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Sourcing Specialist II - Professional Services

Company: Disneyland Hong Kong
Location: Burbank
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.The focus of this role is to partner with business stakeholders across the enterprise to make smart sourcing decisions in selecting service providers to maximize the value of our $1B+ of annual professional services spend, and to mitigate risks through smart contract negotiations. This includes running RFP's, negotiating enterprise & segment level deals, managing supplier relationships, recommending best-in-class suppliers & innovations, facilitating process improvements and bringing stakeholders across the segments together for collaboration and leveraging opportunities. We serve as the connective tissue across the segments, creating broader opportunities than what is possible at the segment level. -Responsibilities -Join a dynamic team that is responsible for the strategic sourcing of Professional Services for The Walt Disney Company, building relationships with key executives, advising on market engagement to identify the best supplier partners, leading deal negotiations, and helping to optimize cross segment supplier relationships. You will work on a wide variety of initiatives that will keep the role exciting, exposing you to many service providing industries, such as consulting and advisory, financial, tax, audit, subscriptions, translations, temporary workers, managed services etc., and enabling your growth in strategic thinking, relationship building, creative problem solving, process improvement, innovation sourcing, and other key skills that will develop you as a strong business leader. You will also be tasked with developing subject-matter expertise in the professional services category, through research, networking, leading key projects and building relationships with leaders in the various disciplines. Every day is different, and there are countless opportunities to contribute value to the business, while growing your own skills & capabilities.The Sourcing Specialist II will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic sourcing fees and contractual arrangements through competitive bids and contract negotiations. - This individual will:

  • Participate in cross-functional sourcing projects with key internal stakeholders
  • Evaluate suppliers and consultants based on pre-determined selection criteria
  • Prepare and implement RFIs and RFPs for professional services in accordance with TWDC policy and procedures.
  • Analyze bids based on total cost/supply to identify opportunities to achieve optimal value
  • Prepare and execute clear, structured negotiation strategies utilizing Strategic Sourcing methodology
  • Prepare and execute contracts for key stakeholders as well as perform post-award administration
  • Understand and assist in the development and execution of performance management programs with suppliers that focus on quality, responsiveness and cost
  • Ensure compliance with Sourcing and Procurement policies and best practices
  • Communicate and report to management the status of any critical external relationships that could affect planning and decision-making
  • Analyze industry trends and conditions that affect internal stakeholders and external suppliers and/or pricing
  • Participate in professional development activities to keep abreast of current industry best practices
  • Demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances
  • Show proficiency with all aspects of the sourcing process for professional services agreements.
  • Demonstrate experience in drafting and executing professional services agreements.
  • Have experience working with a legal department on matters concerning boilerplate revisions to terms and conditions. -Basic Qualifications
    • 1-2+ Years of strategic sourcing experience
    • Ability to interact with and establish relationships with employees at all level
    • Strong strategic agility
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
    • Internal customer focus
    • Ability/desire to work in a diverse environment
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity
    • Proven proficiency with all aspects of the sourcing process for professional services agreements
    • Established experience working with legal department on matters concerning boilerplate revisions to terms and conditions.
    • Knowledge of:- Sourcing & Procurement processes- Basic legal terms & conditions- Entertainment industry trends and conditions -Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience working with and/or for firms who provide consulting and advisory services
      • Professional Services Sourcing background is a plus.
      • Consulting/Advisory background is a plus. -Required Education
        • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field -Company OverviewAt Corporate, you'll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company's many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.The Professional Services Sourcing Team collaborates with key business stakeholders across the Walt Disney Company to define and execute sourcing strategies by creatively crafting deals that deliver value across the enterprise and improve the way we do business with our partners ultimately maximizing the value of our services investments. The Professional Services Category includes professional, ancillary, and contingent labor services such as: consulting and advisory, financial, tax, audit, information subscriptions, translations, temporary workers and managed services. -Additional InformationThis position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at - -The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $84,600.00-$103,400.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. -

Keywords: Disneyland Hong Kong, Burbank , Sourcing Specialist II - Professional Services, Accounting, Auditing , Burbank, California

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