Head of SourcingWargamingPosted: 27/01/2020

Job Summary

Wargaming is looking for an experienced professional in the procurement field to become the Global Head of Procurement in our Prague-based office. In this role, you will manage teams located across our Cyprus HQ, Kiev, Minsk and Prague offices, totalling around 15 people, and be responsible for sourcing activities for the Wargaming Group.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with business stakeholders to tailor a toolkit that consists of framework agreements, standard templates (RFP and evaluation criteria) and incorporates a total cost of ownership (TCO) approach as well as supplier KPIs, for assigned categories
  • Develop sourcing strategies based on annual budget plans for procurement
  • Establish strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify and improve all aspects of the procurement process from processing incoming requests from internal stakeholders to tendering (supply chain management) and service/maintenance contracting, up to getting feedback from stakeholders on further process improvements
  • Manage tender prequalification, evaluation and on-boarding of approved vendors 
  • Manage annual vendor review, evaluation and improvement processes
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce costs and improve effectiveness
  • Perform purchase-category management
  • Review and control global contracts with strategic vendors on a regular basis (including negotiations and communication)
  • Perform risk management assessments for vendor contracts and agreements

Skills/Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in global procurement environment, managing direct reports, and leadership experience, including significant exposure to senior levels of management
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and being a part of complex strategy discussions
  • Ability to skilfully navigate a complex environment that is akin to a “family company”, developing it into a structured business and understanding stakeholders and their needs 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze data, understand market trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing multicultural environment
  • Proven track record in building highly effective interpersonal business relationships in a matrixed organization
  • Knowledge of professional services (legal, tax, audit, etc.)
  • Experience in conducting business in the CIS region or an understanding of CIS culture

Benefits


Company

An award-winning online game developer and publisher. One of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market, the company delivers authentic gaming experiences and services across PC, console and mobile platforms.


Industry

Gaming

Company Type

Private

Official website

https://wargaming.com/en/

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