Procurement Manager (393)

Job Description

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Ubisoft Reflections is a lead studio with a 35-year heritage and known for technical innovation, creating immersive worlds and vehicle & driving technology. The studio has collaborated with creative teams from other Ubisoft studios from around the world to contribute to the creation of some of the industry’s most acclaimed AAA games, the most recent of which include Watch Dogs Legion, Tom Clancy’s The Division & The Division 2, Assassins Creed Syndicate, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands as well as ground-breaking in-house projects, such as the award-winning Grow Home and Grow Up series.

Job Purpose

Implement end to end procurement systems and ultimately be responsible for the management of purchases and associated costs and risks across Ubisoft Reflections and Ubisoft Leamington. 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with internal clients concerning the contracts and negotiations with suppliers to ensure that contracts fulfil the internal demands;
  • Be responsible for contract application working closely with HQ Legal;
  • Build strong relationship with internal stakeholders i.e. Finance, IT & Production;
  • Evaluate current suppliers, ensure terms for example deliver in time and within our ethical demands;
  • Negotiate, source and compare prices with potential suppliers and develop relationships with existing suppliers;
  • Implement full system from PTP taking all stakeholder through new processes and responsibilities;
  • Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times;
  • Collaborate with HQ Procurement to find best practices, global deals, processes, tools etc;
  • Working closely with production to support all contract needs for outsourcing, mocap, music, scriptwriting, marketing assets where needed
  • Assist Finance Director with other associated tasks.

Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication and networking skills;
  • Have experience of Data Analysis;
  • Have superior organizational skills and project manager skills;
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management procedures, logistics skills & strategic planning abilities;
  • Specialised Industry Knowledge within Gaming, TV or Film Industry would be desirable;
  • Knowledge of Supply Management Software (Database Management, Inventory Management, etc).

Relevant Experience

  • Previous experience of managing a procurement function;
  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Business, Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management is desirable.

 

Additional Information

Benefits & Relocation

Flexible working, 22 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown, private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and many more... 

Relocation assistance is available to anyone currently living 50 miles or more from the studio location. Please contact a member of the talent acquisition team to find out what we have to offer and how we can support with your move here... relocation really doesn't have to be a daunting prospect. 

Find out more about Ubisoft Reflections: https://reflections.ubisoft.com/about/ubisoft-reflections/

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Ubisoft Reflections & Ubisoft Leamington is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

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