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Senior Manager, Technology Sourcing

5161

New York, NY, US, 10036

General Business
New York
Full-Time

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

Overview and Responsibilities:

The Senior Manager of Technology Sourcing will be a key leader in driving global sourcing activities and initiatives across the Broadcast and Production Technology categories of Paramount Tech. This candidate will have sole responsibility for managing the Broadcast and Production Technology workstream as well as some strategic responsibilities across traditional technology categories.

We are looking for a candidate who will be responsible for:

  • Developing category strategies passionate about driving commonality across the Broadcast and Production Technology environments
  • Crafting an annual category plan that will estimate annual savings and operational efficiencies which can be used as a basis for the Technology Sourcing Annual Operating plan
  • Directing the negotiation of enterprise wide, global agreements that fully use the total economy of scale of Paramount Global Tech
  • Building and maintaining strong partnerships with Tech stakeholders, internal business partners, and key strategic Paramount Global suppliers.
  • Establishing regular cadence with key partners to review and prioritize Tech Sourcing project pipeline using established dashboarding tools
  • Working with partners on driving six step Sourcing process as per Paramount Global Sourcing policy
  • Frequently reporting project status to the Technology Sourcing Senior Leadership team and key partners
  • Applying innovation and various Sourcing levers to increase savings and operational efficiency
  • Developing workflow process that can be demonstrated across the entire Tech Sourcing team
  • Working closely with International peers to ensure global agreements are negotiated and carried out according to regional requirements
  • Mentoring junior members of team on designated projects within the Broadcast and Production Tech category

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring Tech category management strategies
  • A proven track record of strong negotiation skills that improve measurable cost reduction and efficiency improvements
  • Proven success in building strong partnerships with internal collaborators, internal business partners and external suppliers
  • Ability to drive all facets of large-scale Technology projects throughout project lifecycle

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of multiple technology platforms
  • Understanding of both the Broadcast and Production Technology space and its key suppliers
  • Phenomenally strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills; MS Excel proficient; MS PowerPoint, MS Word, PowerBi proficient
  • Strong experience with Ariba eSourcing preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead and participate in cross functional teams
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Excellent documentation and requirements analysis

 

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies, we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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