Sourcing Manager – Human Resources Services
Finance - New York, NY

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Role Purpose
This strategic sourcing manager will be responsible for supporting the Human Resources Sourcing Services. These services will include, but are not limited to, benefits, staffing, relocation, outplacement and training. The strategic sourcing manager works with internal business partners to identify opportunities, develop strategy, develop RFx’s, and negotiate deals and contracts in this area. You will be responsible for ensuring that supplier management processes are established within business units and that the sourcing process is followed for all sourcing activities. Must have the ability to think analytically, work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Analyze spend data from a variety of sources by supplier type, vendor and commodities to develop and implement sourcing strategies.
  • Remain abreast of internal and external factors affecting commodity areas, in order to identify opportunities and determine potential sources of supply.
  • Continually introduce industry best practices to NBCU and implement where feasible
  • Manage RFx process utilizing sourcing best practices; this includes the resolution of any contracts related issues.
  • Negotiate and implement deals that maximize cost savings, improve service levels and mitigate contractual risks for NBCU
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal business partners and external
  • Develop project plans, deliverables, metrics and milestones. Implement process disciplines and management systems necessary to achieve desired results
  • Develop compelling business case/analysis to drive meaningful change in process or supplier as appropriate to meet sourcing strategy objectives

    Basic Qualifications
  • 5 - 7 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 Sourcing Insurance, Benefits, Recruiting Services (Permanent and Contingent), Training, International Relocation Services and other HR related services (consulting and software services).
  • 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.
  • Excellent ability to use Microsoft Suite and web based tools

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: 9600BR)
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • 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

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