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Strategic Sourcing Manager

FanDuel

FanDuel

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey, Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).

THE ROSTER

At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager, Customer Ops / Payments & Generalist to join their S2P Organization. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Risk & Performance, this individual will manage, oversee and execute sourcing, negotiation, contracting activities across indirect and direct categories in support of Customer Operations / Payments and general business areas providing management, oversight and execution of associated activities in collaboration with Market Leaders, Partners, Stakeholders and Negotiation & Contracting Teams.

Occasional travel may be required. If you’re an experienced sourcing, negotiation and contracting professional who has a successful record of operating in a complex, global environment and thrives on value generation, collaboration, transparency, and visibility, this is the opportunity for you.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Engage, foster relationships, and collaborate with stakeholders across S2P and business areas domestically and internationally.
  • Provide guidance and ensure leveraging of existing relationships globally, mitigate supply chain risks, generate value, and ensure compliance with policies, processes and procedures end to end.
  • Implement and execute strategic sourcing, negotiation, contracting methodology and category management principles for associated focus areas including, but not limited to strategic planning, business alignment and execution.
  • Manage and lead sourcing, negotiating, and contracting activities in support of Customer Operations / Payments Internal Business Partners and General business areas as assigned.
  • Assess opportunities, develop requirements, lead RFx events, identify, engage, and select suppliers, and contract for goods and services globally.
  • Consistently conduct market research leveraging both internal and external SMEs, information, professional networks, and market intelligence sources to understand market, demand, and supplier trends, mitigate risks, and potential value generation (Hard Savings, Avoidances, Payment Terms etc.) opportunities.
  • Develop strategic sourcing and category plans with estimated costs and potential savings based on identified opportunities, expected demand, and contract renewal pipeline.
  • Manage complex negotiations, draft, and execute contracts in close collaboration with Stakeholders, Legal, Cyber Security, Supplier Management, and other relevant business partners to ensure inclusion of aligned requirements, scope, SLAs, commercial provisions, and risk mitigation.
  • Drive business partner understanding and adherence to our policies, procedures and processes through collaboration, guidance, training.
  • Meet or exceed Value Generation goals inclusive of yearly Hard Savings, Avoidance, Payment Terms, etc. through collaboration, partnerships, and negotiations.
  • Execute initiatives and projects as required and assigned by Director of Director of Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Risk & Performance.

THE STATS
What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of sourcing, negotiation, contracting, procurement and stakeholder management experience or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Our ideal candidate will have a breath of knowledge in the Customer Operations / Payment space as well as general business areas.
  • “Business Curious” and eager to invest time building effective relationships with internal stakeholders to fully understand our business, build confidence and be a trusted advisor.
  • Understanding of the commercial environment and the management of internal and external partners.
  • Strong commercial and negotiation skills and proven Value Generation results.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills with ability to present ideas in a concise and organized manner.
  • Strong attention to detail, project management skills, results oriented and well organized.
  • Respectful, collaborative and experienced in working with multi-functional and cross-cultural teams.
  • Flexibility to collaborate with team members across time zones when needed.
  • Proficiency in S2P tools, such as Oracle, Coupa, SAP/Ariba, etc.
  • Strong Microsoft Suite proficiency required.

PLAYER BENEFITS
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $114,000 - $143,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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