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Vice President, Sourcing Construction and Facilities


Universal City, CA 03-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

The Position:

The Vice President, Construction and Facilities Sourcing will be a part of the NBCUniversal Group Procurement organization and will lead Sourcing activities related to corporate services, construction and maintenance services. This leader will build relationships with operations and real estate senior executives as well as external suppliers to deliver innovative solutions that drive savings, sustainability, and efficiency at scale across NBCU.

This is an extraordinary leadership opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic leader with demonstrated procurement experience in managing complex Facilities and Construction projects. This position requires a strong knowledge of executing transformational leadership in a high growth and fast paced organization. This individual must have the ability to excel in a highly matrixed environment, efficiently define strategies and execute towards results with focus and a sense of urgency.

This leader will be expected to drive value and be held accountable to the Facilities and Construction goals of the G&A procurement team.


Team Leadership:
• Build and lead a high-performing strategic sourcing team, providing mentorship, guidance, and professional development opportunities
• Serve as an energetic, hands-on, and decisive manager while maintaining a high-level view. A curious thinker who is positive and a motivated team player with a participative management style that looks to include and teach others
• Foster a collaborative and innovative culture within the G&A organization
• Lead by example in developing a high performing team that takes ownership and accountability for projects and executes using operational best practices
• Create an environment in which performance excellence is fostered and develop a culture that supports change efforts and fresh perspectives

Strategic Sourcing:
• Develop and execute deal/category strategies in conjunction with stakeholders and rapidly resolve issues across multiple deals and categories simultaneously. This includes making logical and sound recommendations despite ambiguities and uncertainties
• Develop and align the NBCU construction and facilities tower to leverage procurement scale across Comcast, Universal Parks and Destination and NBCUniversal
• Identify cost-saving opportunities and establish supplier relationships to achieve favorable terms and pricing

Stakeholder & Supplier Management:
• Own relationships with executive stakeholders, be a trusted advisor for all sourcing matters within the construction and facilities towers
• Demonstrate a strong leadership capability with proven ability to establish, maintain and influence stakeholders at senior levels
• Develop alignment with the wider business and stakeholders to actively get involved in demand management initiatives, deliver optimal value by focusing on outcomes and delivering on cost savings opportunities
Operational Excellence:
• Be forward thinking and solutions focused. This includes the ability to anticipate problems, recognizing the broader implication of issues, awareness of internal/external factors and develop responses/solutions to proactively address such situations
• There should be a high level of transparency into the work that is being done by and across the team, whether in negotiation & contracting, category management, business relationship management, and deal approvals

Data Analysis & Reporting:
• Use data and apply robust analytics to model various business scenarios and analyze resulting cost, impact, risks, and benefits to inform and recommend business solutions
• Present commercial related reports and solutions to senior management and key business partners

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.


Required Qualifications:
• Minimum 12 years of progressive strategic sourcing/procurement experience at a senior level
• Minimum 6 years of people management including effectively leading teams through organizational change management
• Construction and facilities sourcing experience, including principles, methods and practices related to strategic sourcing, and complex negotiations; a proven track record of high value, complex deal making successes, especially with sole source vendors
• Demonstrated success in negotiating and contracting strategic initiatives
• Advanced in applying job knowledge, business experience and financial understanding to make effective decisions that balance costs, risks and sustainability
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Law or related field
• MBA or JD

Desired Characteristics:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to listen, understand and influence; confidence and presence to interact with vendors and senior leadership
• A high level of interpersonal and project management skills with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally, critical thinking and problem-solving skills; must be able to thrive in a dynamic environment using change management to coach others
• Self-motivated with attention to detail, positive attitude and ability to work as a team member
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions and identify trends, opportunities and areas for improvement
• Organization and time management skills to juggle multiple projects to meet deadlines and objectives
• Advanced skills in PowerPoint

Additional Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA.
• This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $195,000 - $230,000 (bonus and long-term incentive


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm01n6-3-239-91-5-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $195,000 to $230,000 Per Year ($ USD)