Senior Analyst, Strategic Sourcing

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 166555

Position Title: Senior Analyst, Global Sourcing

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc (EA) is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Senior Analyst with experience facilitating market due diligence by leading bid processes and driving commercial contract negotiations. You will have experience driving internal partner engagement, demonstrated strategic thought processes, development of sourcing strategies, RFx, and contract negotiations.

You will be an individual contributor role in the Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) North America team located in Redwood Shores, California. You will be responsible for sourcing activities in partnership with a variety of internal departments including IT, Facilities (Workplace & Employee Services), Marketing, Studios, and Competitive Gaming.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Listen to our internal partner requirements, advise them on best practice, prepare and agree on negotiation strategies
  • Organize multiple partner and support teams to engage suppliers and complete transactions
  • Promote increased value through direct negotiation and other sourcing methods with essential suppliers
  • Partner with and influence departments and build successful relationships
  • Assist partners as they manage ongoing supplier relationships
  • Work with internal experts (e.g., Legal, Tax, and Security) to create contract structures which maximize EA's return for current and long-term supplier relationships
  • Incorporate EA's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) best practices for Supplier Diversity and Sustainable Procurement into negotiation strategies and best practices
  • Analyze unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and corporate procedures
  • Understand our needs and requirements so that agreement terms are complete, scalable and cost-effective
  • Participate in GSS team development projects to improve the sourcing experience across EA

Job Attributes:

  • Strategic Thinker. You will be experienced at tactical engagements. You will exhibit creative, adaptable and work to find the best solutions for our partners
  • Negotiator. You will negotiate terms, conditions, and pricing with EA Suppliers for a range of products and services. You will collect contract requirements, developing contractual agreements, negotiating terms and presenting deals to senior management
  • Communicator. Provide clear email communications, explain complex business agreements with well-constructed summaries, and lead supplier negotiations
  • Facilitator. Address and confront difficult realities. Including partnering with others to manage and perform on numerous projects in parallel
  • Value Driver. Demonstrate experience increasing value with supplier For example, familiarity with the terms and deal structures which promote or ensure delivery of services, reduce risk and drive best value
  • RF(x) Manager. Prepare RFI/RFQ/RFP documents with requesting departments, evaluating proposals, and assisting in the selection of bidders

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 Years relevant Strategic Sourcing or Procurement Experience
  • Experience with indirect spend such as technology, marketing or facilities
  • Experience working within a US or European multinational company and remote teams

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Community / Marketing Title: Senior Analyst, Strategic Sourcing

Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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