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Sourcing Manager – Contingent Labor and Professional Services

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Sourcing Manager – Contingent Labor and Professional Services

Jobid 23768-367058

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 33394BR

**Job Title** Sourcing Manager – Contingent Labor and Professional Services

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Sourcing

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


Role Purpose

This strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for leading the sourcing activities for the Contingent Labor and Professional Services Categories. These services will include, but are not limited to, contingent labor (including MSP management), advisory consultants, business process outsourcing and HR Services. The strategic sourcing manager analyzes data and works with internal business partners to identify opportunities, develop strategies, develop and manage RFx’s, and negotiate agreements in this area. The strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for ensuring that supplier management processes are established within business units and that the sourcing process is followed for applicable sourcing activities. Must have the ability to think analytically, work independently and manage multiple competing priorities.


+ Analyze spend data from a variety of sources to develop and implement sourcing strategies.

+ Negotiate and implement deals that maximize cost savings, improve service levels, mitigate contractual risks, and creates/improves overall value for NBCU for the category areas mentioned above.

+ Demonstrate sourcing leadership; communicate and implement fact based sourcing strategies across functions and with various levels of management.

+ Manage long term strategy, continuous improvement, and day to day operations of the Managed Service Provider program.

+ Remain abreast of internal and external factors affecting commodity areas; identify opportunities and determine best in class sources of supply.

+ Continually introduce industry best practices to NBCU and implement where feasible.

+ Manage RFx process utilizing sourcing best practices.

+ Negotiate contracts while maintaining a strong understanding of contracting language and principles.

+ Develop project plans, deliverables, metrics and milestones. Implement process disciplines and management systems necessary to achieve desired results.

+ Develop compelling business cases/analyses to drive meaningful change in process or supplier as appropriate to meet sourcing strategy and business objectives.

+ Lead quarterly supplier reviews with key vendors to ensure progress and compliance with NBCUniversal policies and key program objectives.


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 5 years procurement experience in a sophisticated sourcing environment.

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.

+ Strong proficiency in all stages of the sourcing life cycle (from market analysis to procure to pay), especially the negotiation of contractual agreements.

+ Experience in managing a Contingent Labor/ Temporary Labor category, with an emphasis on continuous improvement and management of an MSP solution.

+ Experience in Sourcing and managing Business Process Outsourcing services, Financial Services such as card payment services and accounts payable/ accounts receivable services/systems, and Consulting Services.

+ Excellent ability to use Microsoft Suite and web based tools.Eligibility Requirements

+ Must be willing to work in New York, NY

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics


+ Skills and flexibility to assume a variety of categories as may be required.

+ Highly analytical—able to analyze complex data.

+ Strategic Thinking skills including an ability to make sound business judgments related to strategic supply philosophies, and initiatives.

+ Effective integrator, collaborator and promoter. Ability to influence toward optimal sourcing outcomes.

+ Communication and Interpersonal skills including crisp verbal skills plus effective listening skills; effective facilitation skills.

+ Ability to work across all functions and levels of an organization in order to influence change.

+ Execution skills including persistent drive for results utilizing sound project management, organizational and problem solving skills.

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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