Sourcing Manager

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
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<p><strong>About VICE</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">An international media company that captures people at the heart of stories, and focuses on the ideas, issues, and context that other outlets miss. Launched in 1994, VICE operates in 35 cities across the globe, making 1500 pieces of content every day with a focus on five lines of business: VICE Digital, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICELAND, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.</span></p>
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<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Sourcing Manager will drive operational efficiency and cost savings projects for VICE Media through spend analytics, strategic sourcing, and joint process improvement with our internal business partners and external vendors. You will provide support to global cross-functional partners and vendors through process improvements, technology enhancements, reporting key metrics, training, user support, and sharing of best practices. This individual will provide outstanding service to clients and maintain high standards of quality work. The role is based in VICE’s New York office in the DUMBO neighborhood and will report to the Chief Procurement Officer. </span></p>
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<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Are you passionate about making things run more efficiently and driving ongoing process improvements in the business? We would love to hear from you as we optimize our procurement and shared services function.</span></em></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work closely with business leaders to evaluate, analyze and define business opportunities, potential solutions, and potential impacts on the organization</span></em></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deliver P&amp;L impact through cost optimization activities</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with cross-functional partners to streamline processes and resolve any system issues, conduct root cause analysis; support IT with recommendations for improvements</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support the implementation of new systems/ processes relating to sourcing and operational efficiency</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work on streamlining the processes involving but not limiting to new vendor creation, vendor onboarding, approval and due diligence processes</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive cross-functional teams to implement automation of these processes in our supplier master system and identify future enhancements</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with finance to ensure hard savings and cost avoidance KPIs are achieved on a monthly basis</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Spend Visibility, KPI (Key Performance Metrics) Reporting, Savings Tracking methodologies</span></li>
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<p><strong>Qualifications</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Math, Economics, Engineering, or Sciences (or a related field of study)</span></em></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">3-5 years of professional experience in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management and/or Business Consulting</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proficient in Microsoft Excel (e.g. pivot tables, v-lookups, formulas), Powerpoint, and Word</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Able to understand and lay out a process flow, identify gaps and suggest improvements</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Prior experience with ERPs and e-procurement tools (upstream and downstream) such as Oracle, NetSuite, Coupa, Concur, Tableau, Domo and others a plus</span></li>
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<p><strong>You have these skills:</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Problem-Solving– Takes an organized and logical approach to thinking through problems and complex issues, breaking down issues into manageable parts to resolve root causes &amp; identify solutions.</span></em></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solution Development – Understands business problems and requirements and develops practical, cost-effective solutions and recommendations.</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Continuous Learning / Improvement– Demonstrates a desire and capacity to expand expertise, develop new skills and grow professionally.</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Adaptability– Ability to re-direct personal efforts in response to changing circumstances and being receptive to feedback.</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Results Oriented– Effectively executes on plans, drives for results and takes accountability for outcomes.</span></li>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Relationship-Building– Is helpful, respectful, approachable and team-oriented, building strong w