Posted 5 days ago
Procurement Manager / Sr. Procurement Manager
NBCUniversal Media, LLC - New York, NY
Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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Job Description

Role Purpose:

This strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for leading the sourcing activities for the Market Research and HR Services and various other Services as required. The strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for managing the end to end sourcing processes, leading development, and execution of sourcing strategies, negotiating contracts, and managing key strategic suppliers. The successful candidate must have the ability to think analytically, lead cross company initiatives involving stakeholders both within NBCU and across the wider Comcast enterprise, work independently, and manage multiple competing priorities.

  • Negotiate deals that maximize cost savings and/or cost avoidance, improve service levels, mitigate contractual risks, and create/improve overall value for NBCU for the category areas mentioned above.
  • Provide written and verbal deal updates to executive management and key business stakeholders on deal terms, strategies, risks, and outcomes.
  • Analyze spend data from a variety of sources to develop fact based category strategies, gain buy in from stakeholders and implement sourcing strategies across functions/ business units and with various levels of management.
  • Work effectively with stakeholders across multiple levels of the organization in order to achieve business and sourcing objectives.
  • Negotiate robust contracts in conjunction with various stakeholders, 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 Requirements:
  • Minimum 5+ years of procurement experience for Manager position or 7+ years of procurement experience for Sr. Manager position in a sophisticated sourcing environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field. MBA Preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in all stages of the sourcing life cycle), especially the negotiation of contractual agreements in Corporate Services and Professional Services.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Skills and flexibility to work across a variety of categories as may be required.
  • Highly analytical - able to analyze complex data.
  • Strategic Thinking skills including an ability to make sound commercial judgments related to sourcing initiatives and deals.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills including crisp verbal skills, effective listening, and facilitation skills.
  • Execution skills including persistent drive for results utilizing sound project management, organizational and problem solving skills.

Application Information:
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $95,000 - $120,000 for Manager / $120,000 - $140,000 for Sr. Manager (both bonus eligible).

Additional Information

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing AccessibilityS[redacted].

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