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DCSM - People & Culture and Facilities

Discovery Communications
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Job Code
    114821800
Discovery Communications


DCSM - People & Culture and Facilities

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 24877
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Finance
Discovery

Overview

The Discovery Category Senior Manager (DCSM) for People & Culture and Facilities leads procurement category strategy development and associated initiatives for the subcategories of: Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel. He/she is a subject matter expert in these categories with prior experience who proactively partners with multiple stakeholders (executive level, manager, and staff) to develop category strategies and leads sourcing projects, specification definition and demand management, as well as managing supplier performance and innovation activities. People & Culture and Facilities represents $350M in third party spend and contributes to business success and revenue growth. The Discovery Category Manager (DCSM) – People & Culture and Facilities reports to the VP, Category Leader – Corporate Services.



Responsibilities

1. Set category related objectives in alignment with the Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel business partners/stakeholders

2. Responsible for the development and execution of projects based on the Category Strategies and business activities to feed into the Annual Category Plan

3. Accountable for the delivery of category savings targets through collaboration and engagement with business stakeholders

4. Responsible for Executive and Managerial level engagement within Discovery and at supplier levels

5. Accountable for the implementation of consistent qualitative and quantitative targets and KPIs for the category

6. Maintain a strong external focus to inform negotiations and Procurement strategy by leveraging industry peers and professional organizations and regular industry benchmarking, assessing best practices, innovation and being involved in industry forums

7. Accountable and responsible for the overall relationship with the strategic suppliers and the specialized suppliers in the category with a high ‘problem solving’ attitude

8. Conducts education sessions for stakeholders on Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel topics

9. Regularly conducts 3rd party performance, financial and payment terms audits

10. Negotiates multi-year and annual scope of work agreements

11. Responsible for input into the category supplier segmentation and agreeing actions to improve supplier performance and value contribution as needed based on the Discover Supplier Performance and Innovation (SP&I) framework



Qualifications

* 10+ years of experience. Extensive understanding of Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel categories. Experience in category and demand management as well as negotiating.
* Focus on teamwork and cross functional collaboration
* High level of organization skills and attention to detail
* Strong computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
* Strong communication skills to interact within all levels of the company, in a concise and clear manner
* Ability to function effectively in a matrixed organization
* Understanding of the supplier landscape across major categories of spend; industry and/or professional relationships with vendors in these categories a plus
* Demonstrated contract and agreement negotiation experience, including development of negotiating strategies
* Excellent written, oral and presentation skills and an ability to synthesize complex and technical information into concise and clear recommendation
* Willingness to bring thought leadership, a creative mindset, and a fresh perspective on new ways to approach existing problems
* Undergraduate degree required; Master’s preferred
* Professional accreditation in sourcing / procurement a plus

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI114821800

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>DCSM - People & Culture and Facilities</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24877<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Finance<br/>Discovery<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">The Discovery Category Senior Manager (DCSM) for People & Culture and Facilities leads procurement category strategy development and associated initiatives for the subcategories of: Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel. He/she is a subject matter expert in these categories with prior experience who proactively partners with multiple stakeholders (executive level, manager, and staff) to develop category strategies and leads sourcing projects, specification definition and demand management, as well as managing supplier performance and innovation activities. People & Culture and Facilities represents $350M in third party spend and contributes to business success and revenue growth. The Discovery Category Manager (DCSM) People & Culture and Facilities reports to the VP, Category Leader Corporate Services.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Set category related objectives in alignment with the Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel business partners/stakeholders</p><p style="margin: 0px;">2. Responsible for the development and execution of projects based on the Category Strategies and business activities to feed into the Annual Category Plan</p><p style="margin: 0px;">3. Accountable for the delivery of category savings targets through collaboration and engagement with business stakeholders</p><p style="margin: 0px;">4. Responsible for Executive and Managerial level engagement within Discovery and at supplier levels</p><p style="margin: 0px;">5. Accountable for the implementation of consistent qualitative and quantitative targets and KPIs for the category</p><p style="margin: 0px;">6. Maintain a strong external focus to inform negotiations and Procurement strategy by leveraging industry peers and professional organizations and regular industry benchmarking, assessing best practices, innovation and being involved in industry forums</p><p style="margin: 0px;">7. Accountable and responsible for the overall relationship with the strategic suppliers and the specialized suppliers in the category with a high problem solving attitude</p><p style="margin: 0px;">8. Conducts education sessions for stakeholders on Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel topics</p><p style="margin: 0px;">9. Regularly conducts 3rd party performance, financial and payment terms audits</p><p style="margin: 0px;">10. Negotiates multi-year and annual scope of work agreements</p><p style="margin: 0px;">11. Responsible for input into the category supplier segmentation and agreeing actions to improve supplier performance and value contribution as needed based on the Discover Supplier Performance and Innovation (SP&I) framework</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* 10+ years of experience. Extensive understanding of Contingent Labor, People & Culture, Facilities, Real Estate, Security, and Travel categories. Experience in category and demand management as well as negotiating.<br />* Focus on teamwork and cross functional collaboration<br />* High level of organization skills and attention to detail<br />* Strong computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint<br />* Strong communication skills to interact within all levels of the company, in a concise and clear manner<br />* Ability to function effectively in a matrixed organization<br />* Understanding of the supplier landscape across major categories of spend; industry and/or professional relationships with vendors in these categories a plus<br />* Demonstrated contract and agreement negotiation experience, including development of negotiating strategies <br />* Excellent written, oral and presentation skills and an ability to synthesize complex and technical information into concise and clear recommendation<br />* Willingness to bring thought leadership, a creative mindset, and a fresh perspective on new ways to approach existing problems<br />* Undergraduate degree required; Masters preferred<br />* Professional accreditation in sourcing / procurement a plus</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/NayqEJtjXak5IRBOukBZn"> <p>PI114821800</p>

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