Sr. Mgr, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

Univision Miami, FL

About the Job

Position Summary

In coordination/collaboration with the function owners, the Sr. Sourcing Manager, will be responsible for leading/managing the strategic sourcing of several goods and services in support of Univision's sourcing needs.

This position requires excellent internal customer service abilities and executive communication skills as the Sr. Manager will be responsible for interfacing with senior executives on a regular basis. This person will also recommend and set procurement strategies/priorities along with other Sourcing and Procurement leaders, in support of Univision's Sourcing and Procurement Strategic Plan.

The Sr. Manager is also accountable for providing operational support and thought leadership on procurement/sourcing strategies regarding supply chain, process and infrastructure improvements. This position will ensure consistency in approach and quality and depth of analysis during the procurement/sourcing process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop overall vision, strategy and execution plan for addressable spend categories
  • Develop commodity sourcing strategies for each actively managed function
  • Build/establish strategic relationships with key suppliers
  • Serve as a business partner to Business Unit key stakeholders by identifying their critical business requirements and providing procurement services to meet/exceed their expectations
  • Provide rigorous cost and market analysis following the models established by Strategic Sourcing focusing on the total cost of ownership
  • Prepare for and execute clear, structured negotiations following the Strategic Sourcing process
  • Ensure consistent application of procurement processes across constituent groups
  • Identify, develop and deploy best practice supplier management, procurement and supply chain practices
  • Drive internal skill/capability development to broaden and build staff skill sets
  • Continue to institutionalize procurement performance measures that demonstrate value and ensure supplier performance
  • Ensure compliance, cost savings and performance measures are established, tracked and achieved

Required Skills & Experience

  • 7-12+ years Sourcing and Procurement experience - preferably in an Entertainment / Media / Technology industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance
  • Detailed and structured cost/financial analysis
  • Deep Sourcing and Supply chain management expertise across multiple categories/functions
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to influence future internal clients at all levels in the organization
  • Related industry experience procuring a diversified range of products and services
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Fluent in Spanish (read and write)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from office in Miami, FL (currently remote)
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis