Production Manager / Procurement

PRODUCTION MANAGER – PROCUREMENT

Full-time

As a Procurement Manager at FACEIT Media, you will face incredible challenges in driving the strategy and execution of supply chain management and purchasing strategies. You will work closely with our team of producers, designers, league operations staff, management and our partners to execute ecosystems that create transformational experiences for gamers millions of times each week. You will own an incredibly important part of the product.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, hone and execute new improved procurement strategies across all channels of purchasing and FACEIT Media properties
  • Sourcing, benchmarking and negotiating terms, conditions and rates with suppliers.
  • Evaluate and enhance our operations in local spend while researching and prospecting developments in global spend
  • Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of any possible obstacles to ideal efficiency
  • Institute policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics that will reduce our overall expenses while increasing productivity
  • Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks
  • Coordinate deliveries
  • Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation


Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
  • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Radical thinking paired with strong execution – you can envision a world different than the status quo with the ability to articulate a clear path to get there.
  • Creative problem solver – you are able to identify real obstacles and viable solutions.
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty and do whatever is necessary to ensure success.
  • Able to set goals and articulate the desired outcome and work collaboratively to achieve these goals.
  • A former: Procurement Manager, Events Manager, Production Manager, Project Manager, Finance professional, and/or competitive gamer.
  • Education: B.A., B.S., or equivalent. Graduate degree is a plus, but not required.

PASSION

  • Great understanding and demonstrated interest in competitive gaming.
  • Rigorous – asks hard questions, validates assumptions, connects the dots.
  • Passion for great project design: You should know what works, what doesn’t and why.

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision insurance;
  • Frequent travel to industry tournaments and events;
  • Kitchen stocked with refreshments, cereals, bread, spreads (coffee machines everywhere – our founding team is Italian after all!).