Senior Manager, Procurement Center of Excellence

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA, United States
13 days ago

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Activision|Blizzard is seeking a Manager, Procurement Center of Excellence who will be responsible for managing a US based purchasing team to improve procurement operational process and managing procurement operational process/metrics.

This individual is expected to build a high performing procurement team, and to develop collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers in order to optimize service delivery value.

The manager will oversee maintenance of existing systems and provide both process and technical expertise to improve existing Procure to Pay processes and/or develop new processes to create efficiencies. This includes systems that enable category management, spend analysis, requisitioning, purchasing approvals, sourcing, negotiation, supplier selection, online catalogs, PO/contracts, managing supplier risk, managing supplier performance, assuring contract compliance, supplier billing, supplier payment and savings tracking.

This position reports to Director, Technology Sourcing and Procurement and works closely with all members of the procurement organization, as well as other stakeholder departments, such as IT, Finance and Accounts Payable.

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COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We've worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences… ever. Join us!

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