The Walt Disney Company Senior Manager Sourcing & Procurement - TWDC in Argentina

  • Objective: Leading the strategic sourcing of goods and services across TWDC LatAm’s business units.

Responsibilities :

  • Work with Disney Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) global leadership to develop and execute strategic plans, including supply chain, process and infrastructure improvements.

  • Ensure TWDC Latin America develops and maintains best-in-class procurement processes as well as playing a key role in contributing to the financial performance of the company.

  • Support the various Latin America markets and businesses with a focus predominantly on marketing/media services, general & professional services, media production and advertising spending.

  • Develop and implement operational and strategic category plans in alignment with the global category leads; establish and lead cross-functional teams responsible for developing and implementing Strategic Sourcing agreements with preferred suppliers. Continuously look to improve the company’s bottom line, identify efficiency opportunities, improve customer service and reduce total cost of ownership.

  • Build/establish strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors to drive enhanced value and innovation.

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 8 or 10+ years’ experience leading procurement teams, preferably in a multinational or media/entertainment company.

  • Oversight in sourcing & procuring a diversified range of products and services with specific experience in sourcing Marketing/Media/Professional Services and Technology categories as an advantage.

  • Deep understanding of LATAM market.

  • Deep Knowledge of best practices – i.e., procurement card, EDI, ERS, EFT, strategic alliances, supplier certification, etc.

Required Education :

  • Degree in Business or Finance preferred.

  • CPM, CIPs, EIPM or similar certification.

Preferred Education :

  • Bilingual Spanish-English fluency (written and oral)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Excel, MS Project. Experience with SAP.

  • Good understanding of Sourcing tools such as Ariba or similar.

  • Ability to use e-RFx technology

Job ID: 531250BR

Location: ,Argentina

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International