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Sourcing Manager

Company: Amdocs
Location: Burbank
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 164611

Required Travel :Minimal

Managerial - No

Location: :USA-CA, Burbank (AM)

Who are we?

Amdocs helps those who build the future to make it amazing. With our market-leading portfolio of software products and services, we unlock our customers' innovative potential, empowering them to provide next-generation communication and media experiences for both the individual end user and enterprise customers. Our 30,000 employees around the globe are here to accelerate service providers' migration to the cloud, enable them to differentiate in the 5G era, and digitalize and automate their operations. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.3 billion in fiscal 2021. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com

In one sentence

The Sourcing Manager is responsible for all business-related activities that Amdocs performs with its suppliers that are under his / her responsibility in order to optimize costs and savings.

What will your job look like?

* You will perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification of suppliers, tender management, negotiation and closure of contracts to obtain optimal total cost of ownership (cost, service, quality).
* You will work closely with all Amdocs units in order to fully understand their needs from Procurement.
* You will develop expert knowledge in the relevant procurement category center and work to implement the global category strategy and guidelines.
* You will develop and maintain expert knowledge of respective global supply markets, competitors and product innovations.
* You will identify cost reduction opportunities to achieve financial goals.
* You will perform due diligence at new potential suppliers and pre-qualify them before initiating a business relationship.
* You will lead the supplier selection processes (CBA).
* You will own and conclude the appropriate legal Procurement agreements.
* You will provide periodic reporting for management on Procurement activities and savings.
* You will place purchase orders with suppliers and act as the owner of the entire P2P process.
* You will conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential areas of improvement.

All you need is...

Minimum Requirements

* Bachelor's degree (LLB, Economics, Business Administration) - Mandatory
* 3-6 years of technologies procurement expertise (in a global corporate - preferred), experience with media technologies - nice to have
* Experience in leading a medium / large contracting and bidding processes (EULA, MSA, etc.)
* Ability to execute and achieve the procurement strategy and act as "one face" in Vubiquity (part of Amdocs Media)
* Ability to work effectively in an interrupt-driven, fast-paced, and rapidly changing environment
* Strong verbal and written communication skills

Nice to Have

* Experience in the communication and/or media industries
* Experience with Professional Services procurement
* Project Management background

Why you will love this job:

* You will be working within an extremely diverse and multi-cultural environment, and a fast growing and dynamic organization
* You will be provided with a rare learning opportunity within an experienced team, working on high end technology and solutions.
* You will be working on market leading software for the telecommunications industry

Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce

reasons to work for amdocs

Join a leading global software and services provider championing creativity and technology to build a better connected world

Touch the lives of over 3 billion people by enabling connectivity, stimulating commerce and economic growth, and inspiring people through the power of entertainment

Work for a company that serves the world's largest communications and media companies, including AT&T, Orange, Sky, T-Mobile, and Vodafone

Be part of a company that engages in relationships with over 600+ leading film studios, TV networks and producers like Disney, Warner Bros and Sony

Help drive partnerships with some of the world's largest tech companies, including Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft to take the industry to the cloud

Immerse yourself in one of the largest end-to-end DevOps departments in our industry

Join a diverse and inclusive work environment, advancing the communities in which we work while creating sustainable products and services

Grow with a global leader with opportunities to develop, learn and upskill yourself


Perks And Benefits

Treat yourself with generous holidays gifts from Amdocs

Access tons of complementary learning and upskilling programs to stay on top of what's new in your field

Enjoy our generous paid parental leave policy

Enjoy a wide range of fun company activities for you and your family

Secure your and your family's future with Life and Disability insurance

Take paid time off to volunteer for the causes that you're passionate about

Explore internal mobility opportunities. Experience different roles within Amdocs

Stay grounded with wellbeing and mediation courses, lectures and self-development tools

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Keywords: Amdocs, Burbank , Sourcing Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Burbank, California

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