Manager Sourcing, Contingent Labor, HR Services, and Market Research - New York


: $111,115.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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This strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for leading the sourcing activities for the Human Resources and Market Research Categories. These services will include, but are not limited to, Contingent Labor (including MSP management), Market Research 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.

  • Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years procurement experience in a sourcing environment.
  • Bachelor?s Degree in Business or related field. MBA Preferred.
  • Proficiency in all stages of the sourcing life cycle (from market analysis to procure to pay), including the negotiation of contractual agreements preferred
  • 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, Consulting, Market Research and HR Services.
  • Excellent ability to use Microsoft Suite and web based tools.

  • Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • 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.
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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