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Procurement Global Process Owner

Discovery Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Discovery Inc

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States,
Req ID: 33101


The Warner Bros Discovery Procurement Global Process Owner is responsible for managing the source to contract process from end-to-end. This position plays an integral role in enabling efficiency and strategic value within the Procurement organization. The successful holder of the position will have a deep understanding of the procurement function, the ability to collaborate with a diverse global team, and prior experience in procurement. Responsibilities include implementation, maintenance and improvement of the process along with a deep understanding of how the source to contract process interacts with upstream and downstream processes.

Current WBD employees will be given preferential consideration for this opportunity. This position will only be posted for five business days.


Procurement Process standardization & optimization
  • Drive consistency in the procurement process from identification of business need to contract expiration
  • Continually assess the process and identify areas of improvement that support a balance of business satisfaction, best practice, and compliance
  • Develop and maintain process documentation and other reference material for the procurement team and business
  • Provide ongoing guidance to the business on the procurement process
  • Work closely with system owners to configure and enhance systems that support the process
  • Identify and support initiatives that leverage process automation, increase efficiency in the process, and increase user adoption of systems
  • Monitor industry for best practices, trends, and system offerings and drive the changes to improve procurement processes and systems.
  • Provide functional and change management leadership for system implementations and system enhancements. Act as a subject matter expert to ensure the appropriate functionality is implemented.
  • Provide direction and manage the workload of direct reports

Process owner liaison
  • Work with other process owners to enable a streamlined and efficient end to end operational procurement process
  • Reduce friction and ambiguity in areas of process handover and overlap with other departments
  • Work closely with data owners in the process to leverage single data points of truth and support master data governance

Policy maintenance
  • Manage updates to the Procurement Policy
  • Ensure alignment with other related policies, e.g. Travel & Expense, P2P, Delegation of Authority

Market Intelligence & Capability Development
  • Proactively monitor and provide market research and intelligence to category teams in support of category strategies and sourcing project plans
  • Identify ongoing education opportunities for the procurement staff to grow their skills and capabilities towards professional best practices.
  • Drive adoption and use of market research tools and advisory partners



8+ years of strategy, project management, and/or sourcing experience in a sophisticated sourcing environment

  • Bachelors degree in business or supply chain management related field; Masters degree in a related field (e.g. MBA) a plus
  • Experience in project management and process improvement (e.g. Lean Process Improvement, Six Sigma, etc.); PMP a plus
  • Professional accreditation in sourcing / procurement a plus

  • Demonstrates consistent success in meeting or exceeding goals, timelines, and expectations for multiple projects that may be occurring simultaneously.
  • Proven ability to build confidence and trust with internal and external constituencies and provide excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others, negotiate appropriately, and coordinate efforts across multiple departments
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to proactively manage a variety of projects and timelines; demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to manage multiple assignments and deliverables simultaneously
  • Knowledge of procurement processes and related reporting requirements
  • Proven ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills along with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Strong communication skills with ability to interact with all levels in the company
  • Experience with SAP, Ariba, Workday Strategic Sourcing a plus
  • Proactive and driven to identify, implement, and monitor continuous improvement opportunities.
  • A wide-ranging background with experience in a variety of process areas/departments and a desire to continuously learn


Posted: 2022-09-15 Expires: 2022-10-17

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