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As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for handling the company's end to end sourcing operations with an initial focus on our office and facilities costs. Your craft expertise will assist deal owners in evaluating the marketplace, selecting preferred suppliers, advising and arranging favorable contract terms, and providing financial analysis.

You will be passionate about what all the teams in Riot are working on and help them achieve value for our players through a strong sourcing strategy

Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and manage company's overall sourcing strategy and systems
  • Develop and create agreement around sourcing strategies for through analysis of data and deep engagement with partners
  • Build relationships with vendors and key suppliers
  • Negotiate pricing and control costs
  • Work with internal stakeholders to set sourcing goals and educate them on the goals of sourcing strategy
  • Create, manage and own RFP process; in addition to the bid processes to support our needs while ensuring understanding of project goals and partner success criteria including requirements gathering, bid communications, and bid analysis
  • Work with FP&A team on yearly budget depending on sourcing needs
  • Prepare analyses and make suggestions for improvement of overall sourcing strategy
  • Set sourcing standards and controls
  • Keep updated of industry and market trends and best practices
  • Adhere to all relevant guidelines and regulations

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a Sourcing Lead/Manager for 4-5 years
  • Outstanding negotiation abilities
  • Previous experience in sourcing on office, facilities and travel costs
  • Experience with project management, negotiation, contract management, performing spend analysis, and creating sourcing strategies
  • Experience analyzing supplier proposals and model costs for return on investment, total cost of ownership, risk, and overall value - with the ability to share that data in a way that resonates with our partners
  • Flexibility and agility to cope with challenging priorities.
  • Great communication, interpersonal and networking skills
  • Hands on experience with sourcing software
  • Any additional training or certificate will be considered an advantage

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you! Don't forget to include a resume. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.