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Global Sourcing Manager


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Global Sourcing Manager

Jobid 23768-381348

Location: Denver, CO, 80238, USA

Description **Job Number** 36056BR

**Job Title** Global Sourcing Manager

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** Craftsy

**Posting Category** Sourcing & Procurement

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Colorado

**City** Denver


Role Purpose

Design, develop, and lead a global sourcing capability to cost-effectively procure materials for our growing assortment of physical products and kits.


• Develop and implement strategies to identify and reduce total cost, improve processes, identify opportunities and leverage buying decisions while maintaining or raising quality.

• Create and manage process for initial and ongoing due diligence on potential and current vendors to ensure sound business decisions, risk monitoring and mitigation.

• Partner closely with Product Development to identify optimal sources for the right quality and amount of materials and components needed for us to deliver our assortment on time and in a cost-effective manner.

• Partner with Buying and Planning teams to develop and execute timelines to track and manage vendor communications, sampling & approvals, and on-time product delivery

• Partner with Supply Chain team to ensure regular communication and on-time delivery of shipments from domestic and international vendor partners

• Continuously evaluate and assess business needs, and partner with executive leadership to establish the procurement vision and strategy.

• Manage processes for product safety testing and compliance

• Maintain current awareness of industry trends and best practices.


Basic Qualifications

〈 5+ years experience in global sourcing, preferably in textiles, arts & crafts, and/or toy related industries

〈 Experience quickly finding and successfully procuring a wide array of high quality, safety-compliant products

〈 Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects with attention to detail and strong time management and organization skills to achieve desired outcomes

〈 Creative problem-solver with a bias for finding ways to quickly, effectively, and ethically get the job done

〈 A clear understanding of financial measurements (sales, gross margin, measures of inventory productivity) and how to impact them

〈 Excellent communication skills, including externally with vendor partners as well as internally at multiple levels within in the organization

〈 A flexible attitude when confronted with unexpected obstacles in a fast-paced environment

〈 A demonstrated passion for crafting and creative activities a major plus!

Eligibility Requirements

〈 Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

〈 Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice as needed

〈 Must be willing to work in Denver, CO

〈 Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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