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Riot's Procurement team partners with deal owners to secure all goods and services needed. We apply policies that help mitigate risk while allowing for maximum value in our deals. From getting large projects approved and negotiating contracts, to tracking orders and payments, we help deal owners navigate the journey.

As a Procurement Buyer, you'll report to a Procurement Supervisor to purchase equipment, materials, supplies, and services. As a Buyer for Riot, you will partner with the business to research, evaluate, and buy products to meet our daily operational needs. You are an astute, analytical, advisor with negotiation and dealmaking expertise.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise deal owners on purchasing decisions in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with deal owners to identify product and service requirements.
  • Manage commodities by understanding business needs, deal owners' requirements, and engaging suitable suppliers.
  • Complete bidding, including RFx events, multiple bids and/or direct supplier negotiation.
  • Collaborate with deal owners, suppliers, and Riot's Legal team to build contracts that are fair, comprehensive, provide protection, and mitigate risk.
  • Thoroughly review and approve requisitions and change orders for assigned commodities. Assist deal owners in ensuring that purchase requisitions are accurate, complete, and comply with contractual terms.
  • Monitor open POs and address all potential issues including, contract expirations, lingering un-invoiced amounts, etc.
  • Conduct regular supplier business reviews to assess supplier performance and compliance. Identify candidates for Riot's preferred suppliers list.
  • Participate in special projects, which include: evaluating current processes, assisting with system testing, facilitating cross-training exercises, supporting accounting with month-end activities, etc.

Required Qualifications: 

  • 2 years previous buying experience or ability to demonstrate comparable knowledge and skills
  • Ability to take initiative and exercise good business judgment with minor supervision
  • Project Management and followthrough skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and articulate procurement policies to deal owners
  • Ability to partner with and provide guidance to deal owners and suppliers

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration
  • Experience with Excel, Word, Google Suite
  • Experience with Coupa
  • Experience with reviewing and negotiating contract clauses
  • Knowledge of proper contract structure and data protection

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

Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.