insights and influence the decision making process
  • Lead negotiation of statements of work and contracts
  • Responsible for timely execution of projects, coordinating efforts across all business units
  • Work in close cooperation with Information Security, Legal and Finance
  • Ongoing performance management and handling of performance-related escalations
  • Maintain accurate contracts data, vendor records and transaction information
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent, advanced degree strongly preferred. Do not apply unless you have a 4-year degree
  • Professional Sourcing/Procurement accreditations preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ of direct experience in the noted Vendor Management and/or Sourcing/Procurement disciplines
  • Strong commercial acumen, ability to negotiate complex deals
  • Experience in structuring large enterprise-wide transactions
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills
  • Exceptional relationship management skills and ability to interact at all levels of management
  • Must be a proactive self-starter and multi-tasker with superior time management skills Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be willing to work full-time in Universal City, CA
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older Desired Characteristics
  • Experience in Media and Entertainment industry preferred
  • Significant experience in managing large off-shore outsourcing relationships
  • Personable and able to build and maintain positive relationships