Spring Intern - Global Procurement, M&A Sourcing Integration Management

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 11-09-2022
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Global Procurement Intern, M&A Sourcing Integration Management – Spring 2023

The Sony Pictures Entertainment Internship program offers a unique opportunity to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These seasonal, paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allows you to build your resume, experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities. This Spring Internship is from January through May 26th and all candidates must be able to work between 10-29 hours a week, Monday through Friday (flexible depending on school schedule) at our Culver City location.


Sony Pictures Entertainment Global Procurement is a dynamic and key contributor across the studio and comprises the following teams: Sourcing, Procurement, Alliances, and Travel. All teams collaborate to help guide the businesses to preferred strategic suppliers and/or established buying channels to drive compliance to procurement and business strategies. This department is full of fast-paced, highly energetic individuals that thrive on making a difference to the company.

The M&A Sourcing Integration Management team leads Procurement and Sourcing in the planning and execution related to integration of acquired companies. The team owns the end-to-end integration process and associated activities – from the initial development of strategic integration plans (with milestones and timelines) to execution of the tactical plan (opportunity identification & execution, technology deployment, policy enforcement, etc.).

• Support the development of a comprehensive M&A Sourcing and Procurement Integration Playbook that lays out repeatable processes that accelerate integration and ensures a seamless transition to business as usual
• Collaborate with Sourcing & Procurement teams to build standard Integration Q&A templates – to be leveraged when interviewing newly acquired companies about their current purchasing processes, spend systems, preferred vendors, etc.
• Collect training and policy documents from various Sourcing & Procurement teams to build a repository of critical documents to be distributed to acquired companies upon integration
• Cleanse/analyze acquired company spend data (incl. assessment of top suppliers, high spend categories, etc.)
• Partner with Sourcing Category teams to support the identification and tracking of potential integration savings/synergy opportunities leveraging insights gathered through spend analysis and information collected through interviews with acquired company stakeholders
• Develop and maintain project management trackers to ensure continued progress on identified opportunities across acquired companies
• Facilitate meetings and workshops with internal Sourcing & Procurement teams as well as external business stakeholders – including compiling & sharing agendas, capturing meeting notes / key action items

• Relevant education or experience in Sourcing & Procurement
• Proficient (at a minimum) in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong analytical thinker – able to dive into data and derive meaningful insights
• Self-starter with a positive attitude – able to be proactive, resourceful, and flexible
• Exceptional organization and project management skills
• Detail oriented and highly skilled in time management
• Demonstrates the ability to learn and adapt quickly to new challenges
• Collaborative and a team player – comfortable working across various teams
• Understands and shows passion for the entertainment industry developments
• Strong ethics and integrity, including the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and handle sensitive information and materials

USA - Culver City - Studio Lot - CA01

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dybe7p-18-232-179-5-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.